Vietnamese caramel pork with quick-pickled veg – new recipe

Vietnamese caramel pork with quick-pickled vegetables as an accompaniment – here’s my latest recipe for you to try. I love, love, love Vietnamese food. It’s fresh, healthy, tasty and quick and easy to make. Plus if you live in London like I do, there are plenty of Vietnamese restaurants where you can go to enjoy […]

Week 16 & 17 – Asian food from Hoo Hing

Ever since I first drove past Hoo Hing Asian supermarket on the North Circular (I say drove, probably a more accurate description would be ‘ever since I was first stuck in traffic by Hoo Hing), I have been keen to go there and indulge in my favourite hobby of filling my cupboards with unusual food. […]

Cream tea at Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium, and dinner at Song Que – review

When I heard that a cat cafe was going to open in London, it’s fair to say that I was more than a little bit excited. Cats and food are two of my favourite things, and whilst most people will agree they don’t go together fantastically well, I was still looking forward to a visit […]

Is little and often really the way to go?

Last week was my first attempt to curb my evening chocolate snacking by eating little and often throughout the day. Usually I eat my weekday breakfast (porridge made with skimmed milk, mixed with a grated apple and cinnamon) before 8am, and then don’t eat again until 1pm when I have my packed lunch (soup with […]