Shard

My parents, my brother, his girlfriend, my girlfriend and I went to the restaurant (Ting) in the Shard.   The view was amazing and the food was delicious too. We all ordered the set menu (4 courses for £49) accompanied by some lovely white wine. The starter was crab, cucumber , and quails egg (yummy)   The second course was foie gras (awesome)   There … Continue reading Shard

Happy New Year and Sun dried Tomato Pesto

“Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one” – Brad Paisley (I’ve never heard of him either but I liked the quote) Happy New Year! No New Years Resolutions this year. Quick post for a delicious sun dried tomato pesto Ingredients: Handful of sun dried tomatoes 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 2 tbsp virgin olive oil Handful … Continue reading Happy New Year and Sun dried Tomato Pesto

London Sightseeing Baked Salmon Fish Fingers

On Saturday, my girlfriend and I went London sight seeing. We started at the thames in Battersea, walked to Chelsea (Kings Road), walked past various embassies, walked to Buckingham palace and finally to China town where we bought fish sauce, sushi rice, panko breadcrumbs, soy sauce and chilli sauce. We then went to Covent Garden and went to Waterloo. The trip took 3 hours 🙂 … Continue reading London Sightseeing Baked Salmon Fish Fingers

Notting Hill Carnival and Steak and Chorizo Pie

I went to Notting Hill Carnival last weekend for my first time with my girlfriend. We had a few beers, rum cocktail, patty, jerk chicken and some fun. During the Scottish holiday, we (girlfriend and I) went to a pub and had a delicious steak and chorizo pie. The pie below is a adaptation of their pie and it is awesome! Serves: 2 Prep Time: … Continue reading Notting Hill Carnival and Steak and Chorizo Pie

Scotland and Kitchin

Recently, my girlfriend and I went to Glasgow and Edinburgh. We visited Glasgow to see the Commonwealth Games and watched the artistic gymnastic finals. They were awesome! The atmosphere was great and it was thoroughly enjoyable. The women’s floor was my favourite. We also went to the Botanical Gardens, an art gallery (very cultural) and Weatherspoons (less cultural). For food we went to a Japanese … Continue reading Scotland and Kitchin

Ping pong and Chinese Pork and Ginger wonton

My girlfriend, brother and I went to Ping Pong in St Pauls, London. Ping Pong is a Dim Sum Restaurant. Prior to going to the restaurant, I sat waiting at a pub for over an hour by myself waiting for both of them. It beat walking around the shops for an hour I guess. When they eventually arrived we drank a pint then went to … Continue reading Ping pong and Chinese Pork and Ginger wonton