Tomorrow C and I are off to Berlin for a 2 night City Break. Already booked a table for Thursday evening at the number 1 rated restaurant in Berlin on Trip Advisor, Restaurant Heising and have a tour of the Reichstag booked for tomorrow. I’ve got the day off today as well to sort things […]
We really do have the palette for Chinese food at the moment as here is a view of our 3rd or 4th weekly Chinese meal in a row. Tonight it’s chicken with red pepper and pea nuts all lovingly stir-fried in the wok…enjoy.
The feeling! The freedom! The…the…the sheer joy! I’ve done it, I’ve made a list! OK, it may not be up there with Billy Joel’s ‘We Didn’t Start The Fire’ list but I bet he didn’t feel so blissfully empowered as I do having completed mine. You see, I am, after all, Lazy Bill. I don’t […]
This time it’s Curried Rice Noodles with Chicken; a Thai dish (I know, not, of course, Chinese) made with a traditional Thai red curry paste – as this was a mid-week meal I used a ready made paste. Quite quick and easy to cook; heat some oil in a wok, add the curry paste and […]
We all love Italian coffee, right? Well, certainly the versions of latte, cappuccino served up by the giant conglomerates such as Starbucks, Costa, Nero etc and copied by copious independent cafes, merely to keep pace. But what about Turkish coffee? My first perception of Turkish coffee was when I would travel to Tottenham Hotspur home […]
Preserve them! I’ve been a keen cook since the early 1980s (I have a feeling that story will be one of the subjects of a future blog) and some 30 years on I’m currently getting to know and enjoy cooking from countries that embrace Muslim culture mainly thanks to a book C bought me for […]
Saturday night rib-eye steak cooked rare with sweet potato mash, spinach, fried fennel and onion, grilled tomatoes.