Restaurant Review: The Hoxton Apprentice, London

Had a lovely evening at The Hoxton Apprentice restaurant last night with four of my girlfriends – we try and meet once a month for dinner and it was my turn to choose. As the others were booked in to tour Dennis Severs’ House before dinner (I didn’t fancy it) I wanted to find something… Read more »

December 19, 2006

Restaurant Review: Zaika Restaurant, High Street Kensington, London

Last night I had the pleasure of being taken out by a friend to Zaika Restaurant in High Street Kensington (London). Zaika is a modern and stylish restaurant offering Indian fusion cuisine –offering both reworked traditional classics and original dishes blending eastern and western flavours. On opening in 1999 the restaurant garnered very positive reviews… Read more »

December 1, 2006

Our Mamta’s Kitchen Feast!

I know that as a keen cook’s daughter people might assume that I’d naturally be able to recreate all my mum’s delicious Indian recipes and that I grew up cooking Indian food at her apron strings. But I have to confess that while both my sister and I grew up learning to cook from both… Read more »

August 22, 2006