Jackson + Rye | American Dining in London

The first Jackson + Rye opened in Soho in 2013, a successful launch by Richard Caring, one of London’s best known restaurateurs. Sites in Chiswick and Richmond followed. The latest, near Bank station in the City, is the second new site after Kingston since the chain was purchased by Cote Restaurants in January this year…. Read more »

December 17, 2016

Sweet Potato Dauphinoise With Caramelised Red Onion Chutney

Taking a leaf from the Americans and their typical Thanks Giving meals, I am particularly drawn to the inclusion of sweet potato dishes as a rich and delicious side to roast turkey. So much so that I decided to add this tradition to our Christmas Day feast, creating a creamy Dauphinoise of sweet potato layered… Read more »

December 15, 2016

Travel Quote Tuesday | Kazuo Ishiguro

How often have you been on a trip when you’ve found inspiration for some project or other to embark upon when you get home? Or even just a new way of handling something you’ve been doing for a long time already? Partly it’s the inspiration of what we see and do while travelling (taking a… Read more »

December 13, 2016

Happy Eating, Happy Memories

It’s no secret that I love good food and sometimes I love it a little too much! The older I get, the more heartburn and indigestion become a regular nuisance, especially when I overindulge or I’m particularly stressed. In fact, you won’t catch me leaving the house without a packet of Rennie tablets in my… Read more »

December 12, 2016

Kavey’s Cheeseboard & Chutney Quiche

This may sound like heresy from a self-confessed cheese addict but sometimes – especially after a few weeks of excess eating that nearly always includes a copious cheese board – I really fancy something different. It’s not that I get cheesed out… wash your mouth out for even thinking such a thing! But the same… Read more »

December 8, 2016

Travel Quote Tuesday | Diane Arbus

‘Diane Arbus was an American photographer and writer noted for photographs of marginalized people—dwarfs, giants, transgender people, nudists, circus performers —and others whose normality was perceived by the general populace as ugly or surreal.’ (Wiki) What that says to me is that she excelled in finding beauty where others fail to see it, a quality… Read more »

December 6, 2016

School of Wok’s Stir Fried Sichuan Chicken Recipe

I’ve attended many, many, many cookery classes over the years. I’ve enjoyed nearly all of them but a few have definitely stood out from the crowd, and those include every class I’ve ever taken at School of Wok. There is a great balance between fun and learning, with class sizes of 8-16 ensuring that everyone… Read more »

December 2, 2016

Wok & Roll At The School of Wok | Giveaway + Recipe

At the School of Wok you’ll not only learn to wok around the clock, you’ll become a bona fide wok star! Yes the puns come thick and fast but teaching is taken seriously, with a clear focus on students not only having fun (of which there is plenty) but also learning, learning, learning. Over the… Read more »

December 2, 2016

Kavey Eats Cookbooks 2016 + Eat Your Books Giveaway

I’ve enjoyed lots and lots of great cookery books this year, and reviewed several of them here on Kavey Eats. I used to find it hard to make use of my full collection until I started using Eat Your Books, an online service that helps you catalogue all the books you own, and to easily… Read more »

November 30, 2016