Savoury Sweet Potato Waffles

Savoury sweet potato waffles

I adore waffles, and we make all kinds in our waffle maker, from Parmesan & Paprika Potato Waffles and Marmite Waffles to Double Chocolate Brownie-Style Waffles and French Toast Waffles. So we were absolutely on board to try the 14 waffle recipes within Regula Ysewijn’s Dark Rye & Honey Cake including these fabulous Savoury Sweet Potato Waffles. Read more ... Read more »

Dark Rye & Honey Cake by Regula Ysewijn

Dark Rye & Honey Cake by Regula Ysewijn

After two books focusing on British puddings (Pride & Pudding) and baking (Oats in the North, Wheat from the South), a special interest Downton Abbey Christmas Cookbook, and The National Trust Book of Puddings, Dark Rye & Honey Cake is Belgian food writer, culinary historian and photographer Regula Ysewijn’s first cookbook dedicated to ‘festival baking ... Read more »

Excellent Eats on Islay, Scotland

The island of Islay is perhaps best known for its many whisky distilleries including Lagavulin, Laphroaig, Caol Ila, Kilchoman and Bruichladdich. Many of the fifty thousand or so visitors a year go for the whisky, a huge number of them during Islay’s annual whisky and music festival, Feis Isle. Pete and I have attended the ... Read more »

A Light Lunch at The Honey Café, Bronllys

The Honey Café, Bronllys

Last weekend we popped up to Brecon for their annual food festival inside the market hall. Lots of great vendors from whom we bought baklava, garlicky smoked bacon, a chocolate brownie featuring turkish delight, three jars of fruit curd in mango, passion fruit and orange flavours, a hunk of pancetta, and a punnet of fresh ... Read more »

Plaza Khao Gaeng at Arcade Food Hall

Gung Pad Sator Sai Gapi, Gaeng Som Tom Yam, Muu Hong, Gaeng Gati Gai, Khai Dow and Khao Hom Mali Mai

Right next to Tottenham Court Road tube station, where the neighbourhoods of Holborn, Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia and Soho converge, and at the foot of the iconic Centre point building is the Arcade Food Hall, which opened in 2022. Upstairs within the food hall is Plaza Khao Gaeng, a Southern Thai khao gaeng (rice with curry) restaurant by ... Read more »

3 Week Vietnam Itinerary | Food, Culture, History, Cities & Nature

Hoi An, Vietnam

Heading to Vietnam? If you are interested in food, culture and history, and you enjoy both bustling cities and stunning natural scenery our three week Vietnam itinerary will help you plan a perfect trip, and make the most of your time in this beautiful country. This itinerary covers the vibrant and busy cities of Hanoi ... Read more »

Baozi Inn, London Bridge

Traditional Dumplings (Jiaozi) Served With Chilli Oil and Chicken Skewer In Caramelized Sauce

It’s been a while since I last went to Baozi Inn, Soho, not since we’d moved away from London four years ago. I took advantage of a recent London citybreak to visit the London Bridge branch, just a couple of minutes walk from ever-popular Borough Market. Our hotel was just round the corner from the ... Read more »

Korean Soy Sauce Beef with Jammy Egg (Jangjorim)

Soy Sauce Beef with Jammy Egg

This delicious Korean dish of soy sauce beef with jammy egg from Su Scott’s Rice Table: Korean Recipes & Stories To Feed The Soul is supreme comfort food. Tender beef in a salty, sweet sauce with marinated eggs, eaten with plain rice, this is the kind of food that I crave when feeling cold, tired ... Read more »

Korean Spicy Radish Salad (Musaengchae)

The Korean radish is a hugely popular vegetable in Korean cuisine. The root’s firm, crunchy texture is prized in pickled and fermented forms, but is also used fresh and dried. The leaves are also used as a fresh green vegetable. Also known as daikon (Japanese), mooli (Hindi), Oriental radish, winter radish and white radish, Raphanus sativus ... Read more »