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 »

Rice Table: Korean Recipes & Stories To Feed The Soul by Su Scott

Rice Table by Su Scott (cover)

It’s no secret, by the time I publish this review, that I adore Rice Table: Korean Recipes & Stories To Feed The Soul, the debut cookbook of award-winning food writer, recipe developer, and mother Su Scott. I’ve been raving about the book via social media for a good few weeks, and Pete’s made several recipes ... Read more »

The Seafood Bar in Soho, London

Mixed Grill From the Plancha

Having moved out of London to rural Wales four years ago, I miss the city’s incredible diversity and quality of restaurants enormously. But we visit family regularly, and each time I cherish the opportunity to eat out at old favourites and exciting newcomers. Often, I lean towards the cuisines of East and South East Asia ... Read more »

Visiting South Korea’s Yuja (Yuzu) Capital in Goheung County

Duwon Agricultural Cooperative in Goheung Jeollonam Province South Korea

Yuzu is one of my favourite kinds of fruit. In the UK this distinctive citrus fruit is strongly associated with Japan, which is where I first encountered it during our holidays there. As the popularity of Japanese cuisine has grown in the UK, so too has awareness and appreciation of yuzu fruit; indeed it’s English-language ... Read more »