Endo at the Rotunda, London

Endo at the Rotunda, London

Extraordinary evening few nights ago at Endo at the Rotunda, which happened to be the first and the last day of the opening due to the suddenly announced lockdown. Endo-san @kazutoshi.endo has been working on this brilliant menu as well as the new shari recipe the whole year. While the…

18
Dec
United Kingdom: London
Ikoyi

Ikoyi

Ikoyi

One of the most forward-thinking chefs in Europe of his generation, Jeremy Chan founded Ikoyi with his friend Iré Hassan-Odukale in 2017 inspired by Nigerian cuisine, completely new and unheard back then. One Michelin star and 3 years later, Ikoyi has largely outgrown itself. The cooking is still very much about the…

14
Dec '20
Kol – Mexican in London

Kol – Mexican in London

Kol – Mexican in London

A truly memorable dinner at Kol, the just-opened Mexican restaurant by the former Noma chef Santiago Lastra @santiagolas, who was also behind the now legendary Noma pop-up in Mexico a few years ago. Cosy and quiet intimate for London standards, all the action at Kol takes place in the center…

11
Dec '20
Claude Bosi at Bibendum, London

Claude Bosi at Bibendum, London

Claude Bosi at Bibendum, London

Exquisite and technically perfect cooking by Lyonnaise chef Claude Bosi @claudebosi1 at Bibendum, London. (2*)

5
Dec '20
Wagyu sukiyaki rice by Daisuke Shimoyama

Wagyu sukiyaki rice by Daisuke Shimoyama

Wagyu sukiyaki rice by Daisuke Shimoyama

Wagyu sukiyaki rice by the chef-owner ofHannahDaisuke Shimoyama. The recipe is as follows… Fry onion with Wagyu fat, add 35 g of sugar, 500 ml sake, 15 ml mirin and Shiitake mushroom. Reduce until half and add 80 ml of dark soy sauce. Dip thinly sliced Wagyu pieces into thereduction.…

28
Nov '20
YUZU RAMEN with PORK CHASHU and NITAMAGO by Masaki Sugisaki

YUZU RAMEN with PORK CHASHU and NITAMAGO by Masaki Sugisaki

YUZU RAMEN with PORK CHASHU and NITAMAGO by Masaki Sugisaki

YUZU RAMEN with PORK CHASHU and NITAMAGO by Masaki Sugisaki, head chef at Dinings SW3may well be the best ramen I’ve had in London and one of the best outside Japan. When living in Tokyo, Masaki-san spent years researching how to make the perfect ramen — full of flavour, but…

27
Nov '20
My best Japanese spots in London

My best Japanese spots in London

My best Japanese spots in London

12
Oct '20
Lunch at A WONG

Lunch at A WONG

Lunch at A WONG

Lunch at A WONG – with Andrew Wong always present at the kitchen, still on the top of the game.

16
Sep '20
Highlight dishes at Mãos

Highlight dishes at Mãos

Highlight dishes at Mãos

Mãos, only 9 seats Michelin starred restaurant by a young Italian- Singaporean chef Edoardo Pellicano. The intimate space is located inBlue Mountain Schooland reminds of a private house with two open kitchens. Edoardo and his team cook from the best British ingredients with Asian and Scandinavian influences. Drinks pairing (natural…

16
Sep '20
Story of Wiltons

Story of Wiltons

Story of Wiltons

Here is the story. British merchant banker and chairman of Hambros Bank, Captain Ronald Olaf Hambro would lunch every weekday in the same restaurant on Jermyn St. in London during the second world war. A time of scarcity and rationing. One day, whilst he was dining, the lady proprietaire who…

15
Sep '20
Three favourite traditional fruit tarts

Three favourite traditional fruit tarts

Three favourite traditional fruit tarts

Three of my favourite traditional French tarts by Richard Wilkins, the head chef of 104 Restaurant in London. Ingredients below. Apricot Tarte Fine Puff pastry:560g bread flour150g milk140g water10g salt56g melted butter in dough456g butter to laminate To finish:Apricot jam Fresh apricots Bake for 30 min in 180 C oven.

7
Jul '20