Category Archives: Asian

Everyone’s talking about… Le Bread Days’ salted egg yolk croissant

Le Bread Days is a brilliant neighbourhood bakery-cum-café tucked along a residential road in the KL suburbs. Run by a local Malay lady, it makes delicious buttery pastries, pillowy soft brioche and artisan baguettes, and you won’t find a friendlier

Everyone’s talking about… Le Bread Days’ salted egg yolk croissant

Le Bread Days is a brilliant neighbourhood bakery-cum-café tucked along a residential road in the KL suburbs. Run by a local Malay lady, it makes delicious buttery pastries, pillowy soft brioche and artisan baguettes, and you won’t find a friendlier

Restaurant review: Restrain Green View, Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

There’s a Chinese restaurant on the street behind my dad’s apartment block in Kuala Lumpur that serves some of the best crab you’ll find, well, anywhere. Each time I visit my dad here, he tells me about this restaurant and

Restaurant review: Restrain Green View, Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

There’s a Chinese restaurant on the street behind my dad’s apartment block in Kuala Lumpur that serves some of the best crab you’ll find, well, anywhere. Each time I visit my dad here, he tells me about this restaurant and

London’s top 10 festive menus 2017

The first frost is yet to arrive, but Christmas party planning has already begun, with Thursday and Friday night tables hotly contested for office parties and weekend seats being snapped up for meals with family and friends. While traditional turkey

London’s top 10 festive menus 2017

The first frost is yet to arrive, but Christmas party planning has already begun, with Thursday and Friday night tables hotly contested for office parties and weekend seats being snapped up for meals with family and friends. While traditional turkey

Restaurant review: Prawn on the Lawn, Highbury, London

Several months ago, my friend and I stumbled upon a quaint fishmongers just down the road from Highbury Barn. A stunning display of shiny eyed fresh fish and colourful shellfish was arranged on ice in the window and we couldn’t

Restaurant review: Prawn on the Lawn, Highbury, London

Several months ago, my friend and I stumbled upon a quaint fishmongers just down the road from Highbury Barn. A stunning display of shiny eyed fresh fish and colourful shellfish was arranged on ice in the window and we couldn’t

Restaurant Review: Shabu Express, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The traditional Chinese hotpot is a great way to enjoy an evening of food with friends. Sat around a pot of steaming broth placed atop a hotplate in the centre of the table, everyone gets stuck in, plunging an array

Restaurant Review: Shabu Express, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The traditional Chinese hotpot is a great way to enjoy an evening of food with friends. Sat around a pot of steaming broth placed atop a hotplate in the centre of the table, everyone gets stuck in, plunging an array

Recipe: Shrimp, Chilli and Chive Dumplings

We are now half way through the 15 days of Chinese New Year celebrations. Fireworks are still lighting up the sky at night, shops are still closed and dumplings are still being eaten. Jiao zi are China’s answer to Italy’s ravioli or

Recipe: Shrimp, Chilli and Chive Dumplings

We are now half way through the 15 days of Chinese New Year celebrations. Fireworks are still lighting up the sky at night, shops are still closed and dumplings are still being eaten. Jiao zi are China’s answer to Italy’s ravioli or

Restaurant Review: Lemang To’ki, Bentong, Malaysia

My dad bought a motorbike a couple of months ago and, reverting to the 20-something year old version of himself – which was the last time he owned a motorbike before my mother insisted he got rid (bit of a

Restaurant Review: Lemang To’ki, Bentong, Malaysia

My dad bought a motorbike a couple of months ago and, reverting to the 20-something year old version of himself – which was the last time he owned a motorbike before my mother insisted he got rid (bit of a

The Best Breakfast Spots in Soho, London – A Healthy Start or Morning Munchies?

Soho’s breakfasts are worth waking up early for. They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so take some time to do it properly before you knuckle down for a long day at work. Whether you’re looking

The Best Breakfast Spots in Soho, London – A Healthy Start or Morning Munchies?

Soho’s breakfasts are worth waking up early for. They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so take some time to do it properly before you knuckle down for a long day at work. Whether you’re looking

Restaurant Review: The Thai Kitchen, Kata, Phuket

Sat under a flimsy corrugated roof in what could have been someone’s garage, we ate our most authentic and delicious Thai meal, while on holiday in Phuket. This cookery school-cum-restaurant is a quirky joint with rather amusing decor – close

Restaurant Review: The Thai Kitchen, Kata, Phuket

Sat under a flimsy corrugated roof in what could have been someone’s garage, we ate our most authentic and delicious Thai meal, while on holiday in Phuket. This cookery school-cum-restaurant is a quirky joint with rather amusing decor – close

Restaurant Review: Kata B-B-Q, Kata Beach, Phuket

It’s difficult to suss out which restaurants actual serve up the real deal authentic Thai food when staying in a resort town in Phuket. But Kata B-B-Q, situated right on Kata beach, is one of Kata’s rare gems where you

Restaurant Review: Kata B-B-Q, Kata Beach, Phuket

It’s difficult to suss out which restaurants actual serve up the real deal authentic Thai food when staying in a resort town in Phuket. But Kata B-B-Q, situated right on Kata beach, is one of Kata’s rare gems where you

Restaurant Review: Koya Bar, Soho, London

Ramen restaurants in London are now a dime a dozen. Once places for adventurous foodies to experience a true taste of Tokyo, they’re now old news. The Udon-ya is the new kid in town, and Koya Bar is expertly leading

Restaurant Review: Koya Bar, Soho, London

Ramen restaurants in London are now a dime a dozen. Once places for adventurous foodies to experience a true taste of Tokyo, they’re now old news. The Udon-ya is the new kid in town, and Koya Bar is expertly leading

Recipe: Shrimp, Chilli and Chive Dumplings

新年快樂! As it’s Chinese New Year and the festivities are in full swing, I thought it only right to post a recipe for the dish of the season. When I lived in China, the weekend before CNY my mum and

Recipe: Shrimp, Chilli and Chive Dumplings

新年快樂! As it’s Chinese New Year and the festivities are in full swing, I thought it only right to post a recipe for the dish of the season. When I lived in China, the weekend before CNY my mum and