Recipes and Restaurant Reviews

Tag: Cool

Chilli White Rum Recipe | Chillies in Bacardi for Parties not just Halloween

Chilli White Rum Recipe | Chillies in Bacardi for Parties not just Halloween

You need some big old knackers to make this Chilli White Rum, correction, to drink it. I got an invite to a Halloween party and was thinking about what I might take – so a couple weeks out, I thought, it would be cool to […]

How do you make Vietnamese Pho? | National Dish of Vietnam

How do you make Vietnamese Pho? | National Dish of Vietnam

There seems to be Vietnamese restaurants popping up all over the place – and for good reason, the food is the nuts. How do you make Vietnamese Pho (pronounced fur)? This is one National Dish we don’t mind posting, we did this as part of […]

How do you make Pink Grapefruit Gin | National Dish Recipe

How do you make Pink Grapefruit Gin | National Dish Recipe

I’ve been dying to make Pink Grapefruit Gin, I think the colour would be attractive and relate completely to the flavour – Pink Grapefruit is a real treat just as grapefruit. As with all our Gin recipes, you need to sterilise everything thoroughly, I mean […]

How do you make Fennel Gin? | National Dish Recipe | Gin Infusion

How do you make Fennel Gin? | National Dish Recipe | Gin Infusion

We like infusing our own Gin and have a growing number of flavours. Fennel Gin is a bit of a surprise – I wasn’t sure how it would turn out – it’s real good, it’s vegan and is a subtle version of Sambuca. Unlike fruit […]

Cook the perfect Beef Brisket and pull it with a fork | National Dish Recipe

Cook the perfect Beef Brisket and pull it with a fork | National Dish Recipe

Some people find roasting and cooking beef a real challenge, ending up with a disappointingly tough result, especially a beef brisket. All that is usually missing though, is a little patience and foresight. Brisket is a cheap (although annoyingly, that is changing) cut of meat […]

Duddell’s London Restaurant Review | Cantonese near The Shard | National Dish

Duddell’s London Restaurant Review | Cantonese near The Shard | National Dish

In my search for finding somewhere new to eat and review, in what seems to be an endless supply of new openings in the captial, I fell upon Duddell’s London, a high end Cantonese restaurant. Location is often everything, but London of course dismisses that […]

This is the best yogurt dip ever | Middle East and North Africa | National Dish Recipe

This is the best yogurt dip ever | Middle East and North Africa | National Dish Recipe

I was cooking up some Moroccan Lamb the other day and wanted the best yogurt dip ever to go with all the flatbread and spice action. This isn’t from Morocco, but who cares, it’s amazing – I’d say it was Middle Eastern, leaning toward Israel. […]

Have an indoor fruit BBQ for the kids | National Dish Fun Recipe

Have an indoor fruit BBQ for the kids | National Dish Fun Recipe

It’s getting cold, although you could be reading this when it’s warm, doesn’t matter, this recipe is well fun. The kids and their buddies will love you for this, plus it will get them eating more fruit. It’s really easy. By the way, you need […]

The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie Cheltenham Restaurant Review | What’s it really like? | National Dish

The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie Cheltenham Restaurant Review | What’s it really like? | National Dish

Before we get in to the detail of The Ivy Cheltenham, or to give its full name The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie in Cheltenham, what do you know about The Ivy? I mean the actual The Ivy in Covent Garden, Soho, London. It’s famous for being […]

What is it like at The Ivy Cheltenham? | National Dish Preview

What is it like at The Ivy Cheltenham? | National Dish Preview

This is a preview of their pre-open event. You can now read the full review here. I had the pleasure of being invited to the pre-opening night at The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie in Cheltenham, to get a look around the day before the action started. On […]