Category Archives: Shellfish and Crustaceans

Recipe: Quick Cajun Shrimp Fajitas

Fajitas are a great way to eat a super fast and super healthy meal. This fusion version takes a Mexican classic and adds some creole, South American spice, served with cooling sour cream, tasty tomato salsa & chunky avocado as

Recipe: Quick Cajun Shrimp Fajitas

Fajitas are a great way to eat a super fast and super healthy meal. This fusion version takes a Mexican classic and adds some creole, South American spice, served with cooling sour cream, tasty tomato salsa & chunky avocado as

Restaurant Review: Fish Bait, Didsbury

This “chippy” review is coming from someone who doesn’t actually like our national dish all that much. I found this little gem following my mothers request to try some “proper northern fish and chips” when she last visited me in

Restaurant Review: Fish Bait, Didsbury

This “chippy” review is coming from someone who doesn’t actually like our national dish all that much. I found this little gem following my mothers request to try some “proper northern fish and chips” when she last visited me in

Flashback Restaurant Review: Maze, London

A flashback to my lovely 21st birthday meal, 2 years ago, at Maze, Gordon Ramsay in London. I hope to return there soon!… It was my 21st birthday yesterday, so my mum and I went for a little trip to

Flashback Restaurant Review: Maze, London

A flashback to my lovely 21st birthday meal, 2 years ago, at Maze, Gordon Ramsay in London. I hope to return there soon!… It was my 21st birthday yesterday, so my mum and I went for a little trip to

Restaurant Review: Chez Regis, Montpellier

I couldn’t leave France without going out for classic moules-frites – the grand finale to my time here in Montpellier! Chez Régis is a restaurant that specialises in mussel and basically sells nothing else. As you can see from the menu bellow,

Restaurant Review: Chez Regis, Montpellier

I couldn’t leave France without going out for classic moules-frites – the grand finale to my time here in Montpellier! Chez Régis is a restaurant that specialises in mussel and basically sells nothing else. As you can see from the menu bellow,

Restaurant Review: Dimitri’s Taverna and Bar, Manchester

Following a recent trip to Greece, I have been in search for somewhere that serves authentic Greek food in Manchester. I didn’t know much about Greek cuisine before spending some time in Greece with two Greek friends who did an

Restaurant Review: Dimitri’s Taverna and Bar, Manchester

Following a recent trip to Greece, I have been in search for somewhere that serves authentic Greek food in Manchester. I didn’t know much about Greek cuisine before spending some time in Greece with two Greek friends who did an

Recipe: Fish Pie

Ingredients: for the topping: 750g Maris Piper or King Edward potatoes splash of full fat milk a generous knob of butter or drizzle of olive oil for the béchamel sauce: 25g butter 25g plain flour, sifted 250ml full fat milk

Recipe: Fish Pie

Ingredients: for the topping: 750g Maris Piper or King Edward potatoes splash of full fat milk a generous knob of butter or drizzle of olive oil for the béchamel sauce: 25g butter 25g plain flour, sifted 250ml full fat milk

Crazy for Crab in KL

Situated only a short drive from the coast, KL has access to an abundance of seafood and crab is a particular favourite. There are numerous restaurants dedicated to this tasty crustacean and diners flock in their hundreds to crack open

Crazy for Crab in KL

Situated only a short drive from the coast, KL has access to an abundance of seafood and crab is a particular favourite. There are numerous restaurants dedicated to this tasty crustacean and diners flock in their hundreds to crack open

Recipe: Cucur Udang (Prawn Fritters) with Sweet Chilli Sauce

A crunchy snack that will have you going in for more and more. The chilli dipping sauce is a delicious complement to the fritters, giving a kick of spicy and a sweetness that pairs perfectly with the delicate prawns. It’s

Recipe: Cucur Udang (Prawn Fritters) with Sweet Chilli Sauce

A crunchy snack that will have you going in for more and more. The chilli dipping sauce is a delicious complement to the fritters, giving a kick of spicy and a sweetness that pairs perfectly with the delicate prawns. It’s

Authentic Malaysian Cookery at LaZat Cookery School, KL

LaZat offers authentic cookery lessons in a contemporary Malaysian home environment, surrounded by lush greenery. Who would have thought that just a few hundred meters from the highway at Damansara, this quiet haven would exist, where you can escape the city

Authentic Malaysian Cookery at LaZat Cookery School, KL

LaZat offers authentic cookery lessons in a contemporary Malaysian home environment, surrounded by lush greenery. Who would have thought that just a few hundred meters from the highway at Damansara, this quiet haven would exist, where you can escape the city

Recipe: Acar Timun (Spicy Warm Cucumber Salad)

I will certainly try cooking cucumber much more in the future after cooking this dish. Crunchy, fragrant and slightly spicy; I can see why this dish is traditionally paired with beef rending (see recipe here) – its freshness balances out

Recipe: Acar Timun (Spicy Warm Cucumber Salad)

I will certainly try cooking cucumber much more in the future after cooking this dish. Crunchy, fragrant and slightly spicy; I can see why this dish is traditionally paired with beef rending (see recipe here) – its freshness balances out