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Things I’ve Learned Stuffing Myself In Taiwan

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In Taiwan you will experience things you probably wouldn’t get a chance to in the West; over the past couple weeks I’ve had things like fish jaw, intestines, jellied pork blood, sea urchin and god knows whatever else. Continue reading “Things I’ve Learned Stuffing Myself In Taiwan”

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A Chat With Chef Gohei Kishi

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I was lucky enough to attend the excellent Hyper Japan festival this past weekend in London’s East End and had a rare opportunity to talk to Gohei Kishi, Head of Asian Concepts across the Gordon Ramsay Group, based at maze in Mayfair. Gohei’s role has given him a unique perspective on both classic French and Japanese cuisine and I spent time asking him about flavour combinations, Gordon’s Ramsey’s influence and much more! Continue reading “A Chat With Chef Gohei Kishi”

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Shoes – A Guest Post By Jacob Skelton

Last night I did a silly thing. Whilst watching the first half of the England game in the soccer ball world football competition I rashly commented that I would eat a shoe if Wayne Rooney putted a try into the basket. I clearly know nothing about football. Then the sodding bastard scored. So now I must now eat a shoe… Continue reading “Shoes – A Guest Post By Jacob Skelton”

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Mysterious Bag

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I met a fan of the blog in Glasgow yesterday when we  arranged to meet up after she got in contact about a mysterious ingredient “I don’t like them, they tasted funny”. Hmmm, given the fact that whatever it is is residing inside a paper pharmacy bag and leaking something blood coloured I’m reckoning this is a human heart or eyeball or uh I dunno a ghost. Continue reading “Mysterious Bag”