On a recent trip to San Francisco I had the pleasure of visiting a most intriguing cocktail bar run by a Mr Timothy Stookey, a veteran of the City’s bar scene. Tim now runs the excellently styled Stookey’s Club Moderne in the center of town and before I drank myself into a coma one evening I suggested he might want to fill me in about all this cocktail business, old-school style.
Which he totally did! Continue reading “All You Need To Know About Cocktails”
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”
As many visitors to this amazing, word class food blog know, I love curry. I’ve had more curries than you’ve had hot cat food dinners, which is at least 12. And on a recent trip to Malaysia I had the honour of attending the excellent Lazat cookery school for three days to learn how to cook amazeballs food.
Continue reading “Perfect Beef Rendang”
As many visitors to my once world famous food blog know, I like to travel and visit other countries in an effort to learn their culture and stuff myself with their amazeballs food and it was on a recent trip to Malaysia I learned – via an amazing cookery school – how to make perfect Tom Yum soup! Continue reading “Yum Yum Tom Yum Soup”
I wrote about anti-science Vani Hari, AKA the Food Babe a few weeks ago when she pissed me off for being as scientifically literate as a bag of crabs.
Continue reading “The Food Babe Is At It Again”
And Lo it came to pass that the Lord said my trip to Malaysia had to come to an end. And what a 13 days its been! Lots of food, hardly any alcohol (GF is tee total) and too much sun. Continue reading “Malaysia – Final Day”
So me and GF were in Langkawi and were all like “What shall we do today” when we saw this amazingly professional advert for a ‘Bad Cave Exploration’ and I was all like “what the hell is a bad cave exploration?” and my GF was all like “maybe the bats turn out to be flesh-eating monsters, never satiated until the last drop of human blood has been spilled” and I was all like “nah, it would be like that James Cameron film where they go to explore some caves and it rains and the caves get flooded and most of them die” . Continue reading “Malaysia Day 11 And 12”
Not much to write home about seeing as we arrived into Langkawi late afternoon. Suffice to say we didn’t spend much time looking for amazeballs food and this is all I could be bothered ordering from some small restaurant for early evening dinner:
Continue reading “Malaysia Days 9 & 10”
That picture is of a sweet drink made with flowers and it tastes a bit like yellow Chatreuse. GF says the flowers are Chrysanthemum and she says Chrysanthemum should be spelled Chrysanthenum; but who cares, the drink was num num as opposed to nom nom. I digress.
Continue reading “Malaysia, Penang, Day 7, 8: Fast Women, Slow Horses”