Tag Archives: umami

Crab stuffed Lamb

November 20th, 2012 On Sunday I cooked Sunday lunch for 9 people with Oli, chez Rick and Su in Golders Green. We went to Borough Market to plan the meal, but I bought a leg of lamb from Theobalds on the … Continue reading

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Satuma

July 9th 2012 Last week I had lunch at Satuma with Len and Su. Satuma is a small Japanese restaurant in Kentish Town (close to the tube) which does reasonably priced Bento lunches. Bento is the Japanese equivalent of a packed lunch, though they … Continue reading

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Yoshino – Sushi

March 6th, 2012 I had a real craving for sushi today and went to visit my favourite Japanese delicatessen, Yoshino. I’ve been buying takeaway from Yoshino for about 10 years – they beat supermarket sushi by a million miles and … Continue reading

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La Mar Salada

October 19th, 2011 Wednesday – my last full day in Barcelona. I had lunch with Ian, Lena and Oli, by the beach in Barceloneta. La Mar Salada is an award winning restaurant in Barceloneta, recommended by Time Out and Fodor’s. The … Continue reading

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Venison Pie

March 26th, 2011 Venison is the meat from all types of deer irrespective of whether they are farmed or hunted. In this country, deer are not intensively farmed – they live outside with very good grazing (I can’t speak for … Continue reading

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Chorizo Al Vino

February 16th, 2011 Chorizo is probably the most well know Spanish sausage and comes in many forms. There are soft ones for cooking, and various grades of slicing chorizo, right up to the best, chorizo de bellota, which is made … Continue reading

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