Dim sum – pork & prawns, kimchi, and scallop siu mai

Assorted dumplings

The other week I read that one of my favorite dim sum restaurants had closed. There are plenty in London but this one had some unique and very delicious dim sum. Reading about it made me crave dumplings and I thought I would invite some friends around and make us a batch. One of them … Continue reading

Canapés, dumplings and dessert inspired by the colour red

They say that all things comes in three and in this case it might be true. We have had three different lots of friends to come visit within a short period and it has been so much fun. We had some very late summer weather, really amazing for this time of the year still spotting … Continue reading

Fillet of beef rice paper rolls and a truffle honey glazed gammon

A month ago a new market opened. Sadly I rushed off one day too soon and on the actual market day I was away. It is a monthly market and this time I made it! The reason why I thought it was so important is that it is an artisan food market. This Friday past … Continue reading

Dimsum, beetroot, chicken, ginger and chilli siu mai and pot stickers

I have been thinking about beetroots and dumplings and wondered if it could be something that would work together, why shouldn’t it? Except  I have never had any beetroot dumplings so the only way to find out would be to actually make some. I was watching some food TV and all of the sudden I … Continue reading