Monthly Archives: November 2011

Mitsukoshi

Greeny’s hit a round number this year. So to celebrate it, we thought we’d go sample the “special Kaiseki” menu at Mitsukoshi. Kaiseki literally means “stone in the belly” and it’s a series of small dishes, each with its own … Continue reading

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What can you get from a chicken?

I make no apologies for being the nerd that I am. Whilst not always cool, full frontal nerdity does make for some interesting perspectives, like how much can you get from a shop bought chicken? Assuming you have reasonably average … Continue reading

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3 Ways To Joint A Chicken

Thank goodness for YouTube. You can find lots of videos showing you how to extract as much meat from a chicken as is humanly possible. After hours of watching these videos and several more hours spent practising the methods I … Continue reading

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Sweetings

Sweetings is something of an institution on the city. Its been here since 1889 and by the looks of things hasn’t changed much in all that time. It’s only open for lunch from 11:30-3pm and they don’t take bookings. With … Continue reading

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Barbecoa, One New Change

Barbecoa, Jamie’s latest venture in the snazzy One New Change with barbecue supremo Adam Perry Lang. I ended up here on a business lunch on a rather drab and dreary day, where I had, embarrassingly, forgotten the name of the … Continue reading

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Emergency Pudding – Cake in a mug

It’s eight o’clock on a Friday night. I’ve had the week from hell and Jacob has been waking up twice a night for a straight seven days. We’ve had a take-away because we can’t face cooking but now we’re stuck … Continue reading

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The Red Lion Inn, Hinxston

We’re off on holiday at last, but we can’t face the prospect of flying with a two year old, so we’re on our way to the the British holiday the weather can’t spoil, Centre Parcs, where the earliest check-in is … Continue reading

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