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Tonki | Perfect Tonkatsu in Tokyo

Tonki | Perfect Tonkatsu in Tokyo

1 Chome-1-2 Shimomeguro, Meguro, Tokyo 153-0064, Japan | map | Oh, how I love the crispy deep fried pork that is Tonkatsu – one of Japan’s specialities. Tonkatsu is pork cutlet that is breaded, deep-fried and served with mountains of cabbage to take the edge […]

Japanese Souffle Pancakes

Japanese Souffle Pancakes

Shrove Tuesday is definitely one of, if not the best, minor religious holidays in the world. If there are any others out there that require intense pancake-related gluttony, please let me know. Anyway, this year we thought we’d branch out from the usual crepes and […]

Japanese Ice Ouca | Ice cream in Ebisu

Japanese Ice Ouca | Ice cream in Ebisu

Japan, 〒150-0013 Tokyo, 渋谷区Ebisu, 1−6−6 | website | map |

One of the best places you can get ice cream in Tokyo is Japanese Ice Ouca, located in Ebisu area. They do unusual flavours very well, such as pumpkin, cherry blossom, brown sugar, as well as the Japanese classics, red bean, matcha, and sesame. See our other reviews of places we visited in Japan.

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Mexican Mole Chipotle

Mexican Mole Chipotle

I don’t even remember how I first learnt about Mexican mole now, it was so long ago, probably from watching something on television. Whatever it was, I’m extremely thankful for it, because this amazing sauce is truly the stuff of dreams, for those who can […]

The New Rot Fai Market | Bangkok’s Night Market

The New Rot Fai Market | Bangkok’s Night Market

Ratchadaphisek Rd, Khwaeng Din Daeng, Khet Din Daeng, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10400, Thailand | map | The New Rot Fai Market is the more accessible sister of Bangkok’s famous Rot Fai Market. It’s a hipster’s dream with lots of vintage-inspired wares as well as […]

Simple Tea-Time Fruit Cake

Simple Tea-Time Fruit Cake

Who doesn’t like a cup of tea and a nice sit down? Well, I don’t actually like tea, but whatever, the answer is clearly no one. And what do you want with your warm beverage and sofa? Cake of course! But none of that fancy rubbish, just a good standard that’s not going to let you down while still perking you up. This fruit cake is perfect for such an occasion.

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TongTemToh | Chiang Mai’s Hipster Hangout

TongTemToh | Chiang Mai’s Hipster Hangout

11 ถนน นิมมานเหมินทร์ 13 ตำบล สุเทพ อำเภอ เมืองเชียงใหม่ Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand | map | To the North-West of Chiang Mai’s old city lies a cute little neighbourhood full of trendy boutiques and coffee shops. This upmarket area has many dining options but […]

Homemade Pizza for Weeknights

Homemade Pizza for Weeknights

Pizza is one of everybody’s favourite foods. It can be made with any combination of ingredients, but the classic cheese and tomato are still the goto for most people. There’s a reason the traditional flavour combinations hang around for generations because they work. Although it […]

Ginger & Kafe | Eclectic dining in Chiang Mai

Ginger & Kafe | Eclectic dining in Chiang Mai

199, Moonmuang Road, Tambon Si Phum, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, 50200, 50200, Thailand | website | map |

Ginger & Kafe is one of the fancier places you can eat at in Chiang Mai. I was on holiday with my mum and it was our first night in Chiang Mai so we wanted to go somewhere that was a little more upmarket by Thailand standards.

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Pan-Fried Duck Breast with Potato and Port

Pan-Fried Duck Breast with Potato and Port

This week’s recipe is a family favourite in our house. I suppose it’s kind of an amalgamation of our favourite things; a simply pan-fried duck breast for Su, and the fondant potato for me. Why do I prefer the potato to the meat? Well try making […]