Western Diet

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A Craving for Cupcakes

As any local and tourist know, delicate dessert has never been an issue in London. Cupcake is particularly one of the most favourite since infinite creativity can be applied in such a little cup and evolves into variety of forms. Cupcakes were no more popular during that time period then they are today, thanks to … Continue reading

Food in Winter Wonderland vs. Southbank Centre’s Winter Festival 2012

Christmas is the best season for London foodies! The biggest annual Christmas market Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park that has opened for public on 23rd of November, alongside with the opening of Southbank Centre’s Winter Festival opened on the 14th of December aside Thames River, are brimming with fantastically festive food and drink. Walking in … Continue reading

The art of eating fries

It is not only in America that fried potatoes strips have a French insinuation, but most European and Asian counties also name it French fries. In France they are called “pommes frites”, in England they are called “chips,”, and in Belgium they are called “patat”. There are ways to name this worldwide fast food staple, … Continue reading

London food market protest: Who says British don’t care about food?

It was a lovely Sunday afternoon when I was browsing around Spitalfields market with my friends, we found ourselves lost in the thriving food stalls and pop-up restaurants as they all look fascinating. At that moment I realized no matter how perfect your shopping plan was, you will end up eating around or trying out … Continue reading

British Full Breakfast v.s All American Breakfast

Every British fancy a sizzling fry-up full English breakfast in the morning, especially in a hangover one. Generally speaking, the components of a regular size full English breakfast include: two poached or scrambled eggs and grilled back bacons; one each of grilled sausage, hash brown, black pudding, mushroom and tomato; two spoons of baked beans … Continue reading

Daring dessert adventure

Many people winkle their nose at food with weird name or when the food is made out of organs. They sound weird to us simply because we’ve never came across them. To embolden our sense for food, let’s start with a rather appealing type of food – dessert. Spotted Dick Spotted dick is one of … Continue reading

London coffee legacy

For habitual coffee drinkers in a hustling morning in London, squeezing out a cloned coffee chain shop with sipping a hot espresso on their hands is a common routine just to freshen up for another working day. Over time London coffee was portrayed as dull and cultureless to the point that some may even say … Continue reading

Christmas turkey ritual

Every great recipes start with great ingredients. Selecting for a perfect turkey for Christmas dinner usually sounds a bit daunting when you are facing a rack full of wide range of turkeys. Versions of how to select turkey are all around for example one should think about what kind of turkey you actually want (Frozen … Continue reading


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