Food & Drink, India, Recipes, Travel & Places, What's Happening

A spice journey continues: India’s aromatic rice, chai and puddings

This is the second chapter from our guest blogger Janet Robbins, flavoured with her words and photographs from a recent trip to India During my recent, unforgettable visit to India we spent a week in Mumbai and a week travelling around the state of Rajasthan. Along the way, we ate excellent food at hotels and […]

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Food & Drink, India, Recipes, Travel & Places, What's Happening

A spice journey: Indian cuisine, street food and desert forts

Words and photographs from our guest blogger, Janet Robbins Lucky me! I recently had the good fortune to spend a fortnight in India. The first week was spent in the bustling city of Mumbai (Bombay), and the second travelling through many of the fabled cities of Rajasthan, a northern Indian state bordering Pakistan. With mountains, […]

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Books & Films, Food & Drink, What's Happening

Hollywood gets cooking with ‘Burnt’

Bradley Cooper stars as ‘tortured’ chef (is there any other!) Adam Jones whose self-destructive behaviour caused him to lose his two Michelin stars in Paris. Intent on winning them back and even aspiring to attain an elusive third star he comes to London and, with the help of fellow chef Helene (Sienna Miller), strives to […]

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Food & Drink, Travel & Places, What's Happening

L.A. street food celebrates

Setting for the delicious 2014 foodie film Chef directed by John Favreau and starring Dustin Hoffman and Scarlett Johansson and  Los Angeles has embraced the street food movement, feeding everyone from hipsters to hungry students. From filling the social media airways with tips on where the taco truck, or ice cream specialist will stop at […]

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Food & Drink, Travel & Places, What's Happening

UK restaurants celebrate France

On Thursday 19 March, 20 restaurants around the UK will join over 1,300 chefs from all five continents for a worldwide celebration of French food and drink. Goût de France/Good France is a global initiative supported by the French Foreign Ministry and three-Michelin-starred chef Alain Ducasse. The event showcases a cuisine that is dynamic, outward-looking […]

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