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I am lucky to even be writing this today - many complications had to be overcome and even as I am writing this I am being attacked by mosquitoes and flies and worried that the power could cut off any minute (we literally had to...

There's as many bigos recipes in Poland as there are households I imagine, and mine changes from year to year. But some things never change - you only eat bigos when it's cold and in a group of family or friends. It's perfect for sharing,...

Just a quick nod to my favourite local restaurant today- it's Thai Vista on Roman Road in Bethnal Green (just round the corner). Now, in my opinion the three most important factors of a good local are: lovely, fresh food, friendly service and good value...

Mes Amis is where I go when I stay at my friend Anna's house in Hammersmith. It may be close to impossible to find if you don't live in the area. For those who do, it's a well loved little restaurant, and always full to...

Last night we had a great night making dumplings at my friend Mariana's house. It was easy, as we bought ready-made dumpling "skins" from a Vietnamese shop. And it turned out that even inexperience can't make a dumpling taste bad - they were all delicious!We...

And we start at the beginning: breakfast. I have yet to find the perfect breakfast and so far the month of January has been dedicated to that searchThe healthy breakfast was where it all began, me being on a post-Xmas detox. On a cold, damp,...