Blue cheese stuffed burgers

I should preface this by saying OHMYHOLYWOW these are good. Once you’ve made them once, you will want to make them again. And then again. And probably again after that.  These are super easy to make and they’re irresistibly good. Even my boyfriend managed to make them and that was his first ever attempt at burgers! Perfect for this hot weather! :) For four burgers you need: … Continue reading Blue cheese stuffed burgers

Review: Mulberry Bush, Southbank

What: Dinner at Mulberry Bush Where: 89 Upper Ground, Southbank, London, SE1 9PP (close to Waterloo) When: April 2013 Price: £10-15 for a main course Rating: 3 and a half stars Mulberry Bush is a lively pub opposite the ITV studios and the IBM building round the back of Southbank. It’s recently had a makeover and has been rebranded, taking inspiration from the TV studios opposite with its ‘green room’ … Continue reading Review: Mulberry Bush, Southbank

Review: Bumpkin, SW7

What: Bumpkin, British restaurant Where: South Kensington, Notting Hill, and Westfield When: Oct 2012 Price: About £50 per head for a three course meal including a glass of wine. Main courses are about £15 ish. Rating: 4 stars Bumpkin is a lovely restaurant. The London Lad and I went down last week for a review and had the most wonderful evening. The dining room manages to pull of intimate … Continue reading Review: Bumpkin, SW7

Review: The Anthologist, EC2

What: The Anthologist – bar and restaurant (http://www.theanthologistbar.co.uk/) Where: 58 Gresham St, The City EC2V 7BB When: Early Sept 2012 Price: About £10-20 for a main course, £8 per cocktail Rating: 4 stars (lost points for temperature of mains, gained points for good service and good decor) The Anthologist is gorgeous. Located in the heart of the City, it is a real hotspot for City folk, and locals alike. … Continue reading Review: The Anthologist, EC2

Scrummy! (photo by Heather)

Chili and Lime Black Bean Burgers

Summer is here! Kind of… and that means one thing, it’s time for a beer and a burger. These vegan bean burgers are the easiest I have ever made and really pack a punch with the chili and lime flavour. They’re perfect for cooking for veggies at a BBQ and you can cook them in the kitchen so there’s so chance of meaty contamination. They literally take about … Continue reading Chili and Lime Black Bean Burgers

The Cow, Westfield (Stratford)

What: Dinner at The Cow (Geronimo Inns) Where: Westfield, Stratford When: 27.06.2012 Price: About £60 for two course meal for two, inc a v good bottle of wine Rating: three/four stars Generally speaking, I do not enjoy a day of shopping. Consequently, I loathe shopping centres, or “malls” as those behind Westfield et al. would have us call them. So I could be forgiven for not being in the … Continue reading The Cow, Westfield (Stratford)

Review: Are you having a Giraffe?

What: Giraffe Bar & Grill, world food Where: Frith St, Soho (but there are branches all over the country) When:  25.01.12 Price: approximately £35 a head for a three course meal and a bottle of wine (but you could easily do dinner for £15 each if you’re on a budget) Rating: 4 stars for service, 3 for food  I recently read a review of Nando’s. … Continue reading Review: Are you having a Giraffe?