Cavolo Nero Pesto And Red Lentil Pasta

Cavolo nero (aka black kale or black cabbage) is popular in Italian cuisine and an anti-oxidant rich food. Anything blended in pesto is wayyyy more enjoyable to eat than just boiled leaves so this meal is a good way to get those nutrients in! I didn’t know what this fancy leaf was when I first…

Roasted Cauli, Sweet Potato & Chickpea Salad

I take a packed lunch with me to work most days and this has become a regular weekly salad. It’s tasty, easy to make and nutritious. My sisters have even come in on taking healthy packed lunches to work and they really enjoy this one! You will need (for 2-3 people): – A leafy base…

Overnight Oats – 3 ways

It’s world porridge day! Technically overnight oats are not warm like porridge, buttt I still wanted to show some appreciation for oats! I’ve been having overnight oats for brekie for months now and my love for them is still going strong. There are sooo many different combinations you can experiment with, it’s surprisingly difficult to…

Kerb – Livin On The Veg

Eight street food traders, eight vegan dishes and one winner. A simple concept and great delivery.  Kerb is well known on the London food scene for its pop up food markets in prime London locations from Kings Cross to London Bridge. The popular and buzzing markets allow foodies in the city to experience of-the-moment food made…

Kale and Sweet Potato Falafel

Falafel is a delicious vegan dish for both light and larger meals. I regularly add falafel balls to salads for lunch or in wraps for a heartier meal. This recipe took a lot of experimenting, especially with consistency, but I’m finally there and I hope this works well for you too! Ingredients 1 tin of…

Darjeeling Express

I LOVE Carnaby. It’s my go-to food spot and never fails to provide a great selection of restaurants, including old faves and trendy new hotspots. Home to some of my favourite restaurants, such as Pizza Pilgrims, Dishoom and Le Bab, this foodie heaven is prime location for any new restaurant. Constant footfall, hungry tourists and…

The Shan State

Burmese food has become one of the latest trends to hit the London food scene following the popularity of Asian cuisine. I’m surprised it took this long considering how trendy Asian food is in the city. It’s a little like a mix of Thai, Chinese and Indian – flavour on flavour with rice and noodles…

The Gilbert Scott

Lavish decor, a grand dining hall and sophisticated, vibrant food are just a few of the many great qualities The Gilbert Scott can boast of. I enjoyed a lovely evening here recently, including a kitchen tour and a contemporary English meal, at the restaurant in the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel.   It was great to…

Lokhandwala

We’re seeing newbie Indian restaurants poppadom-ing up every month and the demand from Londoners for traditional Indian dishes with a contemporary twist is veryyyy high. Other recently opened Indian hotspots include Kricket, Cinnamon Bazaar and DUM London.  We can’t get enough and I’m enjoying seeing what each new restaurant brings to the table with their…

Holborn Dining Room

Brunch. Everyone, myself included, is so into it, it might as well become one of our essential weekend meals. Most restaurants that cater for the weekend brunch crowd in London have similar menus and it’s rare for a brunch spot to really stand out for me. By this I mean so mouth water-ingly delicious that I’d be excited…

Nama Foods

With the plant based diet becoming a health trend recently, Nama Foods is a jewel for the vegan scene in London, Notting Hill to be precise. You can find lots of the popular healthy eateries, including Farmacy and Planet Organic in this area. Not many restaurants can boast about including dishes made of raw foods…

Kricket

Will Bowlby and Rik Campbell originally started Kricket in Brixton in 2015 and have expanded to a bigger space in Soho this month. After the huge success of the Brixton branch, there was talk about the opening of the Soho restaurant for months and I’m glad it’s finally here! The trendy hotspot, specialising in contemporary…