Review: Bake 麵包屋 and Pan de Vie, London

Bake 麵包屋, 9 Wardour Street, London W1D   We visited London on Saturday to celebrate our sixth wedding anniversary and it was the perfect opportunity to visit two Japanese themed places I had found out about on Instagram. If you are interested in my Instagram, check it out here. The first was Bake, which is […]

Japanese Pandan Cupcakes

In Japan and China, sweet and savoury dishes are often served alongside each other. It is often difficult to find the right dessert  that compliments the oriental flavours of the meal. However, I still find myself craving sweet things after a nice bowl of ramen. I first discovered pandan cake, a Japanese chiffon cake, in The Dumpling […]

Vietnamese Chicken Pho

Today’s recipe is, controversially, not ramen. It’s not even from Japan. It is, however, pho, the Vietnamese national dish. I discovered pho (pronounced ‘fuh’) a few weeks ago in Brighton and realised that this noodle dish is like a light, summery Vietnamese version of ramen, with rice noodles and a light broth with a herby […]