Having seen the effect of malicious and deliberately fabricated TripAdvisor reviews on people I know in the catering industry, I wrote this piece in my day job for a telecommunications industry website suggesting there is a simple legal vehicle that
The Boat House is part of a small chain in Jersey; I’ve previously reviewed its sister opposite, The Spice House. It’s a modern building on the edge of St Aubin’s harbour but a lot of care has been taken to disguise
I was eagerly anticipating a visit to The Spice House in St Aubin, Jersey with friends. I had been promised what they called “tiffin dishes” or what I would call a Thali – a mix and match of several together.
Finding a good place for breakfast is hard work. Unless you’re lucky enough to have a bikers’ cafe nearby, I suspect it will be a perpetual battle to find somewhere worthy. That said, in Jersey, you may have it significantly
I’ve started to notice what I consider to be a rather worrying trend in restaurant layouts; the boring linear square/rectangle. Invariably involving bench seats around the walls, tables, then other chairs. In my local area alone, the Red Roses (Surbiton,
This is a really thick batter that works brilliantly for things with an eastern influence, like prawns or vegetables. Especially good with strips of courgette as served in my local. This will make enough to batter enough things for two
I was recently out and about meeting clients in the day job. The main idea was going to be a curry, but in the middle of rural Kent, that’s a tall ask. Instead, we ended up in Woodchurch, a small
Knives are highly personal. Just like cars, mattresses, cycles and underwear. Everyone wants and needs something different; everything will feel different to each person. As I said in my first book, Quantum Leaps, kitchens are meant to be functional places…..