American · Burgers · Fast Food

The Mutha Load by Halal Chronicles

We had the honour of being invited by Ma’Plucker to collaborate with them and be involved in the development of a limited edition dish and dessert, which will only be available just for January, called the ‘Mutha Load by Halal Chronicles’ and a ‘Special Sundae’ for dessert. Consisting of fried chicken tenders, cajun sour cream,… Continue reading The Mutha Load by Halal Chronicles

Contemporary Indian · Fine Dining

The Baluchi at The Lalit Hotel

Introduction A few years ago, if anyone was to suggest “going for an Indian”, I would literally scream like a Banshee in objection. Back then, the quality and standard offered by a majority of the archetypal curry houses were as good as the singing ability of the Ginger one from the Spice Girls. However, recently… Continue reading The Baluchi at The Lalit Hotel

Travel

Istanbul City Guide

Istanbul With so much of the world yet to see, a place has to be special to want to visit it twice. Unexpectedly, Istanbul turned out to be one of our favourite holiday destinations in Europe and one of the rare destinations that we would absolutely visit again.   What to do Topkapi Palace (must… Continue reading Istanbul City Guide

Fine Dining · Pescaterian · Seafood

Fancy Crab

Introduction My passion for food can be an obsession at times because even when I’m driving or walking to somewhere, I’m always subconsciously on the lookout for new and interesting restaurants. There have been many an occasion where I have just missed walking into a lamp post (and times, embarrassingly when I haven’t), or narrowly… Continue reading Fancy Crab

British · Fine Dining · Steak

Drunch Regent’s Park

Introduction St John’s Wood has always been renowned as being one of the most affluent areas in London; even Forbes magazine, in 2007, ranked the area as the fifth most expensive postcode in London based on average home prices. The sensation of opulence that is portrayed by St John’s Wood makes it the ideal setting… Continue reading Drunch Regent’s Park

AA Rosette Award · Contemporary Indian · Fine Dining

Sindhu

Introduction There are many superb restaurants in and around London, but for halal diners, it can still be a challenge to find restaurants that not only offer great halal food and excellent service, but also an overall dining experience that will leave an ever lasting impression, especially if you are looking for a venue to… Continue reading Sindhu

Food Festival

London Halal Food Festival 2017

The London Halal Food Festival came back with a bang this year, bigger and better with some great new additions to the halal food scene. Who would have thought, just a few years ago, London would be hosting a yearly food festival dedicated solely to Halal Food? That’s one of the great things about London,… Continue reading London Halal Food Festival 2017

recipes

Halloumi Fries

What you need (serves 2 or 4 canapés) 1 block halloumi cheese Oil for deep frying Bunch of fresh mint Seeds from 1/2 Pomegranate 1tbp crushed dried red chilli Pomegranate Molasses, as required for drizzling OR 1tbsp harissa paste AND 6 tbsp garlic mayonnaise (set aside half for the harissa mayonnaise dressing) Method First cut the… Continue reading Halloumi Fries

Chinese · Contemporary Indian · Fine Dining · Indochinese

Imperial Lounge and Restaurant

Introduction The concept of dining out has changed over the decades, as eating out is no longer solely just about the food, but also about the overall experience that a restaurant can offer. We as a nation are more frequently visiting restaurants so to rejoice with friends and family, to celebrate special occasions or to… Continue reading Imperial Lounge and Restaurant

Travel

Dubai and Abu Dhabi

When it comes to holidays we have always chosen destinations that offer cultural enrichment, magnificent architecture and one that embarks us on a journey of the country’s history. For that reason, Dubai has never been top of our bucket list. Having said that Dubai has an incredible food scene and for that reason we embarked on… Continue reading Dubai and Abu Dhabi