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

Travel

Dubrovnik, Bosnia & Montenegro

About Dubrovnik Dubrovnik, a city in Southern Croatia is a magnificent medieval walled city surrounded by the clear blue waters of the Adriatic sea. It is also known as  “The Pearl of the Adriatic” and once you have visited, you’ll know exactly why. Dubrovnik, with its UNESCO world heritage old town, magnificent, picturesque scenery, charming islands and amazing seafood,… Continue reading Dubrovnik, Bosnia & Montenegro

Travel

Jordon – Petra Travels

About Petra Petra, one of the seven wonders of the New World is a historical and archaeological city in Jordon, unbeknown and hidden from the world, until Johann Ludwig Burckhardt introduced this magical city in 1812 and since then Petra has become a symbol of Jordan and the countries most visited tourist attraction. It was… Continue reading Jordon – Petra Travels