recipes

Date Truffles

These healthy alternatives to chocolate truffles are so tasty and guilt free you won’t be able to stop at one. Did we also mention they take no time at all to make.  Pistachio Coated Date Truffles (makes approx. 16): Ingredients: 500g Beloved Date paste 100g crushed pistachio (set aside 50g for the cream cheese filling)… Continue reading Date Truffles

Fine Dining · South African · Steak

The Meat Co

The Meat Co., formally known as The Meat and Wine Company, is an internationally renowed Steakhouse brand, with its first UK branch situated in the urber chic Southern Terrace at Westfield Shopping Centre in Shepherds Bush. It was founded by South African restauranteurs Costa Tomazos and Bradley Michael, who originally established FoodFund International in 2000,… Continue reading The Meat Co

Thai

Mango Tree, Belgravia

Nestled in Belgravia, just a stone throw away from Buckingham Palace sits Mango Tree, an award winning Thai restaurant, renowned for its authenticity. Here you will find dishes spanning all spectrums of the region, from classic concoctions to distinctive regional offerings; you’ll be invigorated with the interplay of exotic flavours, fragrances and aromas. The spacious,… Continue reading Mango Tree, Belgravia

Izakaya · Japanese

Kurobuta Chelsea

King’s Road in the Borough of Chelsea is an affluent, sophisticated and tranquil area. Anything out of the ordinary can be quite rare for this manor, so when Kurobuta came onto the scene, people were mesmerised and captivated by this bizarre phenomenon.   Kurobuta, offering Japanese fare, is distinctive compared to the archetypal Japanese restaurant. The design and atmosphere… Continue reading Kurobuta Chelsea

Chinese · Fine Dining

Chai Wu

Whether you fancy a modern take on Chinese food or luxury sushi/ sashimi, or you are simply a halal food adventurer who is not afraid to push the boundaries with your tastebuds and try something different, Chai Wu is unquestionably somewhere you would want to visit, especially for that special occasion.

Caribbean · Jamaican

Rudie’s

Once in a while you encounter a restaurant that not only redefines your preconceptions but also reignites that burning passion to be a food bon vivant; and Rudie’s is one such restaurant. The evolution of the halal food landscape has offered Muslim diners the opportunity to finally enjoy a myriad of cuisines in elegant surroundings that were once a… Continue reading Rudie’s

American

Clockjack

The humble chicken, commonly associated with greasy fast food chicken shops, has recently seen a thriving revival. Driven by a new wave of modish restaurants that are using inventive and innovative techniques to transform classic takeaway dishes into hip and healthy cuisine. Chicken has never been so trendy, thanks to its gentrification from junk to gourmet, as a… Continue reading Clockjack

General

London Halal Food Festival

Tobacco Docks opened its doors to the much anticipated event of the year; the London Halal Food Festival, bringing with it some exciting new additions to London’s growing halal food industry. Spread over two days, the London Halal Food Festival hosted a number of “Eat Off” challenges, a Cookery Masterclass, and live Qawaali, in addition… Continue reading London Halal Food Festival

Dim Sum · Korean · Malaysian · Pan Asian · Thai

Chi Kitchen Part II

The aphorism that “variety is the spice of life” is truly evident in Chi Kitchen’s menu, which offers an exotic and fully halal menu of classic and modern dishes that encompasses influences from a broad range of South East Asian cuisines. If that was not sufficient, a number of new dishes have recently been added to further… Continue reading Chi Kitchen Part II

Afternoon Tea

BB Bakery Bus Tour with Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea, a time-honoured British tradition has seen its popularity rise significantly in recent years, with London boasting an endless number of places now offering afternoon tea. To say any one afternoon tea in London is the same, would be an understatement as its popularity has led to countless unique and innovative variations, catering for all tastes… Continue reading BB Bakery Bus Tour with Afternoon Tea