Tag: French


There are two kinds of friends: those whose judgement you can trust when it comes to what constitutes good food, and those whose judgement you cannot. When meeting with the first, you are at ease when they suggest a restaurant, and the second, you do everything in your power to […]

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La Bouchee

When in London, catching up with my gorgeous girls, a fabulous dinner is essential. With no plans made, we decided to wander in South Kensington and see what gem we could uncover. Boom! Enter La Bouchee. After walking up and down Old Brompton Road, we return to the French joint […]

Club Gascon

For a lovely evening out in London town, the degustation at Club Gascon with matching wines does a splendid job. A playful menu filled with dishes to delight the eyes as much as the tastebuds, Ausignac balances flavours exceptionally and makes one ask “how on earth did he do this?”, […]

Bistro Vue

After flying down to Melbourne for an audition, I had several hours to spend at leisure… Cue lunch somewhere fabulous, thanks to Mum who footed the bill. Bistro Vue is the little sister of Shannon Bennett’s Vue de Monde, one of Melbourne’s finest restaurants. I have a craving for Paris […]


Today, my friend Ali and I made the ever-terrifying and awe-inspiring Croquembouche… successfully! It took nigh five hours and a lot of hard work and care, but the sense of satisfaction was worth it. I am not going to write out the recipe, as we found the one we followed […]