Mac and Wild, Fitzrovia

Fitzrovia in inner London is home to a great range of interesting and fun restaurants, many with interesting gimmicks and efforts to distinguish themselves from the crowd. Mac and Wild is building a strong reputation as being based upon more than just a gimmick, but rather, demonstrates a comprehensive to sustainably reared and produced Scottish produce. Each menu features a map of Scotland, showing where … Continue reading Mac and Wild, Fitzrovia

Disappointment in a Burger

I’ve had the pleasure of eating some outstanding burgers in my life (Bad Egg; Bleecker St). I’ve had some terrible burgers in my life (I’ll leave them nameless here). I’ve had some surprising burgers (Almost Famous) but never before have I had such disappointment in a burger as at Lockhouse. I was excited because they had allegedly won the UK National Burger Awards earlier in … Continue reading Disappointment in a Burger

Experimenting with Sous Vide Omelette

I have an ongoing frustration with the ‘normal’ methods to cook eggs: cooking on a hot plate to grill/fry them is very much hit-and-miss, and cooking eggs sous vide in their shell leaves you with a hassle to peel them after they’ve been cooked.  I’m absolutely certain that I’m not the first person to have tried this, but it worked surprisingly well for me, so … Continue reading Experimenting with Sous Vide Omelette