Bocconcino, 19 Berkeley Street, Mayfair

I had the pleasure of eating at Bocconcino this week. A smart, stylish Italian restaurant in the heart of Mayfair near Green Park tube station. Opposite the Mayfair Hotel, and sandwiched between Nobu and Sexy Fish, it’s in good company, and rightly so! Having previously worked in Mayfair for a few years I was keen to…

French-Style Summer Roast Chicken

I like this dish because it’s nice to have a roast dinner on a Sunday afternoon (and in this case a chicken with crispy skin as it is one of my favourites), but in the summer a full winter roast can feel a bit rich, heavy and stodgy. So this, I think is a great…

Best London Pizza

I have recently been to Homeslice, Franco Manca, Pizza Pilgrims, Yard Sale Pizza, Pizza Union and Pizza East and I’m here to give my verdict. Don’t shoot me! Pizza is a personal thing. Some like a thin base, some like it thick, some like sour dough, some don’t. Some like it hot, some like it…

Vietnamese in Vietnam vs Vietnamese in London

I was lucky enough to spend 2 weeks travelling from north to south Vietnam in April 2016 this year culminating in a friend’s wedding which was spectacular! The trip took us from Hanoi (2 days) to Halong Bay (2 days), then down to Hoi An (6 days) before ending up in Ho Chi Minh City…