Top Tips For Healthy Asian Cooking At The Smart School of Cookery

Asian inspired food is probably what I cook the most at home as it’s quick and bursting with fresh flavours. So I was keen to attend a healthy Asian cookery demonstration hosted by LV= at The Smart School of Cookery in St Katherine’s Dock. I’m quite handy in the kitchen but I love that there’s ALWAYS new things to be learnt. Stu, our instructor and chef … Continue reading Top Tips For Healthy Asian Cooking At The Smart School of Cookery

Tantalising Taste of Forbidden Rice: Black Rice Is Beautiful

I love pottering around Asian (well make that all) supermarkets and seeing what new foods to play with I can find.  One of my latest discoveries has been black rice, also known as Forbidden Rice. Doesn’t calling it forbidden instantly make it more tantalising? In ancient times, it was cultivated only for the Emperor in China and commoners were banned from eating it hence the … Continue reading Tantalising Taste of Forbidden Rice: Black Rice Is Beautiful

Feeling Hot Hot Hot? The Most Refreshing Drink Ever ~ Watermelon Limeade

We have had 10 days in a row of scorching sunshine in London. Amazing. The hot weather is forecast to continue for at least another week. We are in a state of confusion. Day after day of sun. Some people seem to need an advice line to tell them how to cope with the psychological trauma of not being able to complain about the rain. … Continue reading Feeling Hot Hot Hot? The Most Refreshing Drink Ever ~ Watermelon Limeade