Oysters at Hix Oyster & Chop House

Aw Shucks The Best Dressed Irish Oyster 2017

Whether you love or hate them, is there any food more Valentine’s than oysters? Oysters have a reputation as aphrodisiacs – Casanova used to eat 50 a day – rather excessive but what can you expect from a casanova? Scientific research actually supports the claim with a respected study showing that oyster consumption triggers the release of increased levels of sex hormones in males and females. That aside … Continue reading Aw Shucks The Best Dressed Irish Oyster 2017

Cucumberade

Wonderlusting Kitchen: Cool As Cucumberade

After all the weird weather we’ve had in the UK (scarily mild winter with blossom appearing in December, torrential rain and snow in April), it seems spring has finally sprung.  There’s even a mini heatwave forecast for this week. All of which means cool, refreshing drinks are back on the menu. My watermelon limeade is perfect during the heat of summer but in the spring, the … Continue reading Wonderlusting Kitchen: Cool As Cucumberade

Lisa Faulkner and her Upside Down Pineapple Pudding

Spring Feasting With Celebrity MasterChef Winner Lisa Faulkner

I was recently invited by Currys and Hotpoint to an exclusive Spring Feast dinner, cooked and hosted by Lisa Faulkner, actress, TV chef, cookbook author and winner of Celebrity MasterChef. Lovely Lisa prepared a simple but scrumptious two-course meal (no fried heads were on the menu – Spooks fans will know what I’m talking about). We were in the Hotpoint Design Centre (serious kitchen porn) where she used … Continue reading Spring Feasting With Celebrity MasterChef Winner Lisa Faulkner

Kothu Kothu

Wonderlusting Eats At The TravelSupermarket International Street Food Challenge

I love food. I love travel. I love travelling for food. I love fooding when I travel. You get the idea. I recently headed over to the inaugural TravelSupermarket International Street Food Challenge to discover six street food stalls battling it out for our vote of the best street food dish. Continue reading Wonderlusting Eats At The TravelSupermarket International Street Food Challenge