Review: Loon Fung

It’s been more than ten years since I had a sit-down meal in a Chinese restaurant, there’s no real rhyme or reason as to why, I guess Chinese food, to me, has always meant take-away. In our house growing up we had one Chinese we always ordered from, but we never actually went and had…

New Zealand Part Two

After a shocking defeat from South Africa in the Rugby Seven’s last night – can you believe it?!  It seems appropriate that this New Zealand feature is all about alcohol, something I’m sure the rugby boys were drinking plenty of last night! New Zealand is one of the biggest producers of new world wines, due…

New Zealand Part One

So in light of the Commonwealth Games, I’ve decided to do a couple of posts featuring one of it’s many members – New Zealand.  A couple of months ago I fulfilled a life long dream of mine by visiting this beautiful country.  Every part of it has stunning landscapes, huge lakes and massive mountains –…

Recipe: Chocolate and Raspberry Tart

Inspired by my trip to Cottonrake, I decided to share my own recipe for a family sized dark chocolate and raspberry tart.  I’ve made it two or three times now and it always goes down a treat!  It’s a lot easier than you would think to make your own pastry – although ideally you need…