Paleo Hot Cross Buns Recipe

paleo hot cross buns recipe It’s almost Easter, I’m still off the sugar, and I keep seeing delicious looking Easter treats everywhere I turn. Easter eggs, chocolate bunnies and every kind of hot cross bun imaginable. Although there are only a few days left untilRead more

TeaCha Tea

teacha tea hong kong Since I’m not a coffee drinker, and the occasional cup of coffee I have had hasn’t had an agreeable effect on me, I tend to think that I can’t have any form of caffeine and therefore stick to only herbalRead more

Brew Bros

brew bros hong kong Given that breakfast during the week consists of Greek yoghurt and muesli, on weekends, we tend to go in search of something a little heartier, particularly if we’ve just done a decent workout. Brew Bros, on Sheung Wan’s Hillier Street,Read more

Café Gray Deluxe

cafe gray deluxe hong kong upper house Nestled high up on the 49th floor of trendy hotel The Upper House, with stunning views of the city (at least on a clear night), you might think that Café Gray Deluxe would be snobbish and pretentious, and yet thatRead more

The Continental

the-continental-hong-kong-parmesan-custard-anchovy-toast Having always been a fan of Pacific Place’s Italian restaurant, Domani, I was sad to see it go. When I then heard that Swire Hotels was swooping in to open its flagship stand-alone restaurant, The Continental, that sadness was immediatelyRead more

Pirata

pirata hong kong It doesn’t take much persuading to convince me to try a new restaurant, and even less so when it’s a new Italian restaurant that claims to serve “comfort food that every Italian grandmother would be proud of.” Pirata, up highRead more

Healthy Banana Bread

banana bread recipe hemsley and hemsley In my quest to find healthier recipes, I came across Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley, two sisters who have written a beautiful cookbook called Hemsley + Hemsley: The Art of Eating Well, containing healthy and delicious recipes that are all completelyRead more

Munch

munch hong kong paleo snacks There was a time, many years ago, when I could eat whatever I liked and never gain an ounce of fat. Those days are long gone. Nowadays, although I never actually go on diets, nor entirely cut anything out, IRead more

Le Bistro Winebeast

le-bistro-winebeast-hong-kong It’s always refreshing, in a city dominated by huge restaurant groups, to find the independent boutique-style restaurants. Le Bistro Winebeast, owned of course by the same people as the wine shop Winebeast just down the road, is one of theseRead more

Citrus Sweets

citrus sweets cupcakes hong kong Despite the numerous ‘fashionable’ desserts that come and go (cronuts, cake-pops and the like), cupcakes are something that will never, in my humble opinion, go out of fashion. People (and by ‘people’ I mean I) need cupcakes in their (/my)Read more