Not many London restaurants can boast a view as spectacular as the one you get from the city’s highest brasserie, Darwin Brasserie located on the 36th floor of the Sky Garden. A few weeks ago I visited the restaurant for a Sunday lunch with my friend Mike (@qmike) and to sample their new summer brunch menu.
As a freelancer, I spend most of my working hours at home, creating recipes in my kitchen and writing blog posts on my laptop. I make sure to take a break during the day to exercise and to eat a healthy, nutritious meal. I keep the prep and cooking time to a minimum, so for lunch I make a salad with lots of fresh or cooked vegetables. The more colourful, the better because I want my food to taste good, but also to look good, like this Chicken Rainbow Salad with Grana Padano vinaigrette.
One of the most incredible trips I took this year was to Las Vegas, the dazzling city of 24-hour casinos, shows and parties built in the middle of the Nevada desert. The reason of my trip? I was in town to attend the 10th anniversary of Vegas Uncork’d, a four-day festival of culinary events featuring a star-studded world-class lineup of renowned chefs, sommeliers and mixologists.
Vegas Uncork’d is an annual food extravaganza organised by Bon Appétit and Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. The event is jam-packed with extravagant soirees,… Continue reading