Month: October 2010

Maluninininini-night-night

Malunininku is a strong – 50% – alcoholic beverage originating in the land of Lithuania. Malunininku means windmill in Lithuanian, and the label depicts two devil like creatures drinking either side of a windmill. The taste is strong and almost chocolately...

Pumpkin carvin’

I carved this here pumpkin on Friday night for use on Halloween on Sunday. I looked up on the internet ways to preserve pumpkins once they have been carved. The enemy of pumpkin is bacteria and moisture leaving from the exposed...

Geoff Merrill chardonnay

It’s quite a stunner.  Geoff Merrill was raised on a sheep farm in Australia, and is noted for his handlebar moustache and love of cricket.  He makes excellent wines.  This chardonnay is described as having “youthful green hues, aromas of complex...

Roux Brothers amazes

I had an excellent lunch at Roux Bros, Parliament Square (which is actually in Great George Street).  Each dish looked worthy of exhibition in an art gallery, as well as tasting superb.  I began with warm beetroot salad with goat’s cheese,...

Eggs and more eggs

The Mediterranean Kitchen in St Martin’s Lane does eggs so well that it’s difficult to settle for anything else.  The two of us both began with goat’s cheese and caramelized onion on bruschetta, and both had the same complaint: the bread...

Tamarind

Tamarind is a Indian restaurant in Mayfair with a mission statement to make you think again about Indian cuisine experience. They run a sunday offer on their set sunday lunch meal of 2:1 if you book it in advance, usual price...