Tag: lamb

Biang

Biang

Biang biang noodles.  Not to be confused with bang bang.  If things did not turn out that well, that might be the sound from the toilet after our visit. Leaving such grotesque thoughts to one side, this is a new Xi’an food stand in Canary…

Bermondsey Larder

Bermondsey Larder

First weekend following the second lockdown, I was excited to try something besides my own cooking.  So when I stepped into the Larder, with bright lights, soft buzz of conversation in the background and modernist furnishing, things seemed at least superficially good.  With that statement,…

Kutir

Kutir

It is the unexciting which is the hardest to write about.   Mediocrity is rather boring.   On the flip side, something with is extravagantly, undeniably good is also rather difficult.   Come to think of it, it is only when things are quite bad, that it seems…

Perilla

Perilla

An unanticipated effect of fame can be the loss of something. It could be humility (look how great I am). Or perhaps sense (look, I can fly!). Yet most sadly, perhaps it is just loss of 20/20 vision instead morphing into something rather more constrained…

Mulberry Bush

Mulberry Bush

Do you approach work place toilets with dread? Have you been scarred by something you found there before? While I would normally react with disgust and not think further on it, I recently read that actually this can be a rather aggressive act.  If you…