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London Halal Food Festival 2016

London Halal Food Festival 2016

On the 20-21st August the London Halal Food Festival took place in the beautiful Tobacco Docks. Initially I was weary about the drive to East London, but it was worth it! A grade II listed building, where the festival was both inside and outside, really made […]

And The Winner Is…

And The Winner Is…

The winner for two tickets to the London Halal Food Festival is Sabir Ahmed!!! The tickets are on your way! The winner was chosen at random yesterday and announced on my facebook page . Thank you all for entering my first blog competition! The Instagram competition winner […]

Competition Time!!!

Competition Time!!!

As a designated ‘Halal Hero’ for the London Halal Food Festival, I’m offering readers of my blog two FREE TICKETS for the London Halal Food Festival on Sunday 21st August 2016 at the Tobacco Docks!!! Embark on a tantalising halal journey around the globe as […]

Royal Nawaab London — An Evening of Gluttony

Royal Nawaab London — An Evening of Gluttony

After many unsuccessful attempts I finally made it to Royal Nawaab for an evening of overeating. After an hours drive (yes it took a whole hour) I parked up after seeing my friends queuing up outside. I was running a bit late so missed out on […]

Indulge — Pinner

Indulge — Pinner

I love a good dessert place and there seem to be so many popping up all over the place recently. However the owner of Indulge had their finger on the pulse over ten years ago when they opened Indulge. Pinner is my hometown and Indulge wasn’t […]

Blunders At Carluccio’s

Blunders At Carluccio’s

Tonight was one dinner that I will never forget! Why am I blogging about Carluccio’s? Well let’s just say I now fully understand why those people who observe a stricter halal diet than myself and only eat at restaurants that don’t have pork on the menu, do what they do.

Las Iguanas — Kingston-Upon-Thames

Las Iguanas — Kingston-Upon-Thames

A surprise birthday dinner for a friend brought us to Las Iguanas in Kingston for some Mexican food. A lot of people don’t like Mexican food for some reason — perhaps it’s the refried beans that turns people off, but I love it and was […]

Woburn Safari Park

Woburn Safari Park

School is almost out! Whether you’re counting down the days to the summer holidays or dreading them, either way for parents day trips are imminent. As the animals live outdoors, summer is the best time to visit safari parks. You can read my review of Woburn Safari Park on parenting […]

Beating Those Ramadan Hunger Pangs: Suhoor Snacks

Beating Those Ramadan Hunger Pangs: Suhoor Snacks

Seven days of Ramadan (holy month of fasting for Muslims) have passed already and I think most of us have got in to the swing of things. In these immensely long fasts of almost 19 hours, we need to give our bodies fuel that will keep us going throughout the day.

Dishoom — Carnaby, London

Dishoom — Carnaby, London

It’s been a while since I’ve eaten somewhere worth reviewing. A relatively new addition to the Indian restaurant scene, Dishoom has really made its mark. There are hundreds of Indian restaurants in London so why does Dishoom always have queues outside? That’s for every branch […]

Meat Rack — Earlsfield, SW18

Meat Rack — Earlsfield, SW18

As London goes gourmet burger crazy Meat Rack is the most recent addition located in Earlsfield. Seems like every time we want to go out and eat as a family we end up in a burger joint. Not that I’m complaining mind you, I love a burger more […]

Penang! — Westfield, London

Penang! — Westfield, London

Somehow we ended up in another Malaysian restaurant this week! After a hard day shopping and being drove insane in the hell hole that is Westfield (sorry but it is) a warming meal in Penang! was just what we needed. Penang! is described as ‘casual […]

Selesa — Kensington, London

Selesa — Kensington, London

A night out with old uni friends brought us to Selesa in Kensington. Selesa is located in Park City Grand Plaza hotel which is on a very residential street away from the hustle and bustle of Kensington. There is no other shop or restaurant located there […]