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Beautiful Mackerel Escabeche at In de Wulf, rising chef Kobe Desramaults' 1 Michelin-starred restaurant in the serene Belgium countryside.
Beautiful flower-adorned chickpea fritters smeared with carnelian hued ox-eye daisy purée at Roganic, London's most exciting restaurant at the moment.
Sweet Sugar Snap Peas eaten raw, straight out of their pods at kick off The Clove Club restaurants in residence pop-up featuring the Young Turks.
Gott's Roadside's near-perfect Double Cheeseburger. American cheese-enrobed freshly ground beef patties, lettuce, tomato, pickles, secret sauce and their signature toasted egg bun.
Clam Chowder at Hog Island Oyster Co. in San Francisco's Ferry Building. A delicious creamy parsley-flecked broth chockfull of juicy manila clams, diced bacon and tender vegetables.
Pea and Ham Soup at Tom Pemberton's (former head chef at St John Bread & Wine) Hereford Road, a neighbourhood gem championing seasonal British produce.
Wagyu Beef Cheek, slow-cooked for 40 hours and served with alliums and a deep intense onion consommé at Fifty Three, Singapore.
Marinated Sardines with Arugula and a zesty dressing of garlic, lemon, parsley and chilli - one of the bright and vibrant small plates at Jamie Oliver's Italian restaurant.
Moist and dense Banana Loaf peppered with Chocolate chunks and Walnut pieces - a perfect cake to mark the end of National Baking Week.
Going vegetarian doesn't mean you have to sacrifice on flavour - these fiery Sichuan Dry-Fried Green Beans are seriously tasty.
Home-cured Salmon - impressive for entertaining, and surprisingly easy to do (with recipe and a review of The Scandinavian Cookbook).
Ricotta, Coffee and Honey Gelato - a gorgeous decadent mix of flavours. (and no cream or eggs, so better for you than ice cream!)
Four-Spiced Egg en Cocotte adorned with Wild Chive Flowers - one of the beautiful courses served at Paris' 3 Michelin-starred L’Arpège.
Earl Grey Tea Ice Cream and Rich Tea Fingers - the official "tea and biscuits" of summer!
Delectable savoury cheese puffs - a foolproof recipe for these golden canapés from Michel Roux's 'Pastry'. Great served with drinks before a dinner party.
Baked Eggs with Garlic Yoghurt and Chilli Sage Butter. A simple but stunning brunch dish from Yotam Ottolenghi's new book 'Plenty'.
An innovative dessert of Carrots, Buttermilk, Meringue, and Granita, part of our superb 12-course lunch at Viajante.
The dainty chirashi-zushi at Sushi of Shiori (one of the 5 Japanese eateries I visited in part 1 of my search for the best sushi in London).
Creamy Vanilla Panna Cotta with Tomato and Passion Fruit Syrup - a strikingly unusual (but delicious) take on an Italian classic.
Beetroots in this coleslaw recipe give a wonderful earthy sweetness and interesting textural contrast. Perfect with ribs, wings or in a pork sandwich!
Breaded Lamb Breast with Mint Dipping Sauce (at Michelin-starred gastropub The Sportsman)
Goma Dofu (soft sesame tofu encasing sea urchin served with natame, fresh wasabi, gold leaf and a light dashi) at Urasawa, LA.
Goat Yoghurt and Whey with Mint Oil (Ben Greeno @The Loft Project)
Pretty Baby Globe Artichokes - delectable in an Artichoke & Courgette Fritto Misto served with Anchovy Vinaigrette (recipe on post).
Salted Caramel Ice Cream - wickedly rich, creamy and decadent.
Almond Jelly, a sophisticated take on a Chinese favourite Light and delicate - perfect to round off your lunar new year banquet.
Aromatic Soy Braised Chicken with Boiled Eggs (prepared with an ingenious cooking method)
The Canapé of Beetroot Meringue with Foie Gras Parfait that kicked off our superb meal at the 2 Michelin-Starred, The Ledbury.
Seriously addictive Butter Garlic Egg Noodles with julienned Carrots and a sprinkling of Parsley.
Tripe Madrd Style - a warming robust paprika-enhanced Stew of Tripe, Pork Belly and chorizo.
Hearty Kale, Chorizo and Potato Soup - a perfect winter warmer.
Fresh Egg Fettucine coated in a delicious creamy pesto-like sauce made from Cavolo Nero, Anchovies and Parmesan.
Chicken and Red Onion Pithivier - a great way to posh-up your leftovers!
Pear and Almond Cake - beautifully sweet plump pears in a moist almond cake topped with sugared almond flakes. Pure heaven.