Category Archive: Food

Deep-Fried Heart Attack – A Scottish Delicacy

Every country has its own cuisine. When that food is good, it crosses borders and that’s possibly why you find Indian and Chinese restaurants everywhere (okay, perhaps immigration is a factor too). But… Continue reading

Good Friday and the Dessert Crucifixion

As someone who loves all forms of sugar, I felt it was time that I started making my own dessert. Or rather, go back to trying. It had been about 15 years since… Continue reading

How to Eat in the 21st Century

Eating in the 20th century was pretty simple. You got food, put it in your mouth, chewed and swallowed. However, as time has passed, eating has gotten far more complicated and it’s no… Continue reading

How To Eat French Fries

I’ve been told multiple times that if you want to write well you need to read. Common sense would suggest that if you want to write books you read books and if you… Continue reading

Does ‘Free’ Taste Better?

Recently McDonald’s decided to celebrate National Breakfast Day, with zero regard to the fact that celebrating it in the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific really made it international rather than national. They marked… Continue reading

15 Things to Say to Your Server to Make Your Dining Experience More Interesting

1. Is there anything yellow in the food? I’m allergic to yellow. 2. I did not order the gratuity. Why are you charging me for it? 3. Is your lamb made with meat? 4. It says… Continue reading

The 2 Hour Princess Experience

There are 3 ways for a girl to become a princess: 1. Be a royal descendant 2. Marry a prince 3. Find a butler cafe in Japan Since I’m a little late for… Continue reading

Confessions of a Former Teenager

As someone who used to be a teenager, I recognise that the teenage years are when the average person is devoid of rationality. The combination of being prone to doing stupid things and… Continue reading

10 Ways to Annoy a Vegetarian

Due my close proximity with so many vegetarians I’ve learned that it is relatively easy to piss them off. Here are 10 simple ways. (Disclaimer: Vegetarians are lot more comfortable with violence than… Continue reading

Why I Wish Grocery Shopping Was Taught at College

When I went grocery shopping as an adolescent, my mother handed me a list and exact change. While this system worked well for her, it left me inept as a college student. Living… Continue reading

“Waiter there is a fly in my soup” “That’s stew, not soup”

While I’m no stranger to less than perfect restaurant experiences I usually don’t say anything because it doesn’t seem particularly clever to annoy the person who is handling your food. Unless of course… Continue reading

Yet Another Japanese Restaurant Misadventure

Anybody who knows me reasonably well can attest to the fact that I like to try new foods. 9 out of 10 times this doesn’t end too well. As much as I like… Continue reading

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