review: JB’s Smokehouse

Smoked meats. 200+ craft beers. Ping pong. Those are surely the makings of a perfect ‘man night’ but also the three basic tenants of JB’s Smokehouse, a casual American inspired bar in St Helier. If I am honest I am generally fairly skeptical of ‘American style’ dining and particularly of barbecue offerings outside the Deep…… Continue reading review: JB’s Smokehouse

recipe: a Mediterranean summer salad

I may have just spent 10 days indulging in plates of Greek deliciousness but I can assure you that I have been feeding my mild feta addiction for quite some time! On a relaxed summer’s day a tasty salad is a perfect way to satiate your afternoon or evening hunger and this salad packs a…… Continue reading recipe: a Mediterranean summer salad

recipe: Thai noodles with chicken, beans and holy basil

Holy (or Thai) basil is one of the heroes of the herb world. It looks like familiar old Mediterranean basil but whip off its Clark Kent glasses and you find somerhing full of aniseed. This quick and tasty stir fry makes the most of those little leaves. Not sure where to get Thai basil? Two…… Continue reading recipe: Thai noodles with chicken, beans and holy basil

a traveller’s plate: Mykonos places

My last post explored what you can expect to find on a Mykonian plate, but which plates were almost unforgettable? The stars of our trip to Mykonos…. 1. Kiki’s @ Agios Sostis beach: Once upon a time I imagine this beach side beauty was a relatively unknown treasure which travellers stumbled upon only in a…… Continue reading a traveller’s plate: Mykonos places