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How to make the perfect custard tart

Custard Tart

Not to be confused with the Portuguese or French versions, this silky dessert in a crisp crust is a British classic. But should the pastry be enriched with sugar – and should your custard be made with cream or milk?

How to make the perfect chana masala

Chana Masala

Whether eaten as a snack, main meal or even for breakfast, this tangy chickpea curry is arguably the most popular vegetarian dish in India. But should you used dried pulses or tinned, add or omit fresh coriander – and can you really eat it with pasta and parmesan?


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London's Luxury Ping Pong Bar

Not the kind of Ping Pong bar that you may or may not have visited on that business trip in Bangkok, this is a family friendly venue where you can eat, drink and play ping pong!

Dim T London Bridge

Romancing the Guy

When it comes to London, the choice of date destinations is unrivalled. Or for some, it’s daunting. In deciding where to go, do you opt for somewhere that screams romance, or do you keep it casual?

Line Up the dim T

Londoners love their budget Asian food chains - Wagamama, Busaba Eathai, Ping Pong, Yo!, Itsu. Slightly less well-known is dim T cafe, which fits the mould financially, but delivers a bit more atmospheric bang for your buck (or pound).