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Restaurant: Veeraswamy

Location: Picadilly, London SW1

Meal: dinner

Price: £160 for cocktails, starters, main course, wine and Irish coffees for two.


‘Green Prawns’ with coriander, mint, cumin & chilli.


Mussels Moilee witn aromatic ginger sauce and fresh coconut.



Malabar lobster, Sea Bass wrapped in banana leaf and Chorchori.

The National Geographic puts Veeraswamy at number eight on it’s list of Top Ten Best Destinations and Special Restaurants in the World and after our trip there last Friday to celebrate my husband’s 40th birthday I’d have to agree with their high opinion of the place. Founded in 1926 by an Indian Princess and Continue reading


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Lamb Shanks in Lavender & Red Wine

Lamb Shanks

Lamb Shanks In Lavender & Red Wine

Yes, you read that right; Lamb Shanks in Lavender and Red Wine. I know most of us think of lavender as something you are more likely to find in the bathroom than the kitchen but it has a long culinary history. Continue reading


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