• Eating Out,  food

    The Highwayman, Berkhamsted

    From the outside, The Highwayman looks like a run-of-the-mill former coaching inn. However, it definitely deserves a closer look. At the front of the house, there is an authentic pub, and downstairs at the back is a restaurant. The restaurant is delightful, beautifully laid out with a buzzing and vibrant atmosphere. The main menu had a good selection of food and the prices weren’t sky-high. We both had the pork belly- not only was it delicious, but it was well- presented on the plate. I ended up being too full to have a big dessert, so had an ice cream instead. Darren had the crumble, which looked so appetising that…

  • Different Cultures,  food

    Vietnamese Stirfry

    This is a stir-fry that was cooked by my brother’s partner Toan when I went to visit him last week. He is Vietnamese/ Chinese and is used to cooking in this style. Vietnamese food has very distinct flavours. Dishes use plenty of fresh herbs but tend not to be overly spicy, as chilli sauces are served separately.