About Carmen

Love jazz and good food

Home-made Shantou (my home-town) classical dishes


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Slow-cooked five spice pork belly with tofu and cooked egg recipe is super popular in my hometown. It is a must-have dish in every family table. I seldom cook it because John doesn’t like fatty food, but I truly adore … Continue reading

My Old Dutch Pancake Restaurant


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We went to high street Kensington for food shopping, and saw a really big pancake restaurant. My old dutch restaurant has been there since 1958. It was full of family and tourists. It was pancake day 1-2 week ago, and … Continue reading

Muse War Child at Shepherd Bush Empire


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  John told me that Muse got a small concert for War Child on 18th Feb in Shepherd Bush Empire. Muse nowadays all got stadium size concerts, and able to see them in such a small venue, that is my … Continue reading

Tosa Japanese Restaurant in Chiswick


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We went to Tosa few times, and it always jams pack with people. It is a very nice Japanese restaurant. The food is more Japanese street style with BBQ stick. It has different sushi and sashimi and variety BBQ choice! … Continue reading

A London Day Trip to show my friend


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Living and working in London for few years now and sometimes it is still amazed me how great London is, and how charming this city is. Some of the historical buildings were built in hundred years old, or maybe even … Continue reading

Bone Daddies Ramen Restaurant


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I heard latest Bone Daddies ramen restaurant in Soho few times and after tried Shoryu Ramen, plus the cold snow weather, I have addicted to a warm pork broth good Japanese ramen. I decided to head to Soho to try … Continue reading

Abel and Cole Organic Vegetables Delivery


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John ordered Abel and Cole organic vegetables company weekly to send us seasonal vegetables, eggs, milk, fruits, bread and cheese from all local English farmers. It was such a brilliant ideas for our busy London life. The idea of eating … Continue reading

Shoryu Ramen Restaurant


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Shoryu Ramen opened not longer ago, and it has already got many good reviews from many London Food lovers. I saw it advertising from Japanese Centre and I finally got time to give it a try on Sunday. We went … Continue reading

Min Jiang Chinese Restaurant


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  Discovered Min Jiang Chinese Restaurant next to Hyde Park. They had many really good reviews regarding their excellent and exclusive quality Chinese food, especially Beijing Duck – a must try! It is weird that I work at Hyde Park … Continue reading