Lobster Thursdays at Brown’s Restaurant

Champagne lobster thermidor

Brown’s is a chain of restaurants round the UK located in fancy heritage buildings. Thursdays are Lobster Thursdays during which they serve fresh lobster at very reasonable prices. Apparently Cambridge animal rights activists protested against the restaurant for cooking lobsters live back in 2014. As long as the lobsters are killed humanely (which the restaurant said […]

Chunky cream of mushroom soup

This is spectacular! Beats restaurants’ ones on taste. Sauté chopped mushrooms (two different varieties) with butter until browned. Add double cream and water and use an immersion blender to blend until chunky-smooth (imperfect cos I’m using an immersion blender – YMMV if using a stand blender). Personally, I prefer the chunky texture. Drizzle with truffle-infused […]