Winter Warmth

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All our desserts are selected to complement our wines and dishes. They aren’t sugary but just the right amount to hit the sweet spot. And with the cold season upon us, a little winter warmth from our liqueur coffees could complete the perfect dining experience. Try our house made mango pudding with a citrus coulis, as well as our crispy … Read More

Christmas 2019

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With less that six weeks to go before Christmas, the streets are slowly beginning to unravel that familiar Christmas feeling. The shops have already stocked on Christmas decorations and presenting their holiday offers, and I’m sure that Christmas bug will be upon you soon, if it hasn’t already! It certainly has for me. This time of year is always very special. … Read More

Holiday Hustle

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With all the hustle and bustle of the holidays, and feeling like the shorter days leave less time to get things done, it’s important to still make time for oneself. A little luxury and pampering at Christmas is more than acceptable. I’ve had to work harder at making time for that little luxury – to make my Christmas sparkle, whether … Read More

Small Bites and Fizz

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Naturally Chinese XMAS

Thinking of having a get-together for a company Christmas do? No one likes to feel forced into attending a company party. But making your team feel that they are valued, and that you’re taking the time to plan something exciting (and especially with good food), can make a big difference. Maybe you’re thinking of planning a night out at a comedy … Read More

Claypots and Casseroles

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Eating well during the holidays counts for a lot. When the cold steals away our warmth, it’s vital to take care of our bodies by nurturing, celebrating and sharing. Food brings us these benefits and when shared, can bring healing and light into our days and nights. This is why we’ve brought together the christmas feel good dinners at Naturally … Read More

Pan fried sea bass with pine nuts

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To grace the Christmas season with exciting flavours and aromas, our pan fried sea bass with pine nuts is not one to be missed out on. The pairing of spices, herbs and vegetable purees make this dish a tantalizing contender on the cold days of winter. The pine nuts are not merely a garnish but balance the creaminess of the … Read More

Cooked to Perfection

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On our corner of rotisserie meats on the menu, take note of the crispy pork belly which is like a fine delicacy in Chinese cuisine. Cooked to perfection with succulent juices and crackling rind around, this dish has to be one of my favourites. The fat is just as important as the tenderness of the meat and the crispiness of the rind. … Read More

Seasonal Sampler Menu

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Here’s a seasonal sampler that might just inspire the holiday mood. The excitement of Christmas can be all consuming with shopping for presents, traffic jams and other events that leave us preoccupied. So we’re putting together a fortifying and satisfying menu that we hope will bring you good cheer, taking away some of the holiday stress to leave you relaxed. … Read More

Holiday Season Planning

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A photograph of a table during a party at the Naturally Chinese Restaurant, Surbiton, Surrey

The countdown to the biggest celebration of the year begins! You can see glimpses of sparkles and Christmas trees in the big shops already. And the significant change in weather reminds us that Christmas will be here before we know it. For me, the build up to the day is always exciting. And early as it might seem, it’s always … Read More

The Price of Health

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For many of us, the price of health is becoming an important discussion in our daily lives. We are often faced with the question when buying our food, what would be a healthier option? And if we don’t know the answer for sure, we find ourselves in a dilemma –researching ingredients and trying to understand where our food is coming … Read More