Cure for the winter blues

Tired of grey skies? Feeling cold? Short days getting you down? Here’s something to remind you of summer sunshine!

Burns Night Supper with IWSC and Think.Eat.Drink

TED whiskies

Toasting The Bard Just A Bit Early – Burns Night Preview: With a great grandfather from Skye and a whole host of relatives on my father’s side hailing from the west coast islands it’s hardly suprising that I love Burns Night.  Originally held to commemorate the great bard’s death, at a certain point the supper […]

Appleyard Flowers – My Secret #Valentine

valentine flowers

Flowers for Valentines or all year round from Appleyard London I love being given flowers.  It’s one of those things that seem just a little self-indulgent (though I must confess to using all sorts of excuses to buy myself flowers too).  A flower delivery to my door is always a treat and the ‘early valentines […]

The Wallace Collection and Restaurant, Marylebone

Wallace Collection - Armour

Art and Food in Marylebone – The Wallace Collection: My first encounter with Peyton & Byrne, the restaurant group, was at the Royal Academy.  I’m a long standing friend of the RA, one of my favourite galleries in London, and can remember being delighted by supper after a late night viewing of one of the […]

Truffled Cream of Mushroom and Cauliflower Soup

truffled cream of mushroom and cauliflower soup

A 5:2 Diet Staple and Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe: Some time ago I tried making cauliflower cream.  The idea is to create something that has all the consistency of cream but none of the fat content or calories.  Or at least, FAR fewer calories. Blitzing an entire cauliflower actually makes rather too much for […]

Lindt Chocolate and Wine Tasting Event at Vinopolis

Lindt wine and chocolate matching 3

Chocolate and Wine – a Marriage Made in Heaven? While on paper the combination of chocolate and wine might sound delectable – especially if you are a chocaholic like me who is also fond of the odd glass – the reality is that matching chocolate and wine is regarded as quite challenging. Add to that […]

Leighton House – A Victorian Obsession

Leighton House Painting

Learning more about Leighton House: I am sure that I am not the only Londoner who wanders round spotting interesting buildings and places to visit.  For years.  And then never actually gets round to doing so; it’s all too easy when you live in a City with so much to do.  For several years I […]

WorldFoods at the School of Wok – Masaman Roast Poussin

WorldFoods Masaman Roast Poussin

Wok Skills with WorldFoods and a Recipe for Masaman Roast Poussin: I’m a huge fan of the School of Wok.  Jeremy Pang’s compact cookery school is perfectly located on the edge of China Town and, having been to one or two events there previously, I’ve always come away with new skills and with recipes that […]

Moretti Gran Tour Preview #morettimovement

Birra Moretti RH

Moretti Gran Tour @ The Lofts, 3-10 Shoreditch High Street Friday 7th and Saturday 8th November from 6 p.m. to late Guest preview by Sarah James: July of this year saw us head off to the first of Italian street food festival, sponsored by the delightful people from Birra Moretti. November sees its welcome return, […]

The Cherry Tree Inn – Henley Hospitality at its best

The Cherry Tree Inn Sign

Henley is a beautiful place; known mainly for its world leading place in rowing and the Royal Henley Regatta, it is also surround by stately homes, golf courses, superb restaurants and of course, the river. So when I was invited with a few others to spend a day in the company of Lolly Green, entrepreneur […]

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