Paris Mini-Break

29th November 2016By 4 Comments

 I have an affinity with Paris – it’s where I met my finacé and as a matter of habit, we return every year to the district in which met met and eat at the restaurant we had out first date. (Pass the bucket…) I’ve been to Paris more than a few times and now like to think I have a…

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30th June 2016By 2 Comments

So this is a little bit awesome. Next week, Wednesday 6th July, I am partnering with Aldi for a very exciting event. For a whole day, special guests, press and journalist have been invited to sample some of the new Christmas culinary delights that Aldi have to offer, all of which will be available to you and I in stores this…

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Arabica cocktail and canapé spice masterclass

20th November 2015By 4 Comments

It’s not often I dabble in the culinary wonders of Middle Eastern food. Prone to cooking the odd lamb and date tagine or two, my experience doesn’t surpass much than a box or two of baklava and a drizzle of pomegranate molasses on my salads.  So after being invited for a cocktail and canapé masterclass in Levantine spices I decided what better…

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Flotsam and Jetsam

29th July 2015By 2 Comments

Brunch. My favourite weekend indulgence, and in homage to my obsession, I bring you my favourite spot, Flotsam and Jetsam. Based just off of Wandsworth Common, south of the river, this is my local coffee and brunch spot, perfect for food and drinks but ideally located off of the common following a long dog walk. They’re dog friendly, offering the…

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Columbia Road flower market

21st June 2015By 3 Comments

I’m well aware that Sunday mornings for most people are designated for lie-ins, morning television and brunch and so they should be. However, I on the other hand, crazy woman that I am, prefer to set my alarm bright and early and drive down to Columbia Road flower market in east London. When we used to live in Angel this…

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Tattu Manchester – dim sum and then some

10th June 2015By Leave a Comment

As some of you may be aware, I spend a few months of the year acting in a Sky television comedy drama called Mount Pleasant. Filming takes place in Manchester and the utter foodie that I am, I am always wanting to explore and find something new to try. I bring you Tattu, a recently opened Chinese restaurant in Spinningfields.