Down by the riverside | Jackson + Rye Richmond, Hotham House, 1 Heron Square, Richmond, TW9 1EJ

We’ve been to Jackson + Rye on Wardour Street numerous times. The first, back in December 2013 when they first opened to sample their brunch menu. More recently was to pop in for a nightcap when… Continue reading

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We feared the wurst… | Herman ze German, 43 Charlotte Street, London W1T 1RS

I don’t think I’ve ever visited Herman ze German sober. The Villiers Street branch is in staggering distance of Charing Cross station and certainly beats a McDonald’s on the way home. Now they… Continue reading

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Twenty years young | Hotel du Vin & Bistro Henley-on-Thames, New Street, Henley-On-Thames, RG9 2BP

Hotel du Vin for me always reminds me of Brighton – the only branch I knew of and the place everyone wanted to stay. Little did I know there’s actually 15 of them,… Continue reading

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TRIED AND TESTED | The new Marks and Spencer Taste range

It’s becoming increasingly hard to keep up with M&S‘s new ranges, they’re on such a roll at the moment. Not only do they have a new expanse of meat – including pork presa… Continue reading

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Sí, sí, Señor | Señor Ceviche, Kingly Court, Carnaby Street, London W1B 5PW

My first experience of ceviche was only this summer at Tierra peru, a stall at the Campo Viejo Streets of Spain festival and I loved it! Although ceviche has a Spanish heritage, it’s… Continue reading

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Why we started a food blog, and no, its not what you think.

Four years ago when we innocently and perhaps naively decided to start our blog, we never dreamt that it would still be going four years later or that it would have changed our… Continue reading

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14 of the best Bonfire Night treats | Checkout 2014

We pick our favourite cosy Bonfire Night treats. Click on the blue links to buy! 1) Bonfire Night doesn’t have to be hot with Mackie’s Indulgent Toffee Apple Dairy Ice Cream rippled with… Continue reading

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Ticking all the right boxes | Tredwell’s, 4a Upper St Martin’s Lane, London, WC2H 9NY

There are a few fundamental things we look for in a restaurant: good customer service, pleasing decor, plus great cooking with a varied and reasonably priced menu. It’s staggering the amount of places… Continue reading

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Get cosy with your tableware this Autumn | The Tesco Autumn/Winter Home Collection 2014

There’s nothing like a new set of crockery to reignite your passion for cooking and trying new recipes. I’d been stuck in a bit of a cookery rut, making the same reliable recipes… Continue reading

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Shh, it’s a secret | B.Y.O.C, 9-11, Basement, Camden High Street, Camden, London

It was a cold Tuesday evening and Hurricane Gonzalo was causing havoc in old London town, so a visit to Camden didn’t seem like a particularly good idea. But work had been stupidly busy… Continue reading

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10 Spooky Halloween Treats | Checkout 2014

We pick our top 10 spooktacular Halloween treats. Click on the blue links to buy! 1) The super-creative people at Orange Paper Duck have come up trumps again with these spooky cupcake wrappers,… Continue reading

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The suite life | The Aegean Suites hotel, Periferiakos Skiathou, Skiathos 370 02, Greece

The Greek island of Skiathos is known as the ‘fly and flop island’ and that’s exactly what we did when we stayed at the beautiful and extremely chilled Aegean Suites. We’d just spent… Continue reading

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Fit for a princess | The Skiathos Princess hotel, 37002, Agia Paraskevi, Skiathos, Greece

I have an idea of a new hotel concept – a cat hotel. Not a cattery, I mean a hotel for humans with resident cats. Humans like me who love cats but for… Continue reading

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11 Irresistible Treats For Chocolate Week | Checkout 2014

Chocolate Week is here on 13 October, like we need an excuse. Here’s 11 of our favourite chocolatey treats. Click on the blue links to buy! 1) First there was red velvet cake,… Continue reading

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WELL POP ME IN A JAR AND CALL ME A PICKLE | SARSON’S PICKLING MASTER CLASS WITH PETER GINN & GABRIEL PRYCE

To me, pickled foods used to represent that limp slither of gherkin in a Quarter Pounder, the sad onions on cocktail sticks left behind at kids parties, or the boiled egg being sucked… Continue reading

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Carl Clarke aka Disco Bistro, Grilled!

We first met Carl Clarke three years ago at the fab English Launderette pop-up, it was only a brief meeting, but we in that time we could see just how hard-working he is.… Continue reading

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Beef up your Sundays | Roast dinners at CAU, 10-12 Royal Parade, Blackheath, London SE3 0TL

A Sunday roast is best eaten either at someone else’s house, a pub or a restaurant. For me, it’s far too much faff with too little reward when I cook one, plus the… Continue reading

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Bump N’ Grind | Bump Spirit Courses at Bump Caves, 208 Tower Bridge Road, London SE1 2UP

We’ve been to many a master class – how to make coffee, how to assemble the perfect chocolate bomb, how to make pizza dough, even how to pickle an egg! But this distil… Continue reading

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Food-inspired beauty treats for all | Checkout Summer 2014

We couldn’t help but notice an abundance of food-inspired beauty products on the market, here’s our favourite picks for all the family that are good enough to eat. Click on the blue links… Continue reading

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Down Mexico way | New Mix-and-Match Plates at Benito’s Hat, 12-14 St John Street, London, EC1M 4AY

One of our biggest regrets during last year’s visit to LA was not making the short(ish) drive into Mexico. Instead we opted to give Sin City another chance, big mistake (apart from the… Continue reading

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