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Cantina del Ponte, 36c Shad Thames, London, SE1 2YE

Cantina del Ponte  is on my old work’s stomping ground – Shad Thames, which boasts one of the best views in London, that of Tower Bridge and the Tower of London. It’s right… Continue reading

Gloucester Quays Food Festival 2011

When the invite from the Gloucester Quays Food Festival hit our inbox, we really didn’t know what to expect, being it was their first one. But we knew that Gloucestershire is a foodie… Continue reading

Gino D’Acampo, Grilled!

We chatted to the passionate and charming Gino, straight after his book signing at the Gloucester Quays Food Festival where he had randomly just been handed a pair of pants – a g-string… Continue reading

James Martin, Grilled!

We chatted to James in between his cooking demos at the Gloucester Quays Food Festival, fresh from the kitchen but a tad dishevelled. If money was no object, where would you open a… Continue reading

Russell Norman, Grilled!

Here’s the second in our series of grilled interviews. We asked the inspiring, fascinating and slightly mysterious Russell, co-founder of Spuntino, Polpo, and Mishkin’s our questions. Read our review of Spuntino here and… Continue reading

Spuntino, 61 Rupert Street, Soho, London, W1D 7PW

We loved this place from the minute we walked in the door. As co-founder Russell Norman said in a recent interview, ‘Once you’re in, you get a metaphorical hug’. We couldn’t put it… Continue reading

Edd Kimber, aka The Boy Who Bakes, Grilled!

It has been non-stop for Edd since winning The Great British Bake Off  last year and we were so honoured to have him bake our wedding cake for us last month. We have… Continue reading

Opera Tavern, 23 Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5JS

This post has been a long time coming, slightly to blame is Ben Mullock for making us eat so much food when we went to the restaurant. And getting married kind of got… Continue reading

Coco di Mama, 90 Fleet Street London, EC4Y 1DH

Coco di Mama (Italian for Mama’s boy) is a welcome addition to Fleet Street, serving predominantly pasta but also a wide range of salads, baguettes, desserts and breakfasts. The stone-baked breakfast ciabattas with… Continue reading

Fox & Anchor, 115 Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London EC1M 6AA

I’ve had my eye on this place for some time. I had been planning a secret birthday weekend for Ade’s 40th and needed somewhere to stay. The Fox & Anchor is a traditional… Continue reading

Ora, 6 Little Portland Street, London W1W 7JE

Last week I finally got to satisfy my Thai cravings. Thai food is my all-time favourite (but not so for Adrian, he’s a wimp when it comes to any ‘heat’) and it’s been… Continue reading

Mexican Lasagne, inspired by The My Daddy Cooks book, by Nick Coffer

This recipe is genius, we saw Nick and Archie, aka My Daddy Cooks make it at the Real Food Festival last Sunday. Archie made his own version, I recall it involved chocolate and… Continue reading

Dishoom Chowpatty Beach, A Sneak Preview. Queen Elizabeth Hall Terrace, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX

Last week we were delighted and honoured to be given a sneak preview of Dishoom’s Chowpatty Beach pop up on the Southbank, it’s part of the Southbank Centre’s Festival of Britain’s 60th anniversary… Continue reading

Homemade Oreo cookies

I wanted to make something for my mother in-law to-be for Mother’s Day (my mother is not an option, long and depressing story). On the way home from work on the train, I… Continue reading


  How can something so scummy, be so cool? Last night we lost our #MEATEASY virginity. I haven’t been to New Cross in over ten years, it is just the same as I remember,… Continue reading

Sweet Things Cakery, 3 Primrose Hill Workshops, Oppidans Road, Primrose Hill, London NW3 3AG

We were after a special cake for my mother in-law, brother in-law and my sister in-law’s husband’s birthdays. No pressure then. I had spent some time googling, and did a call out on… Continue reading

Water Lilies, Lifehouse Spa, Frinton Road Thorpe-le-Soken Essex CO16 0JD

My only experience of spa food was at The Sanctuary, and I wasn’t very impressed. All I can recall is eating a plain piece of fish. The Water Lilies restaurant at the Lifehouse… Continue reading

Mooli’s, 50 Frith Street, Soho, London W1 DSQ ** MOOLIS IS CURRENTLY RELOCATING**

Mooli’s. I have seen that word a million times on Twitter in the past few months, and tonight, we finally went. Once we were inside, I realised I didn’t know what was on… Continue reading

Valentines cocktails

Got a jar of PERi PERi sauce knocking around? Wayne Collins, the celeb mixologist from BBC’s Something For The Weekend has created two unique cocktails with Nando’s Extra Extra Hot PERi-PERi Sauce as… Continue reading

Retro Recipes

It was Boxing Day morning, we were awake early with yet another hangover in one of my cousin’s old bedrooms in Birmingham. All her old books and toys are still in the bedroom,… Continue reading

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