My Top 19 London Dishes Of 2016

It’s easy to dismiss 2016 as the year that everything went wrong.  Yes, absolutely the general world has seen some highs and some very low lows, but the food world has mostly gone from strength to strength. New restaurant openings have been exciting and varied.  We’ve seen even more meat places open and, in direct contrast, we’ve even had our very first Veggie Pret.  Our … Continue reading My Top 19 London Dishes Of 2016

Eating For Peace

Conflict Café, a pop-up restaurant launched by peacebuilding charity International Alert, is returning to London for its third year from 22 September – 2 October 2016 to inspire more strangers to start conversations about building peace through food. This year’s chefs will present the cuisines and histories of Lebanon and Sri Lanka, and will be helping their diners to celebrate the power of food in … Continue reading Eating For Peace

Kelis At Standon Calling Festival’s The Welcome Feast

Kelis is set to provide a treat for the senses at this year’s Standon Calling. A Le Courdon Bleu trained chef, she’ll give revellers the chance to try out her culinary skills, ask questions to the singer-turned chef and marvel as she headlines the festival’s Main Stage in style on Sunday night. The star will get stuck in to the action as she joins The Welcome Feast’s delicious selection of … Continue reading Kelis At Standon Calling Festival’s The Welcome Feast

Celebrate The London Sun

The sun is finally shining in London, so it’s time to start celebrating!  Here’s how… Summer alcoholic sundaes at Social Eating House Jason Atherton’s Michelin-starred Social Eating House has created a menu of boozy ice-cream sundaes for guests to enjoy throughout the summer months. From the quintessentially British ‘Pimm’s Sundae’, featuring lemon, mint, cucumber, orange sorbet, strawberry and Pimm’s granite, to the ‘Strawberry Daiquiri Sundae’, … Continue reading Celebrate The London Sun

Top 10 Must-Dos In Gothenburg & West Sweden This Summer

Sweden’s beautiful west coast is at its most alive at the approach of the summer solstice. After the chilly winter months, people are itching to make the most of the lengthening days, culminating in one of the most traditional Swedish celebrations – Midsummer Eve (on 24 June this year). And what better way to join the locals this summer than along the stunning, scattered archipelago … Continue reading Top 10 Must-Dos In Gothenburg & West Sweden This Summer

Top 7 Dishes I’ve Eaten In London This Year

Who wants a list of the best restaurants or best dishes at the end of the year?  Surely by that point, it all becomes irrelevant.  January will hit hard. Pockets will be barely jingling with change and heads will be desperately trying to shake the after-festivities fog. I’d rather seek out the good stuff to eat now, when we’re not even halfway through the year … Continue reading Top 7 Dishes I’ve Eaten In London This Year

12 Exotic Fruits To Try In Colombia

One of the best things about Colombia – and certainly one of the most exotic – is its variety of fruits.  From those you’ve never heard of to those you can’t even imagine the taste, there really is an unfathomable selection.  As you travel the country, you’ll find fruit as diverse as the landscape.  While it’s all certainly delicious, the variety can be a bit … Continue reading 12 Exotic Fruits To Try In Colombia

Top 10 Eating While Travelling Tips

Wherever you are in the world, you’ve gotta eat.  Oh sure, sustenance is important, but that’s not the only reason we eat.  We eat for pleasure, for experience and for fun – and all of these even more so while travelling. There’s arguably no better way to experience a place than by tucking into its grub.  If the kitchen is the heart of the home, … Continue reading Top 10 Eating While Travelling Tips