Daawat serves up a delicious Diwali menu!

Daawat Strand Palace Hotel

Diwali is the festival of light, acknowledging good over evil, knowledge over ignorance and is celebrated with good food, family and friends. A couple of weeks ago I was pleased to get a sneak preview of the Diwali menu at Daawat, found in the Strand Palace Hotel, London. It really was a fantastic celebration with an array of delicious dishes designed by Head Chef […]

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Love Great British Bake-Off? Here’s how to bake with your favourite contestants plus a recipe too!

Great British Bake Off Contestants

With the rise in popular baking shows taking over the TV schedules – and the nation’s hearts –  a new bespoke baking concept has launched that gives people the chance to bake with a TV star.  Bake With a Legend provide tailored, exclusive, baking classes that allows small groups of TV baking fans the chance to roll their sleeves up […]

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Yosma in Marylebone serves up a real taste of Turkish delight!

Yosma restaurant Baker Street Raki

One of my favourite ways to eat is with friends and family sat around a big table and sharing a load of different plates we can dip in and out of. And so it was that when I received an invitation to try out Yosma on Baker Street that I was bound to accept. The fact that it is a Turkish […]

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Gin Palace at the Strand Palace Hotel – Fabulously crafted cocktails to kickstart your evening

gin palace bar strand palace hotel cara delevigne cocktail

There are quite a few gin bars popping up all over London in the last few years. It seems gin is the latest drink to be seen sipping if you want to be on trend. The Gin Palace at the Strand Palace Hotel certainly deserves to be in any top 10 list of best gin cocktail bars to checkout. Situated off […]

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Four of my top picks for afternoon tea in London

Afternoon Tea London

When it comes to choosing an afternoon tea experience in London the choice can be overwhelming, so here’s a heads-up of some of my top picks that are sure to tantalise your taste buds in sumptuous surroundings whilst receiving outstanding service. Whether you want a classic, elegant afternoon tea, champagne on a terrace or a chic, punk-themed tea you’re bound to find one here. To kick-off afternoon tea week I went […]

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Chablis mon ami? Ah oui merci! Tasting our way around the Chablis wine region

Andaz Hotel Private Dining

Good food, good wine and good company. What more could you want for an evening? And so it was that a few fellow gastronomes and I embarked on an night of frivolity and wine tasting highlighting the wines of the very quaffable grape that is Chablis. The town of Chablis is located is the northernmost wine region of Burgundy. The cool climate produces wines […]

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Review- The Bailey’s Hotel marks its 140th anniversary with an amazing anniversary package – South Kensington, London

The Bailey’s Hotel in South Kensington is celebrating its 140th anniversary following a huge refurbishment. As one of London’s oldest, townhouse hotels the refurb has been sympathetic to the original Victorian period features whilst giving it a fresh, contemporary feel. The Bailey’s Hotel is home to the world’s first ‘ascending room’ or lift to you and me and this stunning boutique hotel boasts 212 luxury guest […]

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