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Fabulous foodie creations at CORE by Clare Smyth

I do eat out a lot and in London there’s so much choice it’s mind boggling. But I don’t often go Michelin Star, generally preferring more casual and well priced options. Today’s an exception as I’m heading for beautiful Notting Hill and the fabulous CORE by Clare Smyth. CORE opened in August 2017 and has […]

Food News, Recipes

Perfect foodie gifts: the Microplane Spice and Chilli sets

So today it’s only 35 days to Christmas – you really should have started your Christmas shopping by now. Don’t you hate that last minute rush when you inevitably end up paying way more than you budgeted because you’ve left it so late and haven’t planned properly.¬† I’m here to help! Is there a food […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Loving the tastes of Spain at Casa Manolo

Today it’s time for me to get a Spanish fix. Something I need frequently – my ¬†love of Spain is well documented. And as luck would have it there’s the perfect place just down the road from my home (gotta love London). Casa Manolo is on bustling St Johns Road just minutes from Clapham Junction […]

Recipes

Cookery course: Edible Christmas gifts with KitchenAid

KitchenAid Edible Christmas Gift Cookery Course So now that we’re well into November it’s time to think seriously about Christmas. And of course the dreaded Christmas shopping – what a frenzy. So this is a great idea for an early Christmas present – and you’ll be able to learn how to make lovely gifts for […]

Drinks

Review: It all tastes better with ZeroWater

Today it’s all about that special and vital commodity – water. I grew up on a farm in Zimbabwe where we were totally dependent on the rains coming to ensure a viable crop. And they often didn’t. We’d spend hours looking at the sky willing any potential cloud to burst on our land. When it […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Delightful Indian street food at Soho Wala

Today we’re heading into Soho on a crisp and chilly autumn day. I love this time of year – an excuse to get out all your winter gear you haven’t worn since last time and start to embrace the run up to Christmas – something London does spectacularly. Oh and it’s also an excuse to […]