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Tasty tapas at Vermuteria in stylish Coal Drops Yard

I love the way that London constantly changes with new places and rejuvenated areas popping up regularly. Like Coal Drops Yard in King’s Cross which opened last November. You can read all about the history of the place and my delightful tapas lunch at Barrafina, by clicking here. Today it’s time for more tapas. This time […]

Recipes

Review: Fabulous new knives from TheChefClub

It’s fair to say I do a lot of chopping in my kitchen…well it’s inevitable if you’re doing a lot of cooking. One of the most frustrating things I find about staying in a rented apartment is the quality of the knives – okay not the most insurmountable of problems but important for a cook. […]

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Review: Microplane Pizza Cutter

Today it’s time to get back in the kitchen. I’m a bit of a carnivore, although I do love my vegetables I must admit that I think I probably eat too much meat. So the new cooking mission is to eat vegetarian dishes twice a week. It’s been really fun deciding what to make and […]

Travel

Book Review: Waddle – A Book of Fun for Penguin Lovers

Today I’m letting you lucky readers know about a lovely collectible book. It’s called WADDLE which is one of the adorable collective nouns for a penguin. This is what they’re called on land (also a colony or a huddle) – on sea they’re known as a raft. All perfect descriptions as they definitely waddle and huddle […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Exotic Iranian dishes at Nutshell in Covent Garden

So today we’re heading for the Charing Cross bit of Covent Garden – by that I mean Charing Cross is the closest station. It took me years of living in London before I realised the one vital Covent Garden truth – avoid using Covent Garden tube station. It’s something a nightmare to get in and […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Deliciously creative dishes at The White Onion

Today it’s time for somewhere new in Wimbledon Village. Well, new to us anyway. The White Onion has been a fixture in the Village for some time now – I’m really not sure why we’ve never visited before. Easily remedied. It’s a cosy local eatery serving modern French/European cuisine using seasonal ingredients. Well, there are […]