Category: I recommend

I recommend, Markets, Shopping, Uncategorized

Viandas Salamanca: a Proper Spanish deli in The Strand

Living in London is wonderful, there’s always something new to discover. And I can’t tell you how excited I felt when I spotted this place. I visit Spain a lot and love the country, its people and the food. And now there’s a little touch of authentic Spain in, guess where, Covent Garden! Hooray. Viandas Salamanca sells foodie […]

Hotels, I recommend, Restaurants in London, Uncategorized

Living it up at the movies at One Aldwych

My latest Covent Garden discovery is a fabulous night of film, fizz and dining at the stunning five-star hotel, One Aldwych. Settle down into luxurious Italian leather armchairs in the private cinema that seats 30. This is the way to go to the movies, not only a large flatscreen, great HD picture and Dolby surround sound, […]

I recommend, Recipes, Shopping, Travel, Travel in Europe, Uncategorized

Celebrate the wonder of herbs

Herbs make all the difference, they are a simple way to add flavour to dishes and enhance the taste of other ingredients. Dried herbs are perfect to use all year round – the must-have store-cupboard ingredient, ensuring a world of choice when you’re cooking. And they also have a wide range of medicinal benefits which is a bonus! Taste […]

Drinks, I recommend, Shopping, Travel, Uncategorized

Let’s drink…Tasty Greek Mountain Tea from Urbangrains

Last year I visited Greece for the first time (I know, very remiss of me!) and fell totally in love with everything Greek. The magical light, the dazzling blue-and-whiteness, the welcoming people, the breathtaking scenery and the delicious food. And that’s just to get started. Travel certainly increases my thirst for knowledge, instead of answering my questions […]

I recommend, Travel

Back to school for Vietnamese cooking lessons

Lately I’ve been learning all about Vietnamese food and have totally fallen in love with it. The fresh flavours, abundance of herbs and variety of sauces all make for fabulous dishes. So when I was invited to School of Wok for an afternoon of Vietnamese cooking, I couldn’t resist. Even better – it’s in Covent Garden, so […]

Fish recipes, I recommend, Shopping, Uncategorized

Make cooking easy with an Easy Meal Kit

I love cooking! The whole process. From pondering dishes on the bus home from work and contemplating over recipe books to the shopping for ingredients (yes, I love supermarkets); to the preparation, cooking and serving. But let’s just say even I don’t always have the time or energy to make all those decisions, assemble all those […]