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Recipe: Vietnamese spring rolls

So I’m not expecting to be able to travel anywhere for some time. A shock to the system for someone who is always hopping on and off planes and visiting countries near and far. So I thought I’d take you on a culinary journey around the world, sharing some of my favourite recipes and discovering […]

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Recipe: My traditional shepherd’s pie

So we’re back in London after the eerie experience of a repatriation flight from Cape Town. Organised by the British government, it was like a military operation through two deserted airports (except for us), with everyone masked up and observing serious social distancing. It took 18 hours door-to-door – and what a relief to get […]

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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 […]

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Loving the fabulous food of East London

So today I’m heading east to explore London’s vibrant East End. And I’m going on an eating tour – seriously my favourite way to learn about a new area. My Eating London Food Tour started at beautiful Spitalfields Market, where we all gathered on a chilly December day, ready to take in the sights, scents […]

Chewton Glen: Indoor pool
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Our dream stay at glorious Chewton Glen

Happy new year everyone! Here’s to a fabulous 2019 filled with incredible journeys, fun times with friends and everything you’re dreaming of! I’ve taken a bit of a blog-break over the festive season (which I spent in India – more of which later), but now eatingcoventgarden is back and there’s so much exciting stuff coming […]

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Filipino delights at Yuu Kitchen

So today we’re heading East – something I don’t do very often in London – to the E1 postcode close to Aldgate East tube station. And appropriately we’re going to be trying some Eastern food – Filipino to be precise – a first for me. Yuu Kitchen predominantly serves the delightful food of South East […]