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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Competition: Win a fabulous Best in Show water bottle, lunch bag and travel mug

It’s competition time! Here’s your chance to win some fabulous doggy-themed Best in Show products from Rex London @rexlondonuk. I’m a big dog lover – dogs quite simply make life better and I love my time walking and caring for them. Today there’s a set of three up for grabs. Firstly, the Best in Show lunch […]