Rex & Mariano | Superb Seafood in Soho

Rex & Mariano | Superb Seafood in Soho

Rex and Mariano has been making quite an impression since it launched earlier this year. From the same group as famous steak restaurant Goodman and enormously successful proto-chain Burger & Lobster, the new fish and seafood restaurant is named for two key suppliers involved in the venture – Rex Goldsmith aka The Chelsea Fishmonger and [Read More…]

Early Summer BSFIC | Sorbets & Granitas

Early Summer BSFIC | Sorbets & Granitas

When the sun comes out, it’s time to look to the freezer for sweet, delicious, frozen treats.     Images from Shutterstock.com For this extended Bloggers Scream For Ice Cream, I’m looking for refreshing sorbets and granitas! Get blitzing, freezing and blogging! All bloggers are welcome – food, lifestyle, parenting or health and from anywhere around [Read More…]

Kavey Eats Froothie Optimum 9200 Blender Giveaway

Kavey Eats Froothie Optimum 9200 Blender Giveaway

Today we’re kicking off a celebration of National Vegetarian Week by giving away a truly fantastic prize – Froothie’s wonderful Optimum 9200 power blender, a boon for any cook’s kitchen. Regular readers will already know how much I love my Optimum 9400, the predecessor model to the 9200. I’ve used it for all manner of [Read More…]

Sushimania, N12 | Great Food, Shame About The Service

Sushimania, N12 | Great Food, Shame About The Service

I ought to write more about local restaurants, since we visit our favourites far more often than any in central London… and certainly more often than those in “upped and comed” areas of East London that are hip and happening but a pain in the arse to get to! Sushimania is the latest new face [Read More…]

Postcard from Iceland #4 | The North

Postcard from Iceland #4 | The North

Outside of Reykjavik, Iceland is sparsely populated with individual farmsteads and small communities dotted across a rural landscape. Farming and fishing are still key industries but the last decade has seen huge growth in software, biotechnology, finance and service industries and a significant increase in tourism. Sauðárkrókur – Hólar – Akureyri After an inland detour [Read More…]

Postcard from Iceland #3 | The North West

Postcard from Iceland #3 | The North West

I’m conscious that it’s now several months since our summer visit to Iceland and that I stalled after sharing just two ‘postcards’. I’ve been processing more of the images from the trip and decided to resume the series; better late than never! We didn’t have time on this trip to include the Western Fjords that [Read More…]

In (& Out Of) My Kitchen

In (& Out Of) My Kitchen

I had so much fun with last month’s In My Kitchen – a romp through a busy month by way of Instagram – that I thought I’d rinse and repeat!    My little baby nephew was born and I couldn’t wait to meet him. The first time he was 10 days old, and the second, [Read More…]

Scoff Club Subscription Sweets Giveaway

Scoff Club Subscription Sweets Giveaway

As a child of the seventies, I have strong memories of walking to the local newsagents with my pocket money and choosing sweets. Oh, the excitement! Tiny white chocolate teddy bears were a particular bargain at 2 for half a penny, but I also had a penchant for drumstick lollipops, fruit salad chews, pineapple and [Read More…]

Who? Why? Huawei?

Who? Why? Huawei?

Since my first smartphone, I’ve been a loyal Android girl. Having worked extensively with Apple macs in a professional capacity I was never as bowled over by their alleged coolness as many of my contemporaries, nor willing to pay the premium. I started with an HTC Wildfire which didn’t disappoint; I quickly became used to [Read More…]

Glazebrook House Hotel | A Perfectly Modern Country Hotel

Glazebrook House Hotel | A Perfectly Modern Country Hotel

If you were to write a wish list for the perfect, modern country house hotel, what might you include? For me I’d be looking for a beautiful rural setting with plenty of varied attractions in the vicinity, easy to get to but still with that feeling of getting away from it all, sumptuous and spacious [Read More…]

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