Spring tasting menu at Clos Maggiore


Clos Maggiore

Billed as ‘the world’s most romantic restaurant’, Clos Maggiore in Covent Garden has been on my bucket list for a while now. Let’s not pretend its main appeal is anything other than the spectacular downstairs conservatory, where low-hanging branches and blossoms encroach on diners like some kind of fairyland forest as they sample Provençal fare. […]

Meme for 2016


2016

While 2016 will be remembered as the ‘bastarding, legend-snatching death year’ for many, it was altogether a different kind of year for me. This was the year I married my best one and became a ‘Mrs’. I won’t try to pretend that it hasn’t been jolly bad luck that all these amazing talents keep dropping […]

Dare to go dairy free?


Love Dairy Free

During this self-indulgent, sickeningly glutinous time of the year, when everyone else is going to be guzzling down chocolates and Baileys and brandy butter, I’m going to be enjoying my own delicious alternative/looking on longingly. Because this year, for the second time in my life, I’m going dairy free. I’ve previously blogged about several diets […]

Wedmin and websites: What I’ve been up to for the past few months


Natalie and Graham

I realise I’ve been gone a while. My whole life has been completely consumed by wedmin i.e. wedding admin. It’s the biggest project I’ve EVER managed, and I’ve managed a lot. Constant emails, spreadsheets, Google Docs, planning documents, maps, bridal party ‘packs’ – the list goes on. But it really was all worth it – […]