If I get up early enough of a weekend -and I can't sleep through a hangover so I certainly did- I have a ritual that involves drinking a whole filter jug of coffee and flipping through a selection of cookbooks from my (increasingly large) cookbook library.Read more →
Once you are done you have the most amazing, transcendent goo. It still frankly astounds me that you can get sweetness like this from nothing but a kilo of onions and a little fortified wine.Read more →
It's less likely I will go all Bridezilla and ruin my own 30th if I'm too busy planning and orchestrating it.Read more →
As you close in on thirty it becomes more and more difficult to conceal the abuse you have put your chompers through.Read more →
Italy is unfair. It's a country of impossibly beautiful people dressed in amazing clothes living on carbs, wine and cheese. Read more →
Obviously I don’t mean piracy in the tawdry plagiaristic sense…. No -as ever- I mean it in the camp, swashbuckling, Johnny Depp sense.
Although, there is an amazing, classic article on plagiarism that you all should read over here. From …Read more →
A catch up with some of my London-based school chums was long overdue.
So I thought it best to risk ruining what would have been a nice, quiet evening for three people by turning it into some impromptu birthday drinks... For me.Read more →
I have a trip to Florence planned for this Fall so I am reading about the Renaissance. Looking into how it actually started, a number of things occur to me.
Firstly, that it’s possible to have your own personal renaissance....Read more →