With the abundance of fresh British strawberries in June, this is the best time to make strawberry jam. Last weekend we went to a farm in Surrey, just outside London, and we picked two kilos of strawberries. The next day my mum and I made strawberry jam and filled four jars that will last until the winter.
PYO farms are always a good idea. It is so fun to pick your own produce whether it’s strawberries and raspberries in summer, or apples and pumpkins in autumn. It’s a great way to get out of the city… Continue reading
Two months ago, when pictures of Dalloway Terrace’s perfectly stacked pancakes, pretty lattes and marble tables started appearing in my Instagram feed, I knew it was only a matter of time before I’d pay the restaurant a visit.
Dalloway Terrace, named after the eponymous character created by Virginia Woolf, is a restaurant and bar set in the heart of central London. The terrace is adjacent to the Bloomsbury Hotel, part of the Doyle Collection (also part of the collection is the Kensington Hotel where I had the Alexander McQueen Afternoon Tea… Continue reading
Last year I had the pleasure to visit Perigord Noir, Sarlat and south-east Dordogne with my friend Jo Yee as part of a bloggers trip hosted by the local tourism board. It was just for three days at the end of October, but enough to fall in love with this wonderful corner of rural France.
Perigord Noir is the most visited region of the Dordogne thanks to its idyllic little villages, magnificent castles and superb cuisine.
I already wrote a post about Sarlat last year and listed Dordogne as one of my top five… Continue reading