40 Facts About Me

In just two days I will be in Berlin to attend The Hive Conference, “a gathering of digital storytellers, tastemakers & bloggers” where I will get to meet many European bloggers and learn about their experiences with food, travel, lifestyle, crafts and fashion. The Hive co-founder Yvonne suggested that we share 40 facts about us (#40Facts4TheHive), as a way of presenting ourselves to the other conference attendees. I hope that sharing personal facts about myself will make it easier to interact with people I’ve never met before, as well as satisfy the curiosity of all my readers!

40 Facts About Me

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Pastiera – Neapolitan Easter Cake

Easter is upon us: that time of the year when it’s absolutely acceptable to eat chocolate for four days in a row. After January Detox and Lent, we can finally stuff ourselves silly and IT’S ALRIGHT!


To be honest with you, I never “detox” or diet in January because it’s my birthday month. I have also never given up anything for Lent because a) I am not religious b) I can’t think of a good reason to do it. My attitude is to always eat anything I want, but in moderation.

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Brunch at Lima Floral

On a particularly dreary Sunday a few weeks ago (it rained all day and it was cold like Spring would never come!) I brought sunshine and colours to my day with brunch at Lima Floral!

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Lima Floral is the sister restaurant to Lima in Fitzrovia, a Michelin-starred Peruvian restaurant by chef patron Virgilio Martinez. Ever since opening in London, Lima has received many accolades including “Restaurant of the Year” at the Food and Travel Reader Awards. The Telegraph’s Matthew Norman wrote that “the food is utterly sensational”.

“Our idea of gastronomic luxury is simply having something natural, indigenous and… Continue reading →