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BAKING & COOKING TIPS

As a lot of you will no doubt be cooking or baking over the Easter holidays, I thought I would write a list of tips. Yes, they seem ridiculously obvious, but as someone who cooks and bakes a lot, I have to admit that I still forget to do even the…

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LONDON > GLASGOW

I recently moved to Glasgow after 18 years in London. When I initially moved to London I thought it would be for 2-3 years tops, but London has a habit of sucking you in then grabbing hold of you with its Peter Pan mentality, fooling you into thinking you’re not…

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BLISSFUL BALI, A FOOD LOVERS PARADISE

Everyone has a favourite place, right? It could be a favourite city, a favourite country, it could be your kitchen. Somewhere where you feel truly peaceful and happy. I have many places I love… London, Amsterdam, Edinburgh, New York, Pollenca in Mallorca, Nashville, New Orleans, Thailand. I have had many wonderful…

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CHRISTMAS GIFT HAMPERS 2016

Everyone loves a good hamper, don’t they? And with this being the season of giving, what’s better than the gift of food? Christmas is a time for indulging…forget about the diets, its all about letting go, undoing the top button on your jeans or unzipping your skirt and diving head…

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FOODIE CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE 2016

I can’t believe Christmas is just a few weeks away, it seems to come around quicker and quicker each year. I adore Christmas and all its build up but I hate New Year’s Eve. I must say though, for once I will be delighted to see that back of this…

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THE GOLF INN, GULLANE

Staying away in a hotel or Inn always feels rather special. Its always great to get away, even if its just for one night, and it offers something you can never really recreate at home…indulgence, relaxation, a comfier bed than your own, people to look after you, no need to…

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24 HOURS IN MONTPELLIER WITH LE PAIN QUOTIDIEN

I was lucky enough to be invited to Montpellier recently, to visit the home of Alain Coumont, founder of Le Pain Quotidien, an opportunity I could not pass up. If you’re not familiar with Le Pain Quotidien, let me fill you in….it is a restaurant and boulangerie chain known for…

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TIME OUT LOVE LONDON AWARDS – MY PUTNEY

As you may already know, I absolutely adore London. I am pretty much obsessed with it and every single day I feel lucky to be living in this incredible metropolis. I genuinely still get butterflies in my tummy when I walk around it and love that I discover new things…

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SUSHI MASTERCLASS AT THE IVY

A couple of weekends ago, I had the pleasure of spending a wonderful afternoon learning how to make sushi. I’ve dabbled in a bit of sushi making at home with friends, but it has never turned out particularly well. So when I got the opportunity to attend Reiko Hashimoto‘s sushi…

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MY FAVOURITE HOT CHOCOLATES

I absolutely LOVE a good hot chocolate. When the temperature outside drops, the first comforting thought in my head is that I have a good excuse for a hot chocolate. I just love getting out of the cold and into the warmth of a cafe or restaurant…the anticipation as I rub my…

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SUPPERCLUB AT THE LITTLE YELLOW DOOR

London is an ever-evolving beast of a city. It moves at 100mph and if you don’t keep up with it, you can easily miss all the new openings around the city. Every week, my inbox is flooded with newsletters filled with news of a new restaurant concept, a must-see pop-up,…

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