Tag Archives: Food

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

What better to do with a Tuesday afternoon than spend it eating, drinking and chatting in the private dining room of the fifth best restaurant in the world?! Luckily for me, this is exactly what I did today, at the very kind … Continue reading

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The perfect warming winter soup : chestnut and chorizo

I was slightly dubious about this soup. Surely it would be far too rich if chorizo was the main ingredient? But, I had everything I needed in the house, a baby fast asleep upstairs and it is bloody freezing today so I … Continue reading

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Smokehouse : North London Sunday Lunch

I called this blog Every Meal Matters because I really do think that. I want every meal to be delicious and satisfying and as I’m lucky enough to live in a first world country and have a good job, I really … Continue reading

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The Scran & Scallie : Gastro Heaven in Edinburgh

My second fabulous meal during a recent jaunt to Edinburgh was a world away from the sophisticated and refined Ondine. We were looking for somewhere for a relaxed Sunday lunch and as soon as our friends mentioned that Tom Kitchin … Continue reading

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Ondine Restaurant Edinburgh: Sustainable and Magnificent

I’m a huge fan of Edinburgh. It’s a such beautiful city, with loads to offer and it delivers two of my favourite pastimes in abundance; theatre and dining. I absolutely love going to the Fringe Festival in August to see an array of weird and … Continue reading

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Cafe Murano : You Can’t Fault the Food

Although I haven’t been blogging over the last few months, I’ve still been doing a pretty good job of eating (something which came as a relief as I’d heard that some ladies go right off their food during pregnancy). I … Continue reading

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Extra Special Frangipane Mince Pies

A couple of weeks ago my lovely friend Gazala presented me with a jar of homemade mincemeat, for no good reason whatsoever. Who wouldn’t want a friend like that?! She’d used a Mary Berry recipe, with butter rather than suet … Continue reading

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Nigel Slater’s Ginger Cake : A Very Versatile Bake

I’m a relatively imprecise cook, both in terms of planning and execution. It’s not intentional and from time to time I can be very meticulous but on the whole, I cook or bake when the fancy takes me and I … Continue reading

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Medlar : just what you’ve been looking for?

When I’m asked to recommend a nice restaurant which won’t break the bank, chances are Medlar is the answer. If you’ve got plenty of cash to splash or if you have specific requirements as to location or cuisine, there are … Continue reading

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Zucca : A Fantastic Italian

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, Bermondsey Street is my favourite street in the whole of London. As you wander down from London Bridge there are countless brilliant places to eat and drink and the buildings are … Continue reading

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