When in Rome do as the Romans do. And one of those of those things is drinking wine. Last weekend on my girlie escape to Rome we decided to experience the Italian vineyards in style with The Old Frascati Wine Tour. This half day wine tour was just a 25 minute train ride outside of… Continue reading The Old Wine Tour Frascati wine tasting
For our Fridate this week, we headed to Stockbridge’s newest restaurant Taisteal. The Field Grill House has rebranded and on Friday we took a journey east with their Asian inspired menu. After our prosecco and a pint (our not so traditional aperitif) we were gifted some complimentary butter popcorn. So tasty and moreish that it… Continue reading Taisteal Stockbridge
Friday calls for a Fri-DATE and last week it gave us the perfect excuse to sample Harvey Nichols winter dining menu – 3 courses and a cocktail for £22. With a view over St Andrews Square and the castle illuminated at night, we enjoyed rum cocktails and a perfect three course meal. The deal is on… Continue reading Winter dining at Harvey Nichols
I love eating food and James loves cooking it. It’s a great combination if ever there was one. But we always end up eating the same things week after week. It got to a point where we were just rotating the meat we’d have with sweet potato wedges and green beans. No disrespect to a… Continue reading Hello Fresh!
A comedian at the festival described this as a “grown up jaeger bomb” and I might have to agree with him. I’ve always been a huge fan of a shot of Café Patron XO on a night out but only recently sampled my first espresso martini. The setting was perfect; the festival had started and we were out soaking… Continue reading Espresso Martini
I love porridge or peanut butter toast in the morning but sometimes Sunday calls for a special treat. And shakshuka was the brunch of choice today. It’s an Egyptian and Tunisian staple and a favourite food for James’s flatmate, so today we decided to sample it ourselves. I wanted to share the recipe, as a… Continue reading Easy baked eggs for brunch
Some people might say it’s too early, but if John Lewis, Coca Cola and Starbucks say it’s Christmas then it is. So how am I embracing the festive spirit? Treating myself to a Starbucks festive favourite coffee of course! Christmas is all about red cups and gingerbread syrup so make sure you order one,… Continue reading A skinny gingerbread Starbucks