We spent the Bank Holiday weekend in Dorset which is one of our favourite places in the world and where we got married last year. The weekend actually turned out to be very memorable for a variety of reasons. My dad, not a man usually familiar with the kitchen, baked his first ever cake without… Continue reading From Sea To Stomach – Mackerel Fishing In Dorset
I promise I do venture out of south London sometimes but here I am again writing about Tooting! Tota is a cute little restaurant with a sparkly façade and friendly staff on Tooting High Street. The menu is very eclectic, with everything from ribs and steak to vegetarian curry and fish. The small menu is… Continue reading A Trip To Tooting’s Tota
Summer seemed to blow away when hurricane Bertha blew in last week and my appetite for salad and light meals has moved on to more comforting dishes. One of my best friends has had a baby so a few of us decided to take over some grub for an evening of catching up and cuddles… Continue reading Winter warmers – in August!
It’s summer – well it was – and we’ve been trying to eat lighter meals using seasonal ingredients. I’d read loads about replacing pasta with courgette as a healthier alternative so we thought we’d give it a go. We don’t eat a lot of pasta but every now and then we get a hankering for… Continue reading Courgette instead of pasta and cauliflower not rice
We did it! We got a table at Chiltern Firehouse! It took a bit of wrangling and a few terse emails regarding their non-existent booking policy but on Saturday we finally ate there. This Marylebone restaurant has been hyped up more than any other I can recall recently. It has had a steady stream of… Continue reading Chiltern Firehouse – tasty but not special enough for the hype!