From Loop to Making Winter

Fennel Cowl

Don your apron, roll up your sleeves and discover the amazing book, ‘Making Winter’, about surviving the winter through creativity.  A few months ago, on a gloomy London day, I went to the gorgeous Islington yarn shop and haberdashery, Loop,…

A touch of Caribbean Rum Spirit

Fire and Punch

Feel the touch of Caribbean spirits this winter. Duppy Share is a wonderful blend of cask-aged golden rums from the Worthy Estate in Jamaica and the Foursquare Distillery in Barbados. It is perfect for the full compliment of rum drinks…

A Taste of Gluten-Free


As soon as I stepped inside Marianna’s gluten-free artisan bakery I was enticed by the aroma of cinnamon drifting from her oven. Here is where my culinary gluten-free experience begins. The cosy bakery called ‘Senza Glutine’ is situated in the…

A Healthy Start to January 2016

Baked Sea Bass

Baked sea bass with an orange, grapefruit and fennel side salad. Here we are… into 2016… Happy New Year!!! I hope that everyone had a wonderful holiday with your loved ones. I spent part of my holiday in the beautiful…

Italian Cantucci from London with Cranberries

Italian Biscotti (Cantucci))

With Christmas around the corner and the streets full of lights, I feel that it is time to start baking for friends and family. Back in the kitchen, I start flicking through my recipe books. Then, thinking about my Italian…