Perfect Summer Picnics
There is only one pleasure that surpasses a picnic in these fleeting British summer days. Skinny-dipping. But paradise regained is surely both. The smell of crushed grass, the hum of darting insects and the splosh and drip of water are the boon companions of a tinkling glass of chilled wine and a plate of fine food. These are the dream days of life, ... more
London's new restaurant quarter
Move over Peckham and Dalston, London’s surprising new restaurant quarter is in Highbury.
It’s close to my heart because my first real pop-up restaurant was at the Marquess Tavern, round the corner in ...
The Company Shed
Needing clear air, I make an annual pilgrimage here with my sister. No more encouragement needed than the promise of lunch at The Company Shed.
REAL HOME COOKING
Home cooking is a habit. You have to wear it, get familiar with it. You’ll never learn this from watching telly or reading a book.
And that’s why home-cooking is different. For me ...