August 3, 2016.Reading time 16 minutes.
A SMALL HISTORY Covent Garden is one of the most vibrant and exciting areas of London, full of shops, cafés and restaurants, theatres and the famous Royal Opera House. The area spreads north of The Strand from Drury Lane westwards to St Martin’s Lane and up to the top end of Shaftesbury Avenue. There has […]
January 4, 2014.Reading time 15 minutes.
I clearly remember my first cappuccino experience. And it was nowhere as romantic as Rome and the famous Caffe San’Eustachio. I was still at school, in my teens, and a family friend had told my parents about finding a cafe where you could have an authentic Italian cappuccino. The cafe turned out to be right […]
July 14, 2013.Reading time 10 minutes.
Those of you who followed my week’s holiday in France last month may recall that I developed an addiction for Cafe Gourmands at the end of meals. I’d first discovered these delights while on a short break to Lille with my son a few years ago and when I saw them on the menu at […]