My Week in Food

It’s quite a while since I last wrote one of these posts but they’re fun to do occasionally and a great way to mention favourite restaurants I revisit and recipes I cook again. It’s been a good week of friends, food and expeditions. Come and share it with me …   Friday I had a […]

Read More

Art & Food

Two of my favourite things to do in London is to go to the theatre – which I do once or twice a month – and to go to an art gallery. Sometimes the gallery is to see an exhibition; sometimes to attend a talk, lecture or even a short course on art history. Then, […]

Read More

My Half Week in Food

I’m getting ready to visit my friends in Spain next week and so my posts while there will be a bit different and no more ‘My Week in Food’ until I’m back home. However, my half week since I last wrote a My Week in Food post four days ago has been full of lovely […]

Read More

Fattoush

It’s hard to avoid at least a little overindulgence at Christmas and as the festivities die down, I can’t help but crave for something fresh and healthy. Thus, I decided to make a fattoush at lunchtime today. I’ve made a variation of this Syrian/Lebanese bread salad from Moro East many times with aubergine and pomegranate […]

Read More

A Day in London: National Portrait Gallery & Lunch at Yalla Yalla

My daughter Nicola was 34 last Friday. That’s how long I’ve been a mother and it’s how long I’ve been a freelance book editor, rather than an in-house full-time one. Just as I’m in some ways still experimenting on my firstborn, even though she’s a real grown-up now (as a firstborn myself I can empathise […]

Read More