Simple and Delicious Spanish Risotto

To make things simple I usually refer to this recipe as a paella, but don’t want to offend any Spaniards as this isn’t a real paella! This Spanish-style risotto is so simple to make and delicious,… View Post

A Baking Masterclass with John Whaite

Can you think of a better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than baking? I was lucky enough to attend a baking masterclass today, courtesy of Baking Mad, led by Great British Bake Off winner… View Post

Kronos at 40, at the Barbican

For Mr. A’s birthday I got him tickets to see the Kronos Quartet at the Barbican Centre. Despite having lived in London for quite some time, I hadn’t ever been, and I really loved it.… View Post

Dim Sum at the Dorchester

A few weeks ago I got a severe craving for soup dumplings, or xiaolongbao. I was a woman possessed – those broth filled dumplings dominated my every thought and for a few days, I could… View Post

Brita, Thai iced tea and my first giveaway!

I was recently contacted by Brita to take part in their Better with Brita campaign. Brita products reduce unwanted substances found in tap water, like chlorine and heavy metals improving the taste and quality of… View Post