Browsing Tag

food

  • Eating out in Montreal

    Tweet       Maybe I shouldn’t mention the doughnuts. Anyone who has ever been to Canada knows that doughnut chain Tim Hortons serves the lightest, fluffiest doughnuts (donuts) in the world; I mean they just…

    July 17, 2015
  • In Dublin’s fair city

    Tweet It had been a while since I’d been to Dublin but when we arrived there on Thursday it felt very familiar, although of course lots has changed and there’s currently building going on…

    July 7, 2014
  • Florida food fest

    Tweet I’ve spent most of the past week trying to lose the 7lb (not kidding) I put on in Fort Lauderdale, because there’s something about American food (and jet lag) that makes me just…

    June 3, 2014
  • And the winning charity is…

    Tweet The 30 Green Days Challenge may be over, but I still have one last thing to do: and this is the bit where I get to play fairy godmother, because I’m going to reveal…

    May 6, 2014
  • The One with me and Jamie Oliver

    Tweet There aren’t many reasons I’d make a mad dash across London just as a tube strike is due to start when I’d only got off a long-haul flight (from Seattle) that morning; but…

    May 2, 2014
  • Making Dim Sum and locked in the loo

    Tweet Last night, in honour of Chinese New Year, I was invited to Ping Pong, a restaurant specialising in Dim Sum which offers classes in making Dim Sum. As a big fan of Asian…

    February 5, 2014
  • Norwegian food fest

    Tweet So this weekend it’s Nordicana 2014 in London, which is a festival of Nordic fiction and film, as well as food. Of course I love Saga and The Bridge as much as the…

    February 1, 2014
  • They eat horses, don’t they?

    Tweet I’ve seen a lot of jokes flying around about the horsemeat scandal, but I’ve had a sense of humour failure over this one. Not just because of my family background, or our special…

    February 8, 2013
  • Tell them about the honey, mummy

    Tweet I love this photo of No 1 Son, taken when he was 18 months old, because he’s in his favourite place – Waiting For Mummy To Make Him His Breakfast – and he…

    September 19, 2012
  • Baked Camembert with Cranberry Jam

    Tweet Ever since we went to Switzerland No 1 Son and I have been a bit obsessed with fondue. On one trip we had the sweet version – served with chocolate, with different fruits;…

    April 24, 2012