Recipe Review: Roasted Redcurrant Chicken

One of my Christmas presents from my sister this year was a new cookbook – ‘The Intolerant Gourmet’ by Pippa Kendrick. I absolutely love it! Ok, I’ve only made two of the recipes so far but both were extremely delicious and it’s a beautiful book plus all the recipes are free from wheat, yeast, egg,…

Sunday Lunch at St Michael’s Manor

We were looking online for a restaurant in South Hertfordshire for my mother’s birthday and stumbled across St Michael’s Manor Hotel in St Albans, with it’s Lake Restaurant, and quickly decided this would be the perfect location. It is a traditional hotel (apparently the building dates back more than 500 years) with a contemporary feel,…

Christmas in the Country

Apologies for not posting recently, I’ve been in the country with poor internet! Here are a few photos from Christmas past and present – some of my favourite festive things. I love Christmas in the country – long walks, roaring log fires, good company and copious amounts of good food! I’m always a little sad…

PJ’s Bar and Grill

It was a case of another week another Saturday brunch, this time at PJ’s Bar and Grill on the Fulham Road in Chelsea. I’d been meaning to visit PJ’s for quite some time given the polo theme (and positive mentions in The Polo Magazine) and finally got around to it (better late than never!). The…

Brunch at 34, Grosvenor Square

34 is a relatively new addition to the Caprice Group, having opened in 2011 (Le Caprice originally opened in 1947 to put it in perspective!), which is located on South Audley Street in Mayfair (although the restaurant is branded as Grosvenor Square – presumably because they feel this adds a certain degree of prestige?). I’d…