toad in the hole

Toad in the Hole, what’s not to love? Golden baked sausages roasted in a light and crispy giant Yorkshire pudding. For vegetarians substitute with Linda McCarthney’s vegetarian red onion and rosemary sausages and add a little extra oil when cooking them.

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the guardsman hotel, london

Tucked behind an iconic location – Buckingham Palace, The Guardsman Hotel @theguardsmanhotel is a beautiful 60-room boutique hotel. The interior design is exquisite yet cosy and warm. The ground-floor lounge leads you down a beautiful spiral staircase to the basement restaurant.

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thai fish cakes, serves 6

This Thai fish cake recipe is a family favourite. My super duper-talented friend May Simpkin made these for us when I had the pleasure to join her on a yoga retreat in the Loire Valley, in France. Please check out her website and Instagram, you’ll love everything this brilliant nutritionist stands for.

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MERCATO MAYFAIR

Last week my friend and I headed to Mercato Mayfair in the heart of Mayfair. It’s a foodie extravanza in the utterly beautiful converted St. Mark’s Church (Grade I listed).

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RAILS Restaurant at the Great Northern Hotel, King’s Cross

My lovely friend Bea from @a_london_story (please check out her brilliant Insta account) invited me to the Rails restaurant at the @gnhotel for afternoon tea. They have just launched a new Nyetimber sparkling wine afternoon tea which includes a glass of Nyetimber English sparkling wine alongside the sweet and delicious savoury treats. You can choose from a wide range of bespoke loose leaf tea blends from East India Tea company. The interior design is to die for, you’ll love it!

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pivot bar and bistro, london

Tom and I were invited to this lovely restaurant in the heart of Covent Garden, London. The modern British menu is reinvented monthly and there’s a tasting menu, lunch, pre theatre and roast options. The staff were so attentive and friendly and the food was hearty and delicious. I highly recommend a visit.

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the black lamb christmas menu

Absolutely LOVED the Christmas menu at The Black Lamb @theblacklamb_resto in the heart of Wimbledon Village. Over three hours, Tom and I devoured most of this delicious menu cooked with British produce and washed down with English wines. Exceptional value at £49.95 per person for the set menu.

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Bateaux london, a dinner cruise on the River Thames

THAMES AT NIGHT…Tom and I were invited by @bateauxlondon to go on an evening dinner cruise down the River Thames. I’ve lived in London all my life and had not done this before. It was spectacular, I cannot recommend this wonderful dinner cruise enough, especially as a gift to a loved one.

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