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TWID - Our evening of live opera and vegan food

TWID – Our Evening of Live Opera and Vegan Food

Going out for dinner with my husband, just the two of us, is a rare treat these days and an evening at TWID (That’s What I Do) seemed like the perfect way to spend some quality time together. Located in Battersea, this new cocktail bar and restaurant, promising live opera and amazing food, opened just a […]

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Make Your Own Pizza With Pizza Scuola At Ponti's Italian Kitchen

Make Your Own Pizza With Pizza Scuola At Ponti’s Italian Kitchen

Calling all pizza lovers ! If you are looking for a fun evening out food experience in central London then you need to try Pizza Scuola At Ponti’s Italian Kitchen. I was invited there this week with some other bloggers and we had a great time not only learning how to make pizza but also eating […]

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Mind & Mouth: Walk, Talk, Reflect and Taste

Mind & Mouth: Walk, Talk, Reflect and Taste

All right, I will acknowledge it first “I have become addicted to my mobile phone and social media”. My phone has become a hub of information: email, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, You Tube, WhatsApp plus several news feeds (some even with instant pop ups). It is nothing short of an addiction. In the midst of this […]

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The Truth Behind Kids' Lunchboxes - #OutToLunchUK

The Truth Behind Kids’ Lunchboxes – #OutToLunchUK

Trying to encourage my kids to have a healthy and balanced diet, I am very often frustrated to see the poor choice on kids’ menus when we are out and about. In restaurants, we now resort to ordering from the adults’ menu. In order to avoid the sugar-laden and unhealthy pre-packaged lunch box (and if I […]

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Kitchen Theory

México by Kitchen Theory: “where modernist cuisine meets science meets sustainability”

I am a big fan of entomophagy (human consumption of insects) so I was keen to visit  ‘México by Kitchen Theory’, a pop up dining experience like no other, tucked away in Maida Hill, London. While in the West the notion of eating insects makes most people squeamish, around 2 billion people in the world […]

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The Gate, Islington: "a great restaurant that just happens to be vegetarian"

The Gate, Islington: “a great restaurant that just happens to be vegetarian”

Going out for dinner with my husband is a rare occasion these days. What a treat to head over to The Gate Restaurant in Islington last Thursday evening, even if our eight year old could not see the point of just the two of us going out. Fittingly October 1st was also World Vegetarian Day […]

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World Vegetarian Day 2015

World Vegetarian Day: OpenTable reveals Top 40 UK Restaurants for Vegetarians

Today is World Vegetarian Day and to celebrate OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations, has released a list of top 40 restaurants for vegan and vegetarian friendly dining in the UK. The list is based on OpenTable restaurant experts’ recommendations and diner reviews. Vegetarianism is steadily on the rise. Last year it […]

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sra awards 2015

The Sustainable Restaurant Awards 2015 – Where to Dine With a Conscience

The Sustainable Restaurant Awards 2015 have just been announced this week with Daylesford and The Captain’s Galley named joint winners as Sustainable Restaurant of the Year. Both businesses were rewarded  for their commitment to serve high quality food from ingredients produced with principles on their doorsteps. Daylesford operates three organic cafés in Kingham in Gloucestershire, Notting Hill and Pimlico sourcing ingredients from […]

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the forgotten feast

The Forgotten Feast – Christmas at the Brunel Museum

Tom Hunt’s Forgotten Feast Alternative Christmas Banquet at the Brunel Museum is such a refreshing idea, especially during the excesses of the holiday season. From December 7th to 15th you can enjoy a ‘Forgotten Feast of 7 Fishes’ including carpaccio of scallop, risotto nero and clementine chocolate fondant. The fish included are often neglected or not usually seen […]

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the ethicurean

The Ethicurean – In Pursuit of Fine Tasting British Food

From its kitchen garden restaurant near Bristol The Ethicurean serves a menu based on seasonal, ethical, locally grown produce. Championing sustainable food, The Ethicurean has won multiple awards including (to name a few) Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand 2013, Observer Best Ethical Restaurant 2011 & Runner Up 2012 and Compassion In World Farming Good Egg Award 2012. Talking about sustainable […]

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