I have to confess that in spite of having been on a short bread making course, and having a grandfather who was a master baker, I am really not very good at making bread. But I am getting better and I am desperate to improve. What was I eating? Learning to make decent bread has […]
South, or to give it its full title South – Essential Recipes and New Explorations is the second book written by the renowned American chef Sean Brock. Originally hailing from Virginia Sean was brought up to eat what his family grew and according to what was to hand and in season. It is a practice […]
So many of the Viking sagas are tales of revenge, death and violence you could be forgiven for thinking that Saga Land , the book written by Richard Fidler and Kári Gíslason might be pretty gruesome; actually, some of it is! Yet there is also something of a dreamlike gentle quality to the book. Maybe […]
‘Menus that Made History’ should come with a warning on the cover; because once picked up and opened it is near impossible to put the book down. Start reading and each menu enticingly leads you to the next rather like the courses of a delicious and skilfully planned and executed meal. We cannot begin to […]
The Capital Hotel in Basil Street, London’s Knightsbridge, just a stone’s throw from Harrods and Harvey Nichols, is a special hotel.
‘Grand’ ‘stylish’ ‘luxurious’ ‘elegant’ and ‘comfortable’, are words that epitomise Hotel Bennett; not forgetting the friendly, charming service – where nothing is too much trouble; the warm welcome and the hotel’s fantastic location in downtown Charleston. Hotel Bennett definitely has the ‘wow’ factor. A great location Hotel Bennett is approximately 30 minutes’ drive from South […]