Monthly Archives: October 2015

October 29

FOOD – Vinegar flavoured chips? Yes please

Vinegar or salt on chips first? Now you don’t need to worry because chips are getting pre-pickled! Sarson’s and Sutton & Sons join forces to introduce ‘Chipickles’ to the UK Sarson’s, the nation’s favourite vinegar brand, is partnering with award-winning fish and chip shop Sutton & Sons to launch a UK culinary first; Chipickles. The limited edition […]

October 22

LONDON EATERIES – The London Restaurant Awards finalists announced

Independents come out on top, beating the likes of household names Jamie’s Italian, Sketch and Heddon street kitchen in London’s most exhaustive search to find the Capital’s favourite restaurant. The London Restaurant Festival and discovery app Zomato have announced the four finalists for the ‘Londoners’ Choice’ Award ahead of November’s London Restaurant Awards. The only […]

October 21

MUSIC – Centre Point hosts preview of Adam Donen’s Symphony to a Lost Generation at Bloomsbury festival

This is a free event, on a first come first served basis. As a neighbour of the Bloomsbury Festival, London landmark Centre Point will host an exclusive preview of Symphony to a Lost Generation at the festival on Saturday 24th October, 8pm at Malet Street Gardens. Composed and directed by Adam Donen, Symphony to a Lost Generation is the […]

October 21

FILM – The Internet, Mobile Phones.. what ‘Back to the Future II’ failed to predict

Welcome to the future! We’ve made it to October 21, 2015, the date Marty McFly and Doc Brown visit in the film Back To The Future Part II.  While flying cars, hover boards and self-adjusting clothes may not be commonplace in today’s world, there are a few major technological advancements the 1989 classic didn’t predict […]

October 20

FOOD – Make a Classic Tiramisu

This amazing dish will satisfy any sweet tooth 😉 Method (using Kenwood Chef Sense) Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease and base line a 22cm spring-form cake tin Fit whisk onto the Chef and place eggs and sugar in the bowl. Whisk until pale, thick and creamy. The mixture should be thick enough to hold a […]

October 20

FASHION – Day in a Life of a Stylist

Style My is all about giving people the confidence through clothes whether it is by having a makeover or by becoming stylists themselves. Style My was founded by the Director of UK’s premier personal styling company, Style Doctors, Elin Mai and Style Director of an international styling consultancy ID Couture, Tanja Mrnjaus. With over 20 […]

October 20

LONDON EVENTS – La Maison Maille presents: Autumnal dining with Grain Store Chef Bruno Loubet

Innovative chef Bruno Loubet, the visionary behind the popular Grain Store restaurant in King’s Cross, will host a multi-sensory evening for food lovers at La Maison Maille in London’s Piccadilly. When: Monday 26th October 7.30pm-9.30pm Where: La Maison Maille, 2 Piccadilly Arcade, London, SW1Y 6NH Price: £30 Including: Complimentary wine from the Bordeaux region, canapés and sampling of dishes […]

October 15


If you recall, last time I highlighted how invaluable retinol was as my weapon of choice with my ongoing war against ageing. Well, if retinol is my nuclear bomb, then glycolic acid are my missiles. However, as with retinol if your skin is somewhat sensitive then you have to be ultra careful with the products […]

October 14

DRINK – Piccini Orange Label Chianti

Instantly recognisable, this wine is at the heart of what Piccini does: a classic Chianti made to a very traditional recipe. What’s the secret to this wine’s juicy, easy-drinking style? A traditional Tuscan technique called Governo all’uso which sees a small amount of the Sangiovese grape – which is used for all Chianti – added as withered fruit. The effect […]

October 14

DRINK – A new sparkling wine, yes please – Piccini 1882 Spumante

Just in time for the party season Piccini launches a brand new sparkling wine and as well as tasting divine, it is reasonably priced too! The much loved Italian wine brand, Piccini, launches its new 1882 spumante sparkling wine to offer the UK an affordable alternative to Prosecco. As demand for Prosecco continues to soar and rumours of […]