Monthly Archives: December 2015

December 11

ESCAPE LONDON – Get a taste of the countryside at The Pheasant Inn, Lambourn

The Pheasant Inn in Lambourn is just minutes away from the M4, just over an hour from London and set in between beautiful country fields. The Inn has ample parking and as I arrived the beautiful sunset could be seen hovering over the luscious green fields. Entering the pub, you are transported into a lovely […]

December 10

FOOD – Make your own tasty street food at home

Amuse Your Bouche Beer-battered halloumi with homemade pickled onions and tartar sauce   Beer-battered halloumi Serves 2 50g (~1/4 cup) plain flour 75ml (~1/3 cup) beer Salt Black pepper Oil for frying 225g halloumi cheese (8 x 1cm slices) 1.       Add the flour and beer to a large bowl, and season generously. Whisk until smooth. […]

December 10

MUSIC – It isn’t Christmas without a cheesy fun song!

Famous Internet sensation Anto Sharp is giving his fans an early Christmas present by releasing his catchy single ‘Let’s put Christmas in your basket’ . The comedian is mainly known for his phrase ‘Ohhh that’s going straight in my basket’. The Vine star has stolen many hearts with his funny videos, which has been viewed more than 18 million […]

December 10

FOOD – Tuk In – delicious curry in 90 seconds, yes please

The Curry Club recently created a survey that discovered curry enthusiasts spend an average of £30,000 on curry in a lifetime, but what about curry fans who don’t have time to cook this delicious dish at home?  Sanjay Sood-Smith and Thomas Cropper created Tuk In for people on the move, finally, tasty curry in a […]

December 10

DRINK – Gin lovers Christmas Cocktails

For those looking to create a tempting tipple at home the refreshing Yuletide Eyeopener with Hendrick’s Gin, Cointreau, mulled sugar and sparkling wine or the gently warming Mr Macawber’s Gin Punch with Madeira wine, pineapple, cloves and honey are the perfect thing. Filled with the twin infusions of cucumber and rose found in Hendrick’s Gin and a host of festive flavours these unusual […]

December 07

Drink – Gin and Jam Afternoon Tea

Hush Mayfair, London’s exclusive dining destination and cocktail bar are excited to present their decadent Gin and Jam Afternoon Tea served in the beautiful surroundings of Hush’s Silver Room deigned by Jess Wintle to reflect a 30’s ocean liner interior.  The quintessentially British experience of Afternoon Tea has been given a twist with Hush’s Gin & Jam cocktails, giving you the perfect excuse […]

December 07

LONDON EATERIES – Tonda, West London’s best kept secret

Burgers had sliders but did the craze stick around? Well today, pizzas has pizzetta, and if they’re all like the ones in Tonda – a word which means ’round’ in Italian – they should be in it for the long haul! Tonda may indeed be one of fast food’s best-kept secrets in West London. I […]