• Da Vittorio at Stelle di Stelle, Harrods

    Friday October 24th, 2014

    Da Vittorio is one of five multi-Michelin starred Italian restaurants that are each taking a month’s residence in Harrods’ lower ground floor restaurant between now and January 2015

  • PDO Viannos Olive Oil

    Friday October 24th, 2014

    Not sure whether to make your next bottle of ‘special’ olive oil Spanish, Italian or French? Well how about going a bit further afield and all the way to Crete?

  • A Pukka Cup Of Tea…

    Wednesday October 22nd, 2014

    Gather round hot drink devotees, because Pukka (the ‘organic herb specialist’ and purveyor of the prettiest boxed tea bags in the business) have launched four new flavours just in time to sip away the cold snap.

  • Devonshire Arms Hotel

    Friday October 17th, 2014

    The location, the service and the food were all of the highest standards or at least the highest standards for the price charged – apart, that is, from the location: you can’t buy a better slice of history, geography and breath-taking scenery. It’s worth a visit just for that aspect alone, the fact you can get a great meal and stay in a fantastic hotel are a bonus too.

  • Italian rare wine dinner at Cinnamon Club

    Wednesday October 15th, 2014

    On Friday 21st November, The Cinnamon Club will host an exclusive five-course dinner paired with a selection of Italy’s rarest wines from the Mastroberardino winery.

Restaurant Reviews

There are cocktails and then there are cocktails. The former are vast ice-filled tumblers, with a cheap spirit and a flat mixer, shaken to within an inch of their life. The latter are well crafted drinks, created by people who understand balance, taste and the use of subtle flavours.


Loin of pork is wonderfully tasty and really zings in this timesaving recipe with the addition of roasted sweet root vegetables. Crunchy crackling and succulent pork are further enhanced with deep and rich onion gravy made with a Knorr Onion Gravy Pot. Serve with green leafy cabbage and enjoy.

Book Reviews

Will It Waffle? Yes, it will, claims the book cover that also promises 53 unexpected recipes to make in a waffle iron. Judging book by it's cover it looks like it will be an interesting one.


Sydney born, Paris trained and London lived, Skye Gyngell is working with VisitEngland on their latest campaign. Devoted to the kaleidoscopic range of Britain's food and drink Gyngell hopes to promote the best of British in this latest collaboration. Lara Cory had a chat with Skye to find out what she loves about British food, and how far she's travelled for a good meal.