Those of you who know me will know I have a (not so secret) love of afternoon tea. So when the Beauty and the Beast inspired ‘Tale as Old as Time’ afternoon tea rolled into town and pitched up at London hotel The Kensington I knew I just had to book up – and fast!
First served in 2005, Prêt-à-Portea brings a creative twist to the more traditional English afternoon teas, with cakes and pastries resembling the latest catwalk designs from the collections of the world’s top fashion designers such as Jimmy Choo, Burberry, Dolce and Gabbana and Chanel.
I for one like to make cooking as easy and enjoyable as possible and am always on the lookout for the latest gadgets to help me in the kitchen. I’ve picked up many items over the years and thought I’d share with you the kitchen gadgets that I couldn’t live without
I appreciate that this is not billed as a Michelin star restaurant, instead being more of a gastro pub but in my opinion Galvin Green Man feels like a distant second cousin of the Galvin brothers other restaurants. Unfortunately at the moment it feels like a very watered down restaurant which needs a lot more TLC.
It was Adam’s birthday last weekend, and when trying to think of where to take him, The Ivy was a no brainer. Having been twice before, Adam often tells me it’s his favourite restaurant. I was a bit unorganised this year due to having Max but I was relieved when I called a few weeks ago and managed to get a table for lunch.
Last week I celebrated my 33rd Birthday. They say birthdays get less special as you get older which I guess is kind of true. However, this was my first birthday as a Mummy, so for me it was one of the most special yet.