As it’s only a few days until I release The 2021 Lloydies which are my personal Food and Drink Awards therefore I thought it would be a nice time to say Thank You to this amazing industry.

Well what a difference seven days can make. It was only a week ago when I said that due to the current national lockdown situation I would once again have to put my blog on hold. But where there’s a will there’s a way. So yes not only have I found a way to return …

Hello everyone it is with regret but once again due to the ongoing Coronavirus situation I have to make the following announcement. With the forced closure of restaurants , cafes & pubs I have made the decision to put my blog on hold. So there will be No new food reviews for you to enjoy …

This sweet wine and dessert was just the perfect way to end a truly fabulous tasting menu lunch at Core by Clare Smyth. The dessert was a Mont Blanc Pain Perdu that was absolutely amazing. The pairing by sommelier Gareth was a fantastic Chateau de Rayne Vigneau 2005 Sauternes with it’s flavours of saffron & …

Blackberry and Coteaux

Our amazing lunch at Caractere was about to finish in style as a fabulous dessert was about to be paired with a fantastic sweet wine. The Blackberry Mille Feuille with diplomat cream & milk ice cream was absolutely delicious. It was to be paired by sommelier Romeo with a Coteaux du Layon a fantastic french …

Here we go again then with another amazing selection of desserts that I had the pleasure to indulge myself in. I hope you like what you see 🤪

Apple and Bretagne

When I looked at the menu at Murano and saw that they had an Apple Tarte Tatin as one the desserts I couldn’t have been more pleased. My patience was rewarded because this was one of the best Tarte Tatin’s ever. It was an absolutely delight as the rich flavour of apples on top of …

Hazelnut and Marmalade

When a stunning dessert meets one of my favourite sweet wines then the rest is history. We were enjoying a fantastic surprise tasting menu at Core by Clare Smyth when it came to dessert. It was then that the Hazelnut Souffle with a Chocolate Sorbet made by talented young chef George arrived and I have …

I’m a big Foodie and love dining out in the very best restaurants and gastro pubs in the UK. I also enjoy a good Sunday Roast and supporting my local community. I been living in Hornchurch for 23 years now and this year celebrated my 28th Wedding Anniversary to my wife Jane . We do …