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 …

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 🤪

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 …

This Dr Loosen 2018 Riesling was chosen by my good wine friend Alison Taffs who is the owner of the Hop Inn micro pub in Hornchurch. We decided to put her skills to the test by asking her to pair a wine to go with our Pork and Chipotle burgers. She chose this fabulous German …

Cantine Colosi

I’m a huge fan of sweet wines and this Cantine Colosi Hira 2014 Passito Terre Siciliane from the island of Sicily can certainly be added to my favourites list. A delightful medium bodied wine with flavours of Honey & Figs making this a perfect match for the Torte di Rose & Chocolate desserts at Ristorante …

Tenuta il Canovino

I’m not a person that would normally drink Pinot Grigio but while staying at the Hotel Excelsior Le Terraze in Lake Garda I tried this Il Canovino Quarto Vecchio from Verona and it was an absolute delight. It was a slightly dry , soft , full of citrus fruits & fresh tasting. making this wine …

During a fabulous weeks stay at this hotel we got to enjoy some fantastic cocktails by Alessandro & Michela so it’s seems only right to share them with you. Negroni The Grey – Vodka , Tonic & Grapefruit Mojito Aperol Spritz The Italian Way – Gin , Tonic , Olive & Juniper Pina Colada These …

The food at this hotel is always fantastic but on Gala Nights it’s taken to another level. Normally you get to enjoy a salad buffet before choosing you starter & main courses to be followed by a dessert buffet but on these special evenings the format is a bit different. You start with the usual …