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My Paratha

I received a nice message during the week from My Paratha who are a relatively new business asking if I would like to sample their food and then give some feedback afterwards. With this I had a quick look at their website to read about who they were and what style of food they did. …

Desserts of June

I’m going to dedicate this month to a couple of special cakes made for me by my favourite patisserie Le Moulin in Hornchurch. The first was a request by myself as I wanted them to make me one of my favourite desserts an Apple Tarte Tatin. They were more than happy to oblige and I’m …

Thank You Hornchurch

So as we have received the news that things will be getting closer to normality I think it’s time for me to say a massive thank you to my hometown of Hornchurch for keeping us all going during these tough times.

Casa Mia Coffee

During the times that we’re in at the moment it’s always good to support local businesses and we were fortunate enough to continue this on saturday. Trying to think of something different to do we noticed that Casa Mia were offering a Takeaway Afternoon Tea for two people at £19.50 which we thought would be …

Oh My Cod

This is my local Fish & Chip shop in Hornchurch and on saturday we thought it was about time we visited them again. This also finally gave us the chance to put the theory to the test that champagne is the best drink pairing. So in the morning the Laurent Perrier Brut went into the …

Desserts of May

So with the current situation still going on it’s making this task even harder now. But I’ve still been able to come up with a few delights for you thanks to my local patisserie , home baking and a nearby coffee shop. Looking forward to getting back to normal soon but in the meantime I …

My Food and Wine Challenge

Over the last month or so I’ve been asking my good friend Alison Taffs at the Hop Inn Micro Pub in my hometown of Hornchurch for her expertise in pairing wine with food. To which I am also pleased to say that her results have been an absolute delight. So when we popped in last …

Pieropan and Lemon

A fabulous sweet wine & dessert pairing from earlier this year at Caractere in Notting Hill. For dessert I chose the new Bergamot & Lemon Tartelette with a hazelnut praline that was an absolute delight. This was paired beautifully by assistant manager Antonella with a fantastic Pieropan 2015 Soave Classico which although was a rich …

Desserts of April

This month’s desserts are dedicated to my fabulous local patisserie Le Moulin in Hornchurch. This is due to the current situation where I’ve not been able to dine out. Thankfully this patisserie is amazing and create the most beautiful cakes for you to enjoy. So with this I hope you’ll find that this fantastic selection …