steak tartare

Taboo Foods in Pregnancy and Beyond

August 1, 2014
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What a long and unexpected hiatus from blogging I’ve had. Let’s call it an extended sabbatical – from work and normal life as I knew it before motherhood. In mid December last year the Co-pilot and I welcomed our little boy, The Master, into our lives and quite frankly it’s been a constant murky sleep […]

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My Top Five Best Value Bistros in Paris inspired by Le Fooding

June 3, 2013
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When looking for luxury options to wine, dine and impress the City of Love delivers in spades. But there is another side of Parisian dining that I sought out, one a bit kinder on the hip pocket. Over a decade ago, two Parisian journalists, Alexandre Cammas and Emmanuel Rubin, were fed up with the conservative, traditional […]

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Celebrations at Rockpool Bar and Grill

May 3, 2011
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Another year, another birthday and this year, the roving lunar Easter holidays have collided with my birthday. Normally over Easter the Co-pilot and I would be off on an overseas jaunt – typically somewhere in SouthEast Asia involving barely identifiable street food and frosty cocktails next to piping hot beaches but this year, for the […]

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So hungry I could eat horse meat

October 19, 2010
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The location was a closely guarded secret, the small guest list carefully canvassed and the topic discussed in hushed tones whilst surreptitiously checking for eavesdroppers. All the secrecy is for good reason as I was invited to a private 4 course dinner and the star ingredient is a topical and controversial one. On the menu […]

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Steak tartare, a Bastille Day tribute

July 14, 2010
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The Co-pilot travels more than anyone I know. He travels internationally a few times a year for business, and another few times for pleasure. Not to mention all the domestic travelling he does. Despite all that, he seems to have a never ending supply of annual leave remaining and I have long suspected there is […]

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