My earliest childhood memory is linked to a book when mum caught me, at the age of 4, reading aloud my favourite bedtime story "The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me". As each year passed my appetite for books kept growing (if only we could say the same about my height). Before I hit double figures, the main reason for getting told off was using my glow worm to read after bedtime. I know, what a rebel right?Read More
Kentish Town is located in the Borough of Camden (north west London). It's also my London stomping ground whenever I need to recharge my British batteries.
Below, I share a few of my favourite Kentish Town addresses. Please feel free to share any of your local favorites with me in the comments!Read More
One of the few requirements for my London weekend was to have a Sunday roast. I consulted one of my trustworthy London sources, Flora, who originally suggested The Pig and Butcher. They were booked up but directed me to their sister restaurant, Smokehouse. And I'm really glad with the way things turned out. I did a bit of research before going and was impressed by the head chef's CV. Neil Rankin graduated with a degree in physics before entering the culinary world. He started out exclusively in the world of French cuisine, completing several Michelin internships, before deciding to leave the world of fine dining and focus on modern cooking techniques, with a focus on meat.Read More