Food & Drink, italy, Travel & Places, United Kingdom, What's Happening

South London gets a taste of Italian flavours

Buffalo mozzarella balls stuffed with black olives vie for attention with piles of freshly baked focaccia and pizza steaming hot fetched out of a huge clay oven in a huge, sprawling Italian food market and community hub in one of London’s more edgier neighbourhoods south of the river Thames. The brainchild of economist, committed dreamer […]

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Food & Drink, United Kingdom, What's Happening

Italy’s Mercato arrives in London

Italian economist, dreamer and foodie Andrea Rasca has opened a continental Europe-style market and food destination in south-east London, bringing some Continental living and style to the post-Brexit city. Following a successful opening in Porto Genova, Milan last summer, Mercato Metropolitano (MM), officially opens this September but is already open for foodies. Built on the […]

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Devon, England, Food & Drink, United Kingdom, What's Happening

Deer Park offers a spiffing time

Just a few miles outside the pretty town of Honiton, east Devon and several hundred yards along a country drive lies Deer Park Country House Hotel. Newly refurbished and oozing old world charm, Deer Park has staked its claim as a go to destination in the England’s west country. Sweeping up the drive and just […]

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Food & Drink, Travel & Places, United Kingdom

Artisan gin tasting with the Sussex Wine School

Google ‘gin’ and you’ll be swamped with new tastes, flavours, bottle shapes and packaging and stories of how a new generation of gin makers came to develop their particular recipe. The drink is enjoying a renaissance with new distilleries, not unlike those seen in the gin alleys of London of the 17th and 18th centuries, […]

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