Middle Eastern Food

This is possibly my favourite cookbook. I can trace my love affair with Middle Eastern food to 1996 when my Lebanese boss took me to one of his favourite Lebanese restaurants in Shepherds Market, London. I can still remember the creamy hummus topped with melt in the mouth lamb and golden pine nuts. It was [...]

November 17th, 2014|Food, Food & Entertaining|


Somehow this year, having never celebrated Thanksgiving before, I managed to not only be invited to celebrate the holiday with a lovely group of friends, but also tagged along to a photo shoot that Davina from Paper + White styled for the occasion and took some of my own pics. It was a double dose [...]

November 3rd, 2014|Entertaining, Food & Entertaining|

A very happy Easter

Easter is one of those celebrations that can’t help but make you smile. I have such fond memories of Easter egg hunts as a child (including the time my sister and I were sick from too much chocolate) and it is such a joy now to hide the chocolate eggs for Finn and Pippa (although [...]

April 28th, 2014|Entertaining, Food & Entertaining|

Into the Woods

Pippa decided for her 3rd birthday that she would like a toadstool cake, which led to a Woodlands party theme. I thought it would be easy but what I hadn’t considered was where I would get everything I needed to make this happen. So it was out with the sewing machine and after endless trips [...]

March 30th, 2014|Entertaining, Food & Entertaining|