TOP 5 TIPS for finding the best restaurants on holiday

You’re in a city famous for its incredible food. You want to experience the best of the best, without spending a fortune. And you have only a few days to explore.   How do you choose where to eat?   Alex and I had asked ourselves the very same question when we arrived in Florence….

The ULTIMATE guide to the best food in Florence

One early morning car journey, a sunrise flight and a scenic double-decker train ride later, we’re in Florence. Hungry!   Italy is pretty famous for its food, which is great when you’re settled in a restaurant, reading a menu you know is going to deliver and salivating uncontrollably as plates of gorgeous food float on…

Brunch at Bühler and Co – a.k.a veggie heaven

Brunch.   AM I RIGHT!?   Brunch is one of my favourite things to do EVER. D’you wanna know why..? a) its name ACTUALLY allows for a meal the size of two meals and b) it’s almost always shared with friends.   Food and friends is, to me, sheer, unadulterated joy. Especially when that food…

What’s in season – Spring

  The latter half of Spring is such a lovely time of year (aside from the hayfever). The evenings are light, the trees are green and my all-time favourite foods come into season. The Easter celebrations bring good food and family, while May offers us warmth, sunshine and the emergence of freckles, all in preparation…

What I learnt at the HBC summit

On the Saturday of the Easter weekend I went to the HBC (Health Bloggers Community) summit at The Hoxton hotel in Shoreditch. The day was filled with fitness and meditation classes; social media, marketing and photography workshops; panel discussions with the likes of Pixie Turner, The Angry Chef and Alice Liveing; and a whole load…

LENT – I did it!

Lent is over! 40 days and 40 nights of cocoa cravings and no chocolate deserts ends with a chocolate brownie for breakfast, followed by two days of Easter eggs, profiteroles and chocolate hot cross buns. Yummy! Once I get going, Lent is never as hard as I think it’s going to be. The first few…

What’s in season – March

Cooking seasonally is a really great way to cook. Seasonal produce is fresher, tastes better and offers more nutritional value than out of season fruit and veg, plus is often cheaper to buy as it’s more readily available. It’s also far more environmentally friendly as it supports local farming and produce and minimises transportation. And if that…