Tag: Truffles

Zagreb: Croatia


Zagreb Croatia   As a travel writer I’m usually too busy flying somewhere to enter competitions but every once in a while I throw my business card into the hat, thank goodness I did. I recently won an all expenses paid trip for two to Zagreb, Croatia’s capital, courtesy of Monarch Airlines and the Zagreb

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The Henry Root: Chelsea, London

Steak Cut

The Henry Root 9 Park Walk London SW10 0AJ Tel: 020 7352 7040 I had been to The Henry Root before a few years ago but as it has recently relaunched I thought I’d better check it out. It sits at the end of Park Lane one of those lovely Chelsea streets that look like

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Croatia: Hotel Adriatic, Rovinj

View from room over harbour

Hotel Adriatic Rovinj Croatia Flying into Trieste meant that we had to cross Slovenia before we came to Croatia. It’s beautiful countryside to drive through and with hardly any cars about didn’t’t take too long. Our destination was the newly renovated jewel in the crown of north Croatia The Hotel Adriatic. Built in 1913 its

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Pollen Street Social – London


Pollen Street Social 8 – 10 Pollen Street Mayfair London W1S 1NQ Tel: 020 7290 7600   Jason Atherton has come a long way in a relatively short space of time.  From leaving home at 16, briefly cooking in the Army to working with Gordon Ramsay, launching branches of Maze in Australia, Qatar and South

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Divine Chocolate Truffles

Bars in Wrappers

Divine Chocolate               I had quite a bit of fun recently when I attended a chocolate making lesson at one of Divine’s pop up shops in Covent Garden.  In conjunction with Fairtrade, Divine has forged links with farmers in Ghana to harvest and produce chocolate for them.  And what a great job they are

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