Tag: Truffles

Chiesa del Carmine: Umbria, Italy

Chiesa del Carmine Umbria  Telephone: 0039 075 9414219 Mobile: 0039 338 8916641 Umbria sits bang in the middle of Italy, often derided by a supposedly more beautiful neighbouring Tuscany it has been left alone, untouched and thus authentic. This is a land where the weather is king, the rising of the sun and onset of dusk

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St. Moritz Gourmet Festival: Switzerland

St. Moritz Gourmet Festival St. Moritz Switzerland   Crisp white stratocumulus scud beneath me on the swift 75-minute flight to Zürich. From there I take a couple of trains to that swishest or resorts where only the stylish check in and if you have to ask how much you’re in the wrong place. Or that’s

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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

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

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

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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