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La Pescheria, Catania

31 years old, obsessed with pasta and yet I’d never been to Italy. I know, criminal right? Well all that CHANGED a couple of months ago with, what was probably, one of the best trips of my life. Remember when we met an amazing Sicilian chef, Matteo, who came to cook for us courtesy of La Belle Assiette? Well, he invited us out to his digs in Catania and promised to show us a WHOLE NEW WORLD of culinary delights. And man, he did not disappoint. Catania is on the Ionian coast of Sicily,  ...

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La Belle Assiette

It was my birthday a couple of weeks ago (omg, thaaaanks I know I look v. good for my age) and to celebrate, I knew I wanted my faves around me, throwing back some booze and eating some delicious food. However, I don’t know about you, but as I get older I am less and less bothered about going out and making a big fuss of my birthday. I like to chat to my loved ones, eat and drink lovely things, and at the end of it all, either roll into bed or into an Uber home. Luckily, La Belle  ...

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Roast, Borough Market

Usually when I venture to Borough Market, I grab something delicious and tasty from one of the many excellent vendors and stall, munching it down as I take a slow stroll around the halls and then down onto the Southbank to sup a couple of (admittedly overpriced) pints by the river. Last Sunday I broke with tradition and instead, ticked off one of my London restaurant bucket list entries, plumping for a table at Roast. Roast sits above Borough Market, and obtains a lot of produce from the  ...

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A Private Chef at Home

I love hosting dinner parties. They are probably the only ‘adult’ thing I’m pretty sure I do well. Having a bunch of loved ones, sat round my table I am in my element, sloshing more wine into their glasses and insisting on giving everyone second helpings. I’m pretty well versed at choosing my dinner party menus carefully- I mean, I’ve watched 539749747 episodes of Come Dine With Me, so I know that you need a balance between spending time with your guests, and  ...

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