A Beginners Guide to Storing Wine

The Italian Classicist in me loves a good glass of wine, and as I’ve recently been in Rome, I thought this guest post that popped into my email inbox may be interesting to some of you! It’s also a cheeky opportunity to share a few more of my Rome pictures. I’m very busy with writing essays at the moment, but after reading this I’m craving the bottle of Rose in my fridge… If you are a newcomer to the world…

6 Different Ways to Fall in Love with Frozen Fruit

Many people are often reluctant to buy frozen fruit, as it offers a different texture in comparison to fresh. Thankfully, there are many ways you can highlight the delicious flavour of the fruit whilst changing the texture. Here are the six different ways to fall in love with frozen fruit. Ice Cream & Sorbet Frozen fruit can ideally be used to create tasty ice cream and sorbet. There is no reason to defrost the frozen fruit to make the sweet…

How to Plan the Ultimate Birthday Dinner in London

In case you didn’t already know, my birthday is on Halloween! This year I’m having an epic party at the weekend of course, complete with Halloween fancy dress and themed cocktails. I’ll be turning 22 (eww I wanna stay 21 forever), and as the 31st falls on a Tuesday this year, I’ve left it to my boyfriend to organise a ‘civilised meal’ for the evening, after I’ve had a few pints with my work friends… Today’s guest post is perfectly…

Pizza Union Aldgate: Proper Italian Pizza in 3 Minutes!

Pizza Union is the first UK Italian pizza bar, boasting proper stonebaked Roman-style pizza in only 3 minutes. I’ve been to Italy a few times, and I like to claim that my Italian heritage is why I love their food so much, but really, pizza and gelato is just amazing, so I couldn’t resist checking it out. My boyfriend and I were invited down to the newest branch of Pizza Union near Aldgate East station a few weeks ago to…

Giraffe World Kitchen, Spitalfields

Last Tuesday I was lucky enough to get invited down to Giraffe World Kitchen in Spitalfields, which has recently been revamped. I’ve not been to Giraffe before, so I was excited to try out their menu, especially the desserts! As you can see from my pictures, it’s a lovely and vibrant place, with a totally friendly vibe! The music was good, and the staff were wonderful. Cocktails I’m a big cocktail fan, so I enjoyed trying out a few from…

Big Moe’s Diner, Whitechapel

The other night I decided to treat my boyfriend by taking him to a restaurant we’ve been meaning to check out for a while, Big Moe’s Diner in Whitechapel. It’s just a short bus journey from where we live, right next to Aldgate East station. Oh boy, we were impressed. Big Moe’s is an amazing retro 50’s-style American diner, it’s absolutely gorgeous inside, with great food and wonderful milkshakes. I loved the decor, and of course the retro music –…

Tibits: A Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurant

Just before Christmas, I was invited to check out Tibits*, a vegan and vegetarian restaurant. I took my best friend Rhea to their Heddon Street branch (near Regent Street in Central London), and we had an absolutely wonderful time. The food was delicious, I loved the concept, and they had some pretty awesome cocktails (not to mention the Baileys Hot Chocolate). We had a cute table by a window in the corner, complete with a pretty candle (my picture of…