The Dew Pond, Old Burghclere – Rabbit Land

Oh this was exciting.  A trip to The Dew Pond, a fantastic restaurant in Old Burghclere which is virtually Watership Down. It was too dark to see any but I felt comforted just knowing that they were around in huge numbers. Anyone who knows me knows how much I love rabbits, I have a […]

L’Ortolan, oh YES

We arrived at L’Ortolan promptly so that I could do my interview for Kennet Radio with Sally Albin, the marketeer (is that the word). The place is beautiful, looks like an old extended vicarage with lots of separate rooms should you want to rent a room with style and tremendous food (and invite me please). […]

Aldermaston Stores, what a spicy find!

I have been going here for years, to be honest it is the nearest shop, I live somewhere where I cant do that wonderful thing I had in Newbury. You call a number and people bring you food to your door, you just give them money and you can eat, amazing!! I live in Padworth, […]

Le Manoir – Family lunch

A huge thank you to my mum, Rachel Littlewood, for taking us to Le Manoir for an amazing lunch. First of all we had a walk round the most beautiful gardens, well my sisters walked and my mother and I stumbled as we are weak and weedy. The gardens are absolutely magnificent, kept by 8 […]

Vineyard Family Weekend of Luxury – Breakfast

Every year my three sisters, Kristin, Miriam and Beth go away with my mum for a long weekend.  This year we chose the Vineyard and it was a particularly foody weekend.  The Vineyard gave us an amazing deal and my sisters had suites which were incredibly luxurious.  They are two to a room and I […]

The Barn, Rainham, Kent

This was the first time I had been to this place and it was adorable. My lovely mum took us and I am sure we will be back. All low beams and ancient looking with the youngest chef I have ever seen! He produced such amazing food and I would imagine you would have to […]