Newbury is getting better and better, thanks Henry and Joes

We are so lucky in Newbury, we have the Greenham Trust, The Corn Exchange, Ace Space, so many things to do and so many good places to eat like the Bladebone and the Newbury as well as Arigato, The Castle and now – tadah! – Henry and Joes. I first bumped into this dynamic duo […]

Henry & Joes, another first class pop up in Newbury

  16 Bartholomew Street – burn that name into your memory         I am so loving the new pop up deal happening at 16 Bartholomew Street in Newbury.  Helped enormously by the fact that the Mansfield Boys are organising it, how can anything they do go wrong.  These guys LOVE their food […]

Woodspeen – Stunning in every way

Woodspeen – Stunning in every way A lot of people now love fame, everyone wants their 15 minutes and if they cant have it then they want to know someone who has.� Whilst I wasn’t a Donny Osmond or Bay City Rollers fan when I was young (now you know how old I am) my […]

Ben ‘off to uni’ Ferguson, a recipe for risotto :-)

  Ok Benjamino! You are off to uni in September and are, very wisely, asking about cooking. We have done the mass stew and spag bol learnathon and you know to get meat that works hard as it is cheaper and tastier slow cooked. It releases all those lovely juices that make the food so […]

Vineyard – Stockcross Stay + Food = Amazing

Last night I stayed in one of the nicest hotels I have ever stayed in. The Vineyard at Stockcross is, as you know, a particular favourite of mine as it is where I got engaged and married to my current husband (good to keep him on his toes). I gave him an awful time when […]