Posts tagged: Honey

When It's All About the Journey

When It's All About the Journey

Efficiency is dogma in modern Britain, when it comes to travel we tend to choose speed and low cost over style and enjoyment, but sometimes shouldn’t the journey itself be as good as the destination?

After starting life on the wing, our honey has found its way onto a rather special train.

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Honey at the Table - A Mary Oliver Poem

Honey at the Table - A Mary Oliver Poem

    As we reach the winter solstice, when the sun makes its shortest and lowest appearance of the year above the horizon, I find solace in a book and a comfy chair.  Mary Oliver's poem about honey struck a cord when I read it recently, how romantic to think...

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Menu Spy...Inspiration from the Chefs

Menu Spy...Inspiration from the Chefs

Firedog W1: Chargrilled plums, kaymak, honey, salted pistachios & toasted brioche. Photo from @Firedogw1 on twitter. Firedog in West London offer Aegean inspired food, think Greek and Turkish flavours.Their chargrilled plums are a brilliant brunch idea. Kaymak is similar to clotted cream, but traditionally can be made with milk from water buffalos or sheep,...

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Feed Your Skin

Feed Your Skin

I just stumbled across one of my favourite books, Feed Your Face, by Dian Dincin Buchman. Many teenage hours were spent raiding the fridge and hiding out in the bathroom, blanketed in oatmeal mixtures to beautify myself. This treasure trove of a book, pilfered from my mother's bookshelf, is packed...

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