Asian Cooking with LV=

Asian Cookery Class with LV=
A few weeks ago, I was invited by the lovely people at LV=  for a healthy Asian cooking class. The timing couldn’t have been more perfect. I have been experimenting in the kitchen recently trying to cook up some healthy Asian inspired food but every single recipe I had encountered was…
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Philip Pullman’s Grimm Tales

A few weeks ago, I was invited to an ‘immersive fairy tale’. Wondering what that means? I was just as intrigued! I had to go explore what Philip Pullman and his team had in store at the Bargehouse in London’s South Bank. Philip Pullman’s Grimm Tales is like nothing else I…
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Boardwalk Empire Giveaway

I have something really special for all of you today. A competition and a chance to win some amazing goodies! Sounds interesting? Well keep reading. To celebrate the release of the final season of Boardwalk Empire on Blu-ray™ and DVD today, the lovely people at HBO are offering one lucky reader…
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Market Hopping in London

Weekends in London are made for market hopping. As a Londoner I am spoilt for choice too; from Borough Market to Brick Lane; the options are endless. With Aanchal visiting London, it felt wrong not to go market hopping when she was here. So we put on our coats, wrapped up…
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Poppies and Prayers

This week, one of my best friends was visiting from India. As it was her first trip to London, I wanted to make sure she made the most of it. Yes, it meant lugging around my camera and going to the tourist hotspots that I generally try and avoid –…
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Moretti Gran Tour

Last week Italy came to Manchester and I was there to enjoy every minute of it. I was over the moon when I saw an email from the guys at Birra Moretti asking me to come sample some authentic Italian cuisine as part of the Birra Moretti Gran Tour. Amazing…
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Henley Royal Regatta – Day 2

So last night (post here) was messy but at least we all made it back to the camp site. I got up in the morning to a glorious day – the sun was shining, it was actually warm and there was a slight breeze in the air – another perfect…
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Henley Royal Regatta – Day 1

The Henley Royal Regatta. Where do I even start? It’s the social event of the season (for me anyways) and I love it! Colourful trousers, bright blazers, glorious hats, Pimms and all that incredible top notch rowing! What’s not to like? Oooh did I mention the Pimms? The Henley Royal…
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GrillStock Festival

I love my music. I love my meat. Put two of my favourite things together and you get GrillStock, the American styled BBQ and music festival that took over Albert Square last weekend. I was lucky enough to get a few VIP tickets courtesy of Google City Experts. (Thanks Google!)…
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Manchester Day

I absolutely love Manchester. It’s the city I have called home for the last 4 years – it’s played such an integral role in my life and I will always be grateful for everything this city has given me. And Manchester Day is the perfect way to celebrate this wonderful city…
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