Salmon Guru: Best Cocktails in Madrid

I love a good cocktail in a good cocktail bar. Hotel bars in London have great offerings (negronis at the Ham Yard Hotel, sidecars at The Fumoir in Claridges, Manhattans at The American Bar in the Savoy, martinis at The Connaught, etc.). However, it takes major cojones and skill to…

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A Story of Love

So, it’s been a while, eh? I’ve not neglected the blog, I’m just simply not neglecting life. My grandmother passed away last month and I’ve been in a bit of a haze. Head’s been a bit of a jungle –  juggling normalcy on one side and proving work-life balance on…

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Bloempot, Lille: tales from a rocking Top Chef

I have a thing for reality TV shows that feature professional chefs. It’s a platform to see who the next culinary rising star may be, with their careers kickstarted by endless challenges in front of a camera. I loved the US series of Top Chef (Padma Lakshmi is fire) and…

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