AT HOME- SISÉ FOODS

In my house, rice is a religion, when I moved two years ago, I ate rice and stew for the first six months and nothing else. I am not a fan of cooking; my palette is strictly Nigerian and very partial to Italian but cooking, is a ball ache, so imagine my absolute joy when…

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#7 | Three Little Words…

‘Where will we go?’ ‘Anywhere you want to.’ ‘Florence.’ Franny sat up in bed. Logan has stayed over every night, for about a month. She knew what he was doing and loved him even more for it; he wanted to let her know he didn’t mind coming here, to her council flat where the bath…

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Spaghetti San Marzano

The year was 2019 and the programme was Billions Season 1, episode 1. Have you watched Billions? If not, you should, you’d love it. It was a fleeting line but it stayed with me a long time and would come to define the show and its elevated taste. Axe asked Bruno what tomatoes he used…

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Good Friday | Floralis Moscatel Oro

From the vines in the med, it is rare that a sweet wine be so full bodied and make your mouth do a double take, if that’s even possible. This excellent closer is complex yet smooth, not as sweet as you would expect a moscat to be, and that finish is to perfection. It is…

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#6 | Little Miss Working Class

It was always going to happen; Franny just didn’t think it would happen quite so soon… ‘Hello son.’ ‘Mum. Wha…a. what are you doing here?’ ‘Grabbing a coffee.’ Leila had that sunny demeanour, one that disguises the way she feels to the outside world, but her children know so well. She got word of Logan’s…

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ROSÉ ALL SPRING, ALL SUMMER, ALL DAY…

As if there can be anything else for the season. When it comes to Rosé, one brand is my absolute favourite: AIX Rose; a splendid bottle. The best thing about Rosé is that it goes with everything; meat, fish, veggies… it goes down a treat. And in a cocktail, Rosé is a beauty toss in…

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A FIDDLE-LEAF FIG WILL HUMBLE YOU

I don’t like plants… I DO NOT LIKE PLANTS AT ALL. They are so alive and needy… it is almost like having a pet you keep forgetting you have until you remember and the nerves hit. Over the past couple of years I have amassed and killed a few plants because with plants, you just…

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GOOD FRIDAY | FILTHY RICH

Sparkling apple juice is best served with aged Scottish whisky. I discovered the joys of this recently, and because its rosé season, top it off with a little bit of it and you have yourself one fine cocktail. Rosé, is a lifestyle drink that conjures feelings of flirtatiousness, spring, summer and laughter. It’s hard to…

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GOOD FRIDAY | DAIQUIRI

On a Sunday I know but there is a correlation here because it feels like the world is quite literally on the precipice of madness with the impending interview tonight I have never known such knife edge tension outside of Brexit. Never. This one is also for my American people because they’ll need something smooth…

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