THE STAY CAY- STAYS

It’s official, we are not getting off the island this year, and if we are to, it will be a mission to accomplish and go through either at the next end or on this end… either away it feels very stressful to comprehend but fear not babe, I got you. As I have often said,…

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WATCH- HIGH ON THE HOG

There is a moment when this documentary reaches in and touches the core of who we are as Black people, unleashes our stories on the world and reveals us to ourselves through our roots. It is from the very beginning, guided gently through the stories of Dr Jessica Harris. Food. When Black people cook, it…

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TAKE THE KNEE

I am a football fan. An Arsenal fan. In the world cup I support England and Nigeria and, in both teams, it almost always ends in heartbreak because we cheer with our hearts knowing that our boys may not make it… in England’s case we have been waiting since 1966 and although I was not…

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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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