It’s a given that while London has many great parks and green spaces, every one of us occasionally, desperately wants to be ‘free range’.
To stroll through emerald fields, explore ancient woodlands, and just generally escape the people, the cars, and the noise.
Amersham, at the end of the Metropolitan Line, is the perfect place to do so. And, incidentally, to refuel from all your countryside pursuits at The Grocer at 15. Or The Grocer at 91. You can’t go wrong with either.
You’ve probably heard me say (or seen me write) that I have a hungry boyfriend.
This was the debate we were having by the end of our meal at The Princess Victoria on Uxbridge Road recently.
Beware the dangers of not being the first to order your food when eating out.
When you see my sister’s guinea fowl, I’m sure you can sympathise:
It’s been one of those weeks where we’ve been given a taste of the summer to come, only to have it whipped away again and replaced with cold weather and rain once more, before going back to glorious sunshine.
At these times I don’t want to cook heavy winter food anymore, but I also don’t feel quite ready to dive into summer salads. This butternut squash risotto is the perfect in-betweener.