Can delivery and takeaway food from Michelin-starred chefs ever deliver?

Published on on 29th June 2018

We’ve all been there – that desperate moment when we’re picking up the phone to order a takeaway.

Like on those Sunday afternoons after a heavy Saturday night out or, in my case, when I’ve been too disorganised during the week to buy food.

Except, I would – without fail – lament for hours over whether to order a takeaway, and if so, what.



There’s a 3 day pizza festival in Italy and it’s even better than it sounds

Published on on 19th June 2018

I’m not going to lie – when I heard that there was a three-day pizza festival in Italy, where the whole town would effectively be transformed into an open kitchen, I (cue cliche) thought I had died and gone to heaven.

I mean, how can you beat the simplicity of a margherita?

The way the mozarella pulls apart with wild abandon to reveal the intensity of the tomato sauce.



Here’s what it’s like to get a bespoke fragrance made by the Queen’s perfumer

Published on on 2nd June 2018

Have you ever wondered what the Queen smells like? I’m talking about her fragrance, obviously.

Me neither. That is, until I set foot inside Floris, the perfumer to the Queen based in London’s St James.

At present, it holds two royal warrants – one from the Queen as perfumers and one from the Prince of Wales as manufacturers of toilet preparations.