What (Parisian things) I learnt this week.

There are so many things to share from our recent trip to Paris, from what we drank, to what and where we ate, and of course a tour of all the best Paris knitting shops. But I’m afraid I’m smack bang in the middle of a series of ten hour shifts at the day-job and need aContinue reading “What (Parisian things) I learnt this week.”

Things I learnt this week.

1. I should make hummus more often. Thanks to Ottolenghi’s tip to add a bit of bicarb to the water to remove the skins from the chickpeas my homemade version is just as smooth as my favourite restaurant’s.  Doesn’t stop me craving theirs mind. 2. Turns out I do like oysters after years of thinking I didn’t.Continue reading “Things I learnt this week.”

Things I learnt this week.

1. Trust your instincts. If you think the answer is Riesling it probably is! I took the next exam in my professional wine qualifications this week and am kicking myself that I got answers wrong because of not trusting my instincts. Seems it’s true in all walks of life; work, play and wine! 2. ItContinue reading “Things I learnt this week.”