Letter from Leicester – Gelato included

Gelato Village Leicester, England

Gelato Village Leicester, England

The trip to Leicester was an impulse – something to do with the heatwave, and meeting Antonio De Vecchi and Daniele Taverna in Turin. All we talked about in Turin was food, and their passion was gelato…so much of a passion that they started Gelato Village in Leicester, England.

I’d never been to Leicester. Now I had two reasons to go.

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Restaurant review: The Beach House, West Wittering

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Restaurant review: Nortada – Martinhal, Portugal

Found!

Found!

Twenty sunburnt toes dig into the sand.  The giggling stops as two little bodies tense then crane their faces up over the dune grass.

“Shhh!”  The heads drop down close to the sand.  “She’s looking!”

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Restaurant review: da Scalzo, 2a Elizabeth Street, London

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Restaurant Review: SOJO in Oxford

SoJo - the details

SoJo – the details

Tucked into the pavement on Hythe Street in Oxford, just after the bridge and a couple of hundred yards before the railway station, is SoJo.

This warm, quirkily decorated restaurant that serves Chinese food, is intensely popular with those who know it, and a blissful surprise for those lucky enough to discover it by chance

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