La Pubilla – authentic Catalan comfort food in Gracia, Barcelona

“Oh my god – this is incredible!” That’s what his face is saying as he tucks into our first dessert. Though, of course, he’s silent. “Incredible!” is what I imagine he’s thinking. He’s not saying much though, instead he’s guiltlessly tucking into the most glorious chocolate brownie. His smile is contagious – we’re newly engaged so of course I find it adorable. But now he’s…

Dinner at The LaLiT London

When I received an invite to luxury boutique hotel, The LaLiT London, a few weeks back for dinner, I couldn’t refuse. The LaLiT London is the first outpost of this luxury hotel chain outside of India and when Indian food gets fancy in a fine dining establishment, I’m always intrigued and nervous in equal measures. That’s not to say it can’t be good but often…

Afternoon tea at St Martins Lane hotel

Last week was National Afternoon tea week. Well, whilst I’ve no idea about the origins of this week, I do know that it provides the excuse we’re all looking for to indulge. Specifically, in the exuberant British tradition of sandwiches, scones and all things sweet, helped along nicely by a pot or two of tea! I also know that this last week has felt absolutely exhausting. Painful.…