Event: Dinner with La Belle AssietteΒ 

La Belle Assiette Review I love hosting guests at mine, however I hate washing up. Whilst in London, I’d host dinners for around 4-10 guests at a time, wine-a-plenty. When Emily of Good Girl Gone Brum, mentioned that she’d be hosting a dinner party with a private chef and that I was invited, I couldn’t…

Event: Magical Lantern Festival, Birmingham

The wood burning fireplace is on and I’m nursing a Whisky and a glass of fine red wine. No I’m just joking, I’m sat on the living room floor sans booze, in my gillet and fleece and the central heating on full blast. I’ve just about recovered from a bout of glandular fever and I’m…

Event: Wine Down Under at The Water House Project, London

I was recently invited to a Dinner Down Under, hosted by Jackson Estate and Wirra Wirra in collaboration with Chef Gabriel Waterhouse. Gabriel is an ex Chef de Partie of Galvin la Chapelle, and now runs his own supper club The Water House Project. The Evening Standard credits the supper club to be within the top 5 in London.

I made my way down to the Chef’s East London flat, for a supper club with a Antipodean wine focus. Once in, I was welcomed with a big warm smile and to the aromas being conjured in the kitchen. I was rather excited to be dining with Matt Patterson-Green (Jackson Estate) and Paul Smith (Wirra Wirra) who had brought a selection of their portfolio to showcase alongside Gabriel’s 5 course menu.

Drink: The Gin Festival, Birmingham

I tasted Gins that simply blew my mind. There is no better way to embrace September, than an evening spent at The Gin Festival in Birmingham.