Month: April 2014

A day in Oxford + a Hertford college formal dinner.

A day in Oxford + a Hertford college formal dinner.

Last week, my friend Sarah who is studying Linguistics at the University of Oxford asked Namita (who is holidaying in London at the moment) and I to come to Oxford for a day and attend one of the special formal dinners held by each of […]

Stroopwafels, poffertjes + naps on the canal.

Stroopwafels, poffertjes + naps on the canal.

Last day in Amsterdam. I head out on the bike down to over 100 year old street market, the Albert Cuyp Market, to shoot a Market Focus photoessay for Taste & Travel. While I was there I loaded up on Dutch snacks like freshly made […]

Cycling in Amsterdam, Vondelpark + Appeltaart.

Cycling in Amsterdam, Vondelpark + Appeltaart.

Today was a very exciting day. One of my top bucket list items is to ride a bike around Amsterdam, so off I went this morning to do exactly that. I was on the search for a typical Dutch bike, with the awesome wheel locks, […]

De Bakkerswinkel, a Starbucks Reserve Tasting class + Dutch Stamppot dinner.

De Bakkerswinkel, a Starbucks Reserve Tasting class + Dutch Stamppot dinner.

Husni and Hadiah were leaving today, so I had another few days here in Amsterdam to plot out on my own. But to start with we had one last brunch together – I picked De Bakkerswinkel, a cute bakery/cafe that I had been reading about. […]

Heineken Brewery tour, canal boats + Dutch Frites.

Heineken Brewery tour, canal boats + Dutch Frites.

After a lovely morning eating cake and wandering the canals of Amsterdam, we head down to the Heineken Brewery. We went all out and bought the VIP tickets – it allowed us access to the exclusive rooftop where we got beer, burgers and a view […]

An Easter Sunday morning in Amsterdam.

An Easter Sunday morning in Amsterdam.

I’ve started working at a gorgeous little place in Victoria Park Village. I moved into a lovely flat facing the park, in the middle of my favourite place in London. I love Hackney, it has a wonderful vibe – and Victoria Park Village feels like […]

A drive through Cheddar, Bath, a visit to Stonehenge + a Sunday roast at River Cottage Bristol.

A drive through Cheddar, Bath, a visit to Stonehenge + a Sunday roast at River Cottage Bristol.

I got back from Lincolnshire late yesterday evening, and went straight to the hostel for an early night as Husni was picking me up early this morning to go for a drive out west. We had tossed up over a few locations, Oxford, The Cotswolds […]

Windmills, coincidences, stuffed chine, plum bread + pork haslet.

Windmills, coincidences, stuffed chine, plum bread + pork haslet.

My wonderful host here in Lincolnshire, Fran, offered to take me out today to the big food market in Boston, and show me around a couple of the interesting foodie places around town. I had no idea where she was taking me, so locked up […]


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