In Novara in the Piemonte region of Northern Italy there’s a little bakery where golden, crisp, light-as-a-feather biscottini have been made since 1852 using a 16th century recipe created by the nuns in the 1500s to bake biscuits for the Pope.Continue reading “Afternoon delight: sweet Biscottini”
The Holiday Inn at Winchester has been undergoing a front of house transformation. The previously vast open space has been transformed into an ‘Open Lobby’, a vibrant mix of cosy sofas, an e-bar with WiFi, a Media Space with comfy seating, games and TV, and a swish new bar and elegant restaurant.Continue reading “The Odyssey – restaurant opening”
While far flung destinations are the stuff of dreams, good old Blighty and places closer to home are still top of my list. Here’s a few from my travels in 2018 I can recommend.