Monthly Archives: July 2012

Open Food Gardens

This summer has not been great for gardeners, although it’s fabulous if you are a hungry slug. Our tomatoes, full of Heritage promise and grown lovingly on a windowsill, have drowned out in the garden and my basil has been … Continue reading

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Martinis with Bond (almost…)

┬áMartinis at the Designing 007 exhib at The Barbican last night. Steve chose the Vespa martini – vodka, gin and lillet – ice cold and delicious. Bond drank six Vespas on the flight in Quantum of Solace – what stamina. … Continue reading

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Is this the best cafe in St Albans?

The Bakehouse Now and then a food business comes along that I wish I owned myself. For years I have walked past the Cathedral on my way into St Albans town centre and wondered why the space underneath the excellent … Continue reading

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