I’m not going to drink any more in January, my late father-in-law used to say, and I’m not going to drink any less. I think I’ll follow his wise advice.
Medieval charm, beautiful art galleries and lovely vistas go hand in hand in the winding, stepped streets of Saint Paul-de-Vence.
Wine aficionados are not born, they are definitely created. It takes a great deal of care and feeding, not to mention endless practice, to produce true devotees of the nectar of the […]
DIARY: Flower petals can give a great lift to our food, whether used purely decoratively or to enhance the flavour of the dish, as long as they are used judiciously and not […]
This delicious stuffed eggplant recipe appears in my new e-book Market to Table: The Cookbook, now available on Amazon, i-Tunes and Lulu.com, but here on Gentleman’s Portion for the first time.
She is possibly the greatest ocean liner ever built. She’s the Queen Mary 2, the only liner built since the Queen Elizabeth 2 in 1969, and the last ship still offering a […]
Jim Walker continues his wine adventures in France by revealing that every once in a while he discovers a ‘new’ winery that seemed almost too good to be true. Same thing goes for […]
British ‘Bake off’ queen Mary Berry is causing a stir with her declaration that the dining room is dead. Not so say I, and many others, as I get the table ready […]
Uruguay’s capital is an eclectic mixture of beautiful beaches, grand plazas, wonderful parrillas and decaying mansions that would look at home in Havana. In other words, Montevideo is a feast for both […]
I’m already dreaming of pie when we take one of London’s ubiquitous black cabs to the Chelsea Physic Garden. I know nothing about the garden, but we’ve been offered a free tour […]