The Porterhouse Grill & Rooms is set on a side residential street specialising in perfectly cooked steaks, and the starters are tantalizing as well! To start we had the potted shrimp and the roasted bone marrow - both starters served with toast and mouth wateringly good. For main we had had the chateaubriand which was cooked… Continue reading The Porterhouse Grill & Rooms
Every time the subject of at-home skin peels come up I am reminded of that episode of Sex and The City when Samantha attempts to get a peel just days before Carrie's book launch party and ends up looking like a lobster! I think at home peels have come a long way since then. And… Continue reading Skin peels -Do try this at home
I've heard wonderful things about the Clarisonic. But before I splash out on getting one I thought I would try a cheaper version to see if my skin even likes this contraption. So I got the Olay Regenerist 3 point super cleansing system for £39.99 at Boots (on Amazon for £11.99 -how do they do that?)… Continue reading I tried this Electric facial cleansing brush and I’m sold!
http://cherwellboathouse.co.uk/ This place is serving delicious food at the moment. We've been a few times over the years and we were never blown away by the food. But we had friends visiting from overseas recently and decided to take them somewhere a bit different. So we really booked the Cherwell Boathouse for its location, with… Continue reading The Cherwell Boathouse
Not many desserts spell summer like Eton Mess. Crunchy meringue, whipped cream and strawberry sauce is a winning combination, best served al fresco. And it's one that can be prepped in advance and then assembled when ready to eat. Children love joining in at this stage too - prepping - and eating that is. The… Continue reading A quintessentially English dessert with an Indian twist
When I was young all the girls who had long hair like me used to oil their hair with coconut oil. It was a weekly ritual. Coconut oiled hair braided into 2 plaits all week for school and then washed out once a week on a Friday equalled gorgeous weekend hair! Even back then our… Continue reading Why I love coconut oil
I recently visited a friend whom I hadn't seen in years and had been very ill. And whilst she was making a good recovery from her illness, she told me that she had just found out about another unrelated health set back and would need further surgery. A few years ago she had a transvaginal… Continue reading ‘It felt like I had cut glass inside me’ Why hundreds of women are suing the NHS