Back to (culinary) school?

This time of year always makes me have butterflies and a sense of excitement about the new year starting. The academic year that is. Why? Because it was this time in 2002 I began my Diploma at Leiths School of Food and Wine. The excitement of it all was overwhelming. I was a) leaving a dullsville job that I hated and b) enrolling on a life-changing year of food, food, more food and a bit of wine.

A sweet little trip

We’re just back from Venice – the city of gondolas, canals, seafood… doughnuts. Doughnuts?? My Mr has a bit of a thing for doughnuts, a deeply-rooted childhood thing I think, which sometimes results in us hunting around town to find him a fix. I was feeling the same about an Aperol by the waterside…