• Portsmouth
  • Bistro Montparnasse, Southsea

    blueberry cheesecake, Bistro Montparnasse, Southsea, Portsmouth, restaurant, Michelin Guide, petit fours, pork belly, poached pear, dauphinoise potatoes, spume, Buckwell's of southsea, European restaurant

    Bistro Montparnasse has been in Southsea, Portsmouth since 1999 and it’s always been somewhere I’ve meant to go to, but never quite made it. On Friday evening I finally paid them a visit along with my good friend, Catia. Read on to see what we thought of it… The restaurant has been in the Michelin Guide […]

  • Products
  • Charbonnel et Walker truffles – two new delicious flavours

    Charbonnel et Walker, dark sea salt caramel truffles, raspberry marc de champagne truffles, truffles, chocolate, champagne, Marc de champagne

    It probably doesn’t come as a surprise to you all that I love chocolate and am particularly partial to Charbonnel et Walker’s truffles. I don’t think I’ve actually come across any that I don’t like and I’ve tried them all, many of which we have reviewed on our blog.  So it was great to learn […]

  • Event
  • Cumberland Hotel, London – Blogger Event

      We were invited to the Cumberland Hotel on Hyde Park to a ‘Blogger Outreach Event’ earlier this month for a four-course meal. The meal was to be served in their Brasserie restaurant – one of seven restaurants/bars that the Cumberland Hotel has to offer – which “serves a menu of European classics with a […]

  • Products
  • Rumsey’s Chocolates

    I couldn’t believe my luck when a selection of Rumsey’s chocolates arrived at my door. The small family-run business is headed by Master chocolatier Nigel Rumsey, who has been creating award-winning handmade chocolates since 1991. The chocolates were beautifully presented in a gold box tied with black ribbon. As with the majority of products, I gave my mum (co-blogger) […]