Bona Sourdough Pizza

Bona Sourdough Pizza, Forest Hill

This place has been a great addition to the Forest Hill area since it opened at the end of 2015. It’s pretty cosy and they don’t take bookings, but if you leave your name and number down for a table, it never seems to take too long for one to become available. Otherwise, you can […]


Fear not – you CAN get good coffee in London

I’m a coffee snob. Yet I never thought of myself as one back in coffee-obsessed Wellington. This was a city where a Starbucks on Lambton Quay, in the central business district, was replaced by local chain Mojo. Late night cafes, and meeting up with friends for coffee and cake rather than a beer was pretty […]

Introduction to French Baking Workshop at Bread Ahead

Recently I spent an enjoyable Sunday morning getting stuck into French bread making. We’d booked a half day course at Bread Ahead, located within Borough Market itself. Led by experienced French baker Manuel (who assured us he was French, despite his name), the course was pitched at just the right level – basic enough that […]