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Island eating in Grenada: the restaurants

(This is the second part of the Island eating in Grenada post. The first was on the island’s raw ingredients.) Being in Grenada for the Grenada Chocolate Festival meant that there were a lot of chocolate related meals but I also had an opportunity to explore some of the local fare. Rhodes Restaurant at Calabash … … Continue reading

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Island eating in Grenada: the raw ingredients

In the UK, Caribbean food pretty much consists of plantains, jerk chicken, rice and peas and curried goat. That is, if you manage to track down a Caribbean restaurant. Out on the islands however, every nation has its own culinary identity. I went to Grenada, nicknamed Greens amongst the Caribbean islands, for the Grenada Chocolate … … Continue reading

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Scents of Summer Afternoon Tea at the Wellington Lounge Review

The InterContinental, 1 Hamilton Place, London W1J 7QY wellington-lounge.co.uk There aren’t many places that I would visit twice. Schedules, preferences and the pursuit of “new” all work against a place as soon as I visit. There’s something about revisiting the same spaces for me that has a closer association with impending boredom than the comfort of the familiar. It’s … … Continue reading

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A world of chocolate in Grenada

I travelled to the island of Grenada recently for the second Grenada Chocolate Festival. It’s not the first time I’ve been to the Caribbean, or to a chocolate plantation, but Grenada had something different to offer – Grenada was the first cocoa producing country to do the whole cocoa bean to chocolate bar process. (I was … … Continue reading

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Scents of Summer Afternoon Tea at Wellington Louge

Menu from the new Scents of Summer Afternoon Tea at Wellington Lounge, InterContinental Park Lane, with food inspired by summer and Floris London Perfumers: Scents of summer inspired palate cleanser – rose pearl and wheatgrass shot ~ Smoked salmon and bergamot infused cream cheese scroll served on lemon bread Rose pickled cucumber and mascarpone cheese served on Peruvian … … Continue reading

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