Saturday roast at The Croft, Dubai Marina

Dear Diary, There’s just something so comforting about a roast dinner. And even better when it’s been prepared for you by Dubai’s favourite British chef, Darren Velvick. He uses high-quality organic meats and veg, cooked to perfection. And the best… Continue Reading

British fare with Darren Velvick at The Croft, Dubai Marina

Dear Diary, I had the opportunity to meet Darren Velvick today at his new restaurant, The Croft. Darren has worked alongside British greats including Gordon Ramsay and Marcus Wareing, but graced Dubai’s shores two years ago as Chef Patron at Table 9. However… Continue Reading

Breakfast with Tom Aikens at Pots, Pans & Boards at The Beach

Dear Diary, I am so jealous right now. Mum got to meet Michelin-starred chef Tom Aikens AND sample the new breakfast menu at Pots, Pans & Boards. This is The Tom Aikens – youngest British chef ever to gain two Michelin stars. The Tom Aikens… Continue Reading