Tag: Raymond Blanc

One from the vaults: Surprise, surprise!

As it’s Father’s Day this weekend, I thought I would look back on the last Father’s Day meal my sisters and I enjoyed with him in June 2013. At the time, we didn’t know it would be his and our last. I generally don’t… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Surprise, surprise!”

One from the vaults: Reality, really?

I wrote this back in November 2012 and frankly it still holds true. I’m a sucker for reality tv shows. By that I don’t mean any of the cringe-inducing competitive “celebrity” shows full of people I’ve never heard of who are trying to revive… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Reality, really?”

40 Years of Memorable Moments: Le Manoir

Le Manoir aux Quatre Saisons featured recently in the semi-finals of British Masterchef: The Professionals. It was once our “go to” place for celebratory occasions, particularly at lunch-time which, as at many fine dining establishments, is particularly good value. But the sight of those… Continue Reading “40 Years of Memorable Moments: Le Manoir”