Duke of York Square Food Market (+pasta recipe)

The Duke of York Square Food Market is located next to Saatchi Gallery close to Sloane Square tube station. Every Saturday the market sells everything from good quality cheeses and cupcakes to Malaysian cuisine and Moroccan food.

Originally the market was started by the upmarket food shop Partridges back in 2005. The aim was to give small producers and family businesses the chance to trade their goods in this expensive part of Chelsea.

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Contemporary Art at Saatchi Gallery London

People either hate or love contemporary art. I belong to the “love” category. Even if many art works are incomprehensible, most of them just look great – especially at London’s Saatchi Gallery.

Since its opening in 1985, the gallery exhibits Charles Saatchi’s contemporary art collection to the public. The gallery has provided a springboard to launch many careers in art industry (including Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin). Even today many of the displayed artists in the gallery are unknown to the public, which allows a fresh and untouched look at modern art. Sure, you can always argue if a piece is rather crap or art. Fact is, it’s the art of our current age and everyone should at least have a look at it before making up a final opinion.

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