He said: "I've done the classic tour of Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Piccadilly and Hyde Park and they are magnificent. I also did a bit of shopping at Harrods.
"I don't miss the food in Italy. You can get edible pasta dishes in England. As for the roast beef, it is delicious. I never pass up a dessert and if I want to get a piece of Parmesan cheese, I can find it anywhere."