Eat well - travel often

Month: February 2017

North Carolina: Making Moonshine at Broadslab Distillery

North Carolina: Making Moonshine at Broadslab Distillery

In the 1920s America there was no work or money due to the financial crash – the depression and no alcohol because of prohibition.  It was no fun sitting around with friends with no money and no drink so ultimately men began to distill their […]

Valentine’s Day -Who gets your heart?

Valentine’s Day -Who gets your heart?

Yes, I am a big softie when it comes to Valentine’s Day – I like to make everything heart shaped and if possible red! Mr R’s sandwiches will be heart shaped along with the fillings where possible as well as having his dinner served in […]

The Best Dressed Oysters in Town – Irish Atlantic Oysters

The Best Dressed Oysters in Town – Irish Atlantic Oysters

I first fell in love with oysters on a beach in Cancale in France where the oysters were brought in from their beds only a few yards from the shore to the shacks selling them by the coast.  They were so fresh filling your mouth […]