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St Albans: Ye Olde Fighting Cocks BBQ School

St Albans: Ye Olde Fighting Cocks BBQ School

Ye Olde Fighting Cocks is reputed to be the oldest inhabited pub in England and we are really lucky that it is right on our doorstep!  As part of St Albans Food and Drink Festival held at the beginning of October each year, Ye Olde Fighting […]

Crete: Spending the Day With HandPicked Greece

Crete: Spending the Day With HandPicked Greece

My first visit to Greece and more importantly the island of Crete. I was introduced to Hand Picked Greece – a day spent in the hills near Chania on a practically self-sufficient smallholding. As a food and travel blogger I get to have some amazing […]

Recipe: Easy Broccoli Soup

Recipe: Easy Broccoli Soup

Recipe: scroll down for my recipe for Broccoli soup. We love broccoli  and we love soup and with this recipe I will give you a simple and yet delicious recipe for broccoli soup – perfect for supper on these autumn evenings. When I cook broccoli […]

Book Review and Giveaway – The Seven Culinary Wonders of the World

Book Review and Giveaway – The Seven Culinary Wonders of the World

Book Review and Giveaway – The Seven Culinary Wonders of the World by Jenny Linford   I have joined with White Lion Publishing to offer you this fabulous giveaway. This book is a history of the the seven culinary items that seem to crop up […]

An Easy Guide to Making Preserved Lemons

An Easy Guide to Making Preserved Lemons

Easy-peasy guide to making preserved lemons at home. Scroll down for the recipe to make these easy preserved lemons at home. For the longest time I have wanted to make preserved lemons. Somehow I thought it would be messy and time consuming.  It was actually […]

Recipe: High Protein Pea Noodle Stir Fry + Veganuary with M&S

Recipe: High Protein Pea Noodle Stir Fry + Veganuary with M&S

Scroll down for my recipe for High Protein Pea Noodles for a healthy start to the year. To celebrate January aka ‘Veganuary’ M&S invited myself and other bloggers to a sumptuous vegetarian banquet to showcase their vegetarian, vegan and ‘freefrom’ ranges. I especially liked the […]

Veganuary – Rosa’s Thai Veggie Pop-up

Veganuary – Rosa’s Thai Veggie Pop-up

Veganuary – Rosa’s Thai Cafe in Soho, Central London – a Thai Veggie Pop-Up Restaurant A cold, crisp Veganuary evening my friend Nayna and I attended the media review of Rosa’s Veggie in Dean Street, Central London . Veganuary by the way is the new […]

London: Leadenhall Market – History or Pizza or Both

London: Leadenhall Market – History or Pizza or Both

I was recently invited to try out the Pizza Express in London’s Leadenhall Market in the East End.  The event was a pizza making evening with a group of bloggers and we made great tasting individually personalised pizzas.  I was really happy with the final […]

My Christmas Cranberry Relish

My Christmas Cranberry Relish

It’s nearly Christmas and one of my favourite things to do that signals the festive season for me is to make my Cranberry Relish!  The colours of the cranberries, that vibrant red through to reddish black of those tiny little berries really signify it is […]

Blackberry Chutney – Christmas Promise in a Jar

Blackberry Chutney – Christmas Promise in a Jar

Blackberry chutney time is here and looking at a row of jars on the shelf there is so much Christmas promise in those jars. On my allotment this year we have been blessed with an abundant harvest of wild blackberries.  Although these berries grow wild […]