• Honest Burgers, Manchester

    It feels good to write “Honest Burgers, Manchester” as a title. I’ve had an …

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  • Siam Smiles, The Great Northern, Manchester

    This little gem is an absolute must-visit if you’re in Manchester and you’re …

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  • How to cook amazing tofu

    Recently I have been asked a few times, what’s the best way to cook …

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  • What to eat and drink in Wales (Part II)

    If you read my last post – What to eat in Wales – then you’ll be …

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  • What to eat in Wales (Part I)

    “Bore da!” I really love Wales. Especially North Wales. I’ve spent a considerable amount …

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  • Pippy Eats Dumpling Making Workshop

    Before Christmas, I attended what was possibly the hippest thing I’ve done to date. …

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  • Dining at Gusto, Knutsford

    Dining at Gusto, Knutsford

    A local restaurant review on the blog today, of Gusto in Knutsford, has anybody been? Knutsford is a lovely town, and it’s food and drink scene is pretty on point. Princess Street or ‘top street’ mainly consists of shops, a…

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    Chinese food, Alderley Edge: Yu

    Chinese food, Alderley Edge: Yu

    I recently got invited to dine as a guest of Yu in Alderley Edge, in exchange for a review on sophiesscran.com. I hadn’t been before, so this was a great opportunity to get down there and see what it was…

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    Brunch at TAKK, Manchester

    Brunch at TAKK, Manchester

    A couple of weeks ago I found myself in Manchester for brunch. It was busy but my date and I managed to get a spot in TAKK; a cool artisan coffee house in the Northern Quarter. The place was full,…

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    Lebanese food and drink at Bakchich

    Lebanese food and drink at Bakchich

    Last month I dined at a place a little off the beaten track in Manchester, called Bakchich. Have you heard of it? I had heard great things about their Liverpool branch on Twitter, so was excited to get down there…

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    The Railway Cafe, Alderley Edge

    The Railway Cafe, Alderley Edge

    This place is kind of a dream. I visited late last November with my good friend Becky to celebrate her birthday. We both love adventurous food, gin, cocktails and decent restaurants with a bit of character so we thought this…

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