• 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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  • The Fox, Haslington

    The Fox, 58 Crewe Rd, Haslington, Crewe CW1 5QZ. www.egorestaurants.co.uk This week’s …

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  • 20 Stories, Manchester

    20 Stories, 1 Spinningfields, 1 Hardman Square, M3 3EB. www.20stories.co.uk Arriving at the grill on …

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  • Tast Cuina Catalana, Manchester

    Tast Cuina Catalana, 20-22 King Street Manchester, M2 6AG. www.tastcatala.com Tast Cuina Catalana …

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  • Healthy beef burgers with spicy wedges & slaw

    Healthy beef burgers with spicy wedges & slaw

    Burgers still seem to be all the rage out and about in the foodie word at the moment, and being a true dirty burger fan, I don’t think I’ll ever bore of them. However, when trying to stay healthy, it’s…

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    Sirloin Steak with Tabasco Jalapeno Chimichurri

    Sirloin Steak with Tabasco Jalapeno Chimichurri

    So, this is my main course for the Tabasco #FunWithFlavour challenge, a sirloin steak served with a spicy homemade chimichurri (using Tabasco Jalapeno), parmesan dusted chips and a courgette and pea side dish. Here’s the recipe, it takes about 45…

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    Homemade Chicken Kievs with Broccoli Mash

    Homemade Chicken Kievs with Broccoli Mash

    I was pondering, as you do, on Friday lunchtime in the office – ‘what delights am I going to cook up this weekend?’ Chicken Kiev’s have been on my list for a while, and I knew I had some decent…

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    Sophie's Ultimate Fish Pie

    Sophie's Ultimate Fish Pie

    I love fish pie. In my opinion, it’s the ultimate comfort food, because it’s rich, creamy (yet light at the same time), features mashed potato – and seafood is always a bonus.  This recipe involves a light poaching of the…

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    Spiced Carrot & Parsnip Soup with Chilli & Garlic Tarka

    Spiced Carrot & Parsnip Soup with Chilli & Garlic Tarka

    It’s that time of year again when I usually switch from salads to soups as my main go-to for lunches at work. Most supermarkets offer great soups in a wide range of flavours, which are ideal if you’re pushed for…

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