• 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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  • What is healthy eating?

    What is healthy eating?

    Looking after yourself is important, we all know that. The mantra that ‘you are what you eat’ is becoming increasingly apparent to me as I get older, and so recently I have been favouring an intake of more lean protein, ‘good…

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    Lean Turkey Curry with Cauliflower ‘Rice’

    Lean Turkey Curry with Cauliflower ‘Rice’

    As part of my move towards a healthier lifestyle, I have tried to rely less on carbohydrates at meal times, and focus more on lean meats, fresh veggies and lots of fresh flavours. At first, the concept of cauliflower rice did…

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    Lean Sausage Shakshuka

    Lean Sausage Shakshuka

    Shakshuka is a dish I really, really love. It pretty much hits alllll the mid-week dinner sweet spots: nutritious, check. Quick, check. Minimal washing up, check. It’s also perfect for a weekend brunch, especially when you team it with bacon…

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    Courgetti Bolognese

    Courgetti Bolognese

    Spag bol…. The ultimate make-ahead and freeze meal? I think so. This is my lighter version, inspired by the recent spiralizing antics of www.tastetoday.co.uk. This version contains red lentils for a healthy, wholesome boost. It’s very low on carbs, gluten-free…

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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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