• Honest Burgers, Manchester

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

    View Post
  • Siam Smiles, The Great Northern, Manchester

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

    View Post
  • How to cook amazing tofu

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

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

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

    View Post
  • What to eat in Wales (Part I)

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

    View Post
  • Pippy Eats Dumpling Making Workshop

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

    View Post
  • 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…

    View Post
    Cee’s Raspberry & Coconut Cake

    Cee’s Raspberry & Coconut Cake

    As you know, this weekend my good friend Charlotte (Cee, for short) came to stay with me, and we went on a bit of a foodie marathon! If you read my previous post you will know that Charlotte spent the…

    View Post
    Buttermilk Fried Chicken with Fries & Slaw

    Buttermilk Fried Chicken with Fries & Slaw

    Well, isn’t this just a thing of beauty. I’ve tried a few fried chicken recipes over the years, this one is by far the best. Just look at it!

    View Post
    Gizzi’s Roast Duck & Noodle Soup

    Gizzi’s Roast Duck & Noodle Soup

    Earlier this month, I received a cookbook for my birthday! And what a corker it is… “Skinny Weeks and Weekend Feasts by chef and award-winning food writer: Gizzi Erskine. Gizzi is a Scottish-born, cat-loving, super-cool babe who looks like a…

    View Post
    My take on Hemsley & Hemsley Cottage Pie

    My take on Hemsley & Hemsley Cottage Pie

    On Sunday, I made this wonderful cottage pie recipe from the Hemsley sisters website. It is my birthday next week, and their book is now firmly on my wish-list, as this recipe was so damn lovely. Cottage pie is not…

    View Post