• 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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    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…

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    Bistro 1847, Manchester

    Bistro 1847, Manchester

    To sum it up, Bistro 1847 is a true delight. It’s modern, yet warm, friendly, intimate… and the menu pretty much speaks for itself – culinary vegetarian innovation served in an ambient, super-cool setting. I even took away some decor…

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