Restaurant Review: Red’s True Barbecue

A new place called Red’s True Barbecue has opened up in town and boy – there’s a lot of buzz surrounding it! Me and the Mr had to check it out… purely for research purposes you understand. (Yeah right!) Boasting a menu packed with slow cooked smoked meats & simple, unadulterated sides – Red’s reallyRead more

Restaurant Review: Sat Bains

This weekend me, the Mr & some close friends treated ourselves to a meal at my local 2 Michelin starred restaurant – Sat Bains. For a little bit extra, we had our own private room with it’s very own kitchen dubbed ‘The Kitchen Table.’ It was well worth the extra! It really made the experience much more personalRead more

Melton Mowbray Artisan Cheese Festival

Yesterday me and the Mr went to the Artisan Cheese Fair situated in picturesque Melton Mowbray. With around 200 different cheeses and over 50 of the top cheese makers in the country all in one place – it was bound to be a trip I was going to enjoy! I thought I’d share a few picsRead more

Heavenly Desserts

A couple of days ago the Mr told me he was taking me out for an ‘unbelievably amazing dessert’ and the location was a surprise. Naturally I was both hungry &  intrigued. But he knows me so well that there was literally no doubt in my mind it would be incredible… and it TOTALLY was! It’sRead more

BIY Experts Event With John Whaite!

I was in the middle of TK Maxx a few weeks ago and happened to be checking my e-mails. There was one in particular that caught my attention. I had to read it a couple of times to let it sink in, then I preceded to jump up and down screaming, “YES!” at the topRead more

Annie’s Burger Shack, Nottingham

Situated inside The Navigation Pub in Nottingham city centre, this American burger restaurant has conjured up quite a name for itself over the last couple of years. Boasting a menu with a massive 25+ burger choice, all hand made to order from locally sourced ingredients. All except the occasional item that is sourced from it’sRead more

Nat & Jim’s Wedding!

This weekend, I’ll be honest, I didn’t really have much of a chance to cook or bake a recipe to share with you lovely lot. But, two of my wonderful friends did get hitched! Hurrah! This wedding also set a bit of a challenge for me… the cake. Yep, I made the wedding cake. NowRead more

Restaurant Review: The Hand & Flowers

This weekend I had the pleasure of dining at the only pub to have ever been awarded 2 Michelin stars. It was my first ever Michelin experience and one that I will never forget as long as I live! The trip was to celebrate my Mum’s Birthday, so a big shout out & Happy Birthday Mum!Read more

Chiang Mai Cookery School

So here it is, Chiang Mai Cookery School. This was probably one of my favourite experiences from the whole holiday in Thailand! I wonder why…?? Haha! This was the cooking area where we worked. All tools & ingredients were there ready for us when we came out the demonstration room after seeing how each dishRead more