Cheese tasting notes read? Check Cholesterol checked? Check Cheese grader procure? Urm, not quite! It’s cheese time people!
A return visit that didn’t disappoint After I had enjoyed a glorious meal at Grafene with a friend back in March, Andrew was keen to see what he had missed out on. So I was chuffed (northern adjective: pleased with … Continue reading
It’s that most wonderful time of the year: hot and sunny one minute followed by hail, rain and chills the next. I go to work in a rain coat and it’s boiling, leave my jacket at home and get soaked. … Continue reading
Grafene on King Street in Manchester has a new chef and a new menu, so I took a friend for a mid-week treat to see what we though. Chef Ben Mounsey has only been at the helm for a few … Continue reading
I love when a very local, specific food item is idolised when it’s season arrives. Currently here in the UK we have Yorkshire rhubarb appearing in shops, and the early stems are sought out by chefs and home cooks like … Continue reading
Just because I can’t drink at the mo doesn’t mean I can’t enjoy good products. I sniff Andrew’s wine when he opens a good Malbec and it’s almost as good as drinking it. When I cook with spirits I taste … Continue reading
I find it hard to believe that it’s been seven months since my meningioma was removed. Sometimes it feels like yesterday, others it’s a distant memory. Not my usual foodie post, but one I felt that I wanted to share, … Continue reading
If there’s a better way to spend an afternoon than eating cake, drinking tea and chatting with friends then I’m yet to find it. Afternoon tea is an opportunity to kick back with friends and bite sized food means you … Continue reading