After enjoying one of the best meals ever at the first Nacho and Friends event a few months back, we were excited when second one was announced for Iberica in Manchester. Nacho Manzano is the executive chef over the Iberica … Continue reading
Lessons from behind the lens of a food styling pro I love cooking, I love baking and I love writing, but I am always aware that my photography lets me down. It’s got better technically but I’m not artistic so … Continue reading
Team work makes the dream work when it comes to afternoon tea on a massive scale! When I decided to do something to raise money for Derian House Children’s Hospice, the obvious answer was to do something involving food. Everyone … Continue reading
Cheese heaven! I was lucky once again to visit the International Cheese Awards 2016 this week – where the creme de la creme (or fromage de fromage. No? I’ll get my coat…) of the cheese world compete to be crowned supreme … Continue reading
The International Cheese Awards are coming- let’s celebrate with a cheesy recipe! It seems like only yesterday that I was at the International Cheese Awards last year, but here I am less than a week away and already dreaming about … Continue reading
I’ve been co-organiser of Bolton and Wigan Clandestine Cake Club for a year now, and it has taken this long for me to write up any of our meetings. Very remiss, but I am making it up now to tell … Continue reading
Many moons ago, I went to V Festival and ate nothing but a greasy burger, chips and a pot noodle all weekend. Festival food was grim, but fast forward 13 years and going to Festival Number 6 in Portmeirion is something … Continue reading
A cheese lovers paradise When I wrote I was going to the International Cheese Awards, I wished for a local winner- and my dream came true!