New look, new grill, new menu The refurb of the restaurant at the Worsley Park Marriott has taken a while, it had started when I came last March and was still ongoing when we came with family at Easter. But … Continue reading
My job now comes with a commute, so I am trying when I can to make big meals so that I can freeze half of for easier week night meals. We both love risotto but it takes take to make … Continue reading
Since my first visit to Turtle Bay last year, I’ve been back a few times. Mainly to the one in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. So when I was invited to Turtle Bay Oxford Road, which is far bigger, it was a … Continue reading
Autumn is definitely starting to creep in: I am wearing socks, there is a nip in the air and the apples have arrived. It is great having a friend with a cooking apple tree, and every year I try and … Continue reading
It was a few weeks back, but I had the best time at this year’s International Cheese Awards. Just take a look for yourself at the cheesy madness!
Me and tea have a complicated history but long story short I drink chai, mint tea and some herbal teas if they don’t taste of dust. But I keep trying, which is why I went to a tea mixing workshop … Continue reading
Last year when I was too poorly to cook, I would sit and create new flavour combinations and recipe ideas in my head, that I could try once back in the kitchen. I added to my list whenever inspiration struck … Continue reading
I thought that I would downsize my bakes and revisit muffins. It has been years and years since I last made a muffin, but they make perfect sense: great for a packed lunch, no waste and no opportunity to accidentally … Continue reading