I’ve lived right by Cheshire for most of my life, yet I am always surprised by how vast it is, and how much I haven’t visited. Prestbury is a case in point. It is one of those gorgeous little villages … Continue reading
Twas the month of December, and all through the house I was planning my dream meal, for a festive dream-house. I made a big list of lovely kitchenware In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.
I’m looking at a box of ‘teabags’and bottle of tonic water, ready to make a fancy drink for a Saturday night. No, I’ve not gone crazy (well, not much!). The teabags in question are in fact DJ’s Cold Infusion pockets– … Continue reading
Warm pigeon salad and pigeon with roast veg My cooking is very autumnal in tone at the moment. My cookies are oat, my cakes are spiced and my meals are cosy. I was challenged by Wild and Game to introduce … Continue reading
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
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