Sky High Afternoon Tea with Roberts Bakery

  Man I hate heights. Really really hate them. I remember walking along the top of a castle wall in Harlech crouched down to ground level because I was scared of swaying and falling off. I remember the time we tried to make it to the top of the TV…

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Bolton Food and Drink Festival Review

  Last weekend I was invited to explore the Bolton food and drink festival and attend a Slattery afternoon tea picnic with demonstrations led by the one and only Nadiya Hussain. They pretty much had me at the word ‘Slattery’ as I loved that place when we went last year…

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Tea Tasting Manchester: Trying something new with Maryam

When you think of Up North, one of the many things that (should) come to mind, is that we know how to make a good brew. And by brew, I mean tea. A good cuppa’ tea. And if you work in an office like mine, then you tend to drink…

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Breakfast at Slattery

  Why would anyone want to grab breakfast to go, simply to window shop at Tiffanys? Surely the best way to start a weekend, is to book a table and indulge in a fine dining breakfast experience at Manchesters award winning chocolate house. Over the years people have gushed about…

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Gotham inspired Afternoon tea

I’ve only just started watching ‘Gotham’ the TV series and it was this very show that inspired my dear friend to book our reunion lunch at Hotel Gotham, on the very prestigious King Street in Manchester. We’d booked in for afternoon tea at the Honey restaurant and I was probably…

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