Review: Winter Food Market at Bents Garden Centre

  I moved to the UK back in 1999 and boy were things different here. Well compared to what I was used to anyway. Streets were different, houses were different, days out were different. One of the strangest things I remember the first year of our return, was learning that…

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Scene Manchester New Menu Launch

  After a week of indulgence in Spain, I was very much looking forward to getting back into ‘clean’ food, so Scene’s latest event invitation could not have come at a better time. On the 27th September, Spinningfields’ only Indian restaurant had planned a press launch to showcase their new menu, with…

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Chaophraya Manchester – New Menu Launch

  It’s been a long time since I last enjoyed a good Thai meal. New menu launch at Chaophraya in Manchester? Oh, yes please. Mo and I visited Chaophraya several times, shortly after we first got married. Thai food was always something I WANTED to enjoy, but some of the…

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Travel Linkup: Memorable Foodie Experiences

  Just a few days ago, I was sat in the office kitchen at lunch time and my colleagues and I were discussing all the weird and wonderful things we’ve eaten during our travels. There was talk of terrapin feet, brain, intestines, lamb testicles…. the list was pretty impressive. No…

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Best hot chocolate in Barcelona

  “I just fancy something chocolate-y!” Mo kept saying to me as we strolled down the Passeig de Gracia. It was our last afternoon in Barcelona and after five days of non stop exploring (predominantly on foot), I was not in the mood to go on a hunt for chocolate. We were…

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