• Review Of The Pan Asian Menu At Aluna, Birmingham

    4th October 2018

    We were invited last week to sample the new panasian menu at Aluna in the Mailbox, Birmingham.  The restaurant is situated at the rear of the Mailbox right by the canal and is easily accessible through The Mailbox or a 5 minute walk along the canal from Broad Street.  We were hown to our table…

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  • Iced Biscuits From Biscuiteers

    26th September 2018

    The lovely people at Biscuiteers’ sent me a box of their fruit iced vanilla biscuits to try.  Biscuiteers are a London based company run by husband and wife team Harriet Hastings and Stevie Congdon.  Buscuiteers’ launched in Autumn of 2007 with their amazing mission staement: ‘Why send flowers when you can send biscuits instead?’ Having tried…

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  • Welsh Rarebit Recipe

    3rd September 2018

    I was looking on twitter when a link came up about National Days in September.  I was quite surprised to read that today, 3rd September is National Welsh Rarebit Day.  Who even knew such a day existed?  I can’t think of anything more comforting on an autumn day than being wrapped up warm, feet up…

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  • Spring Break At The Castle Hotel, Conwy

    20th June 2018

    Last week I wrote about our trip to Llandudno that we had taken a while back. We had four days away in North Wales and made the most of things. We actually stayed in Conwy, in a lovely hotel I have stayed at three times now.  All the rooms are decorated in their own individual…

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  • The Head Of Steam, Birmingham

    8th June 2018

    This week I was invited along to the preview night at The Head Of Steam, a new bar in Temple St, Birmingham that opened yesterday  The Head of Steam are a group of bars owned by Camerons Brewery.  Until recently the bars were mostly situated in the North East and Yorkshire.  The opening of the…

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  • Dinner At The Cottage Loaf, Llandudno

    5th June 2018

    Whilst I was in Llandudno a little while back I went for dinner at the Cottage Loaf pub in Llandudno. I had eaten lunch here before when I had visited Llandudno in Summer 2016 and we had found the pub by sheer fluke down a side street off the high street.  The lunch was delicious…

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  • Purnell’s Restaurant, Birmingham

    30th May 2018

    Glynn Purnell’s Michelin Starred Restaurant can be found in one of the side streets around the side of Snow Hill Station.  It’s not in the one of the areas in Birmingham where there is a great shoppers foot fall but it is well placed within plenty of offices in the vacinity.  When I arrived I…

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  • Not Just Bread; 5 Other Foods To Make In A Bread Maker

    25th May 2018

      Bread makers are such a versatile kitchen gadget as they aren’t just for making bread.  There are many other foods you can use bread makers for.  Bread makers is like two machines in one as they have the ability to mix ingredients together and also to cook them.  When you think of bread makers…

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