Category: Events

A culinary experience with Michelin starred chef Quique Dacosta

A culinary experience with Michelin starred chef Quique Dacosta

Happy New Year to you all! I start the year with a post about my favourite eating experience of 2016. And that, without doubt, was tasting the culinary creations of Quique Dacosta. Dacosta is a three-michelin star and former Ebulli chef who has teamed up […]

Jamie Oliver Cookery School

Jamie Oliver Cookery School

By contributor Mathew Lea. Over the last few years I’ve been to a number of cookery classes run by various different organisations. Some have been excellent and others… not so good. One in particular forbade the taking of any photos for ‘data protection’ reasons. Hogwash. […]

Weekend Brunch at Theo’s Simple Italian

Weekend Brunch at Theo’s Simple Italian

Brunch is a funny old term where its use has become more and more popular over the years. I’m all in favour of it especially as my favourite, eggs, tend to feature in a lot of the dishes, whether it be sweet or savoury. Theo […]

South African Food and Wine Pairing

South African Food and Wine Pairing

South African wines are not usually my first choice, as I honestly don’t know much about them. However, recently I got to discover a couple of very good ones at a food and wine pairing event hosted by Sainsbury’s and Bosman. Bosman is an eighth-generation family owned South […]

Baked in Style with Neff at L’atelier des Chefs

Baked in Style with Neff at L’atelier des Chefs

By contributor Mathew Lea. Are you in full Great British Bake Off mode? I know I am. So when I had the opportunity to attend a Baked in Style event, I’d signed up quicker than you can say soufflé.

Do Happy Egg Co. have happy hens?

Do Happy Egg Co. have happy hens?

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll notice that eggs feature heavily and that’s because I love them for their taste and versatility. As a meat-eater I do think it’s important to be aware of how animals are reared and their welfare and I mostly […]

Food Photography with Blogger Skills Academy

Food Photography with Blogger Skills Academy

One of the best things about being a food blogger is meeting other food bloggers. Primarily because they share your passion for food so are far more likely to put up with your incessant chat about food. They’ll also understand your pain when trying to […]

A Celebration of Mushrooms at Seasonal Dinner Parties’ Supper Club

A Celebration of Mushrooms at Seasonal Dinner Parties’ Supper Club

I’m a big fan of seasonal eating; food just tastes better when eaten at its prime and gets your cooking off to a good start when you have great produce to work with. This was beautifully highlighted when I was invited to attend the Seasonal Dinner […]