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Food I Fancy in…Iceland with Ísey Skyr

Food I Fancy in…Iceland with Ísey Skyr

The Iceland I’m familiar with is the supermarket around the corner on the high street. But much further afield is an Iceland known for its active volcanoes and use of geothermal energy. In June I made the 1148-mile trip to its capital, Reykjavik, for the […]

Jazz Apple Pavlova

Jazz Apple Pavlova

Commissioned Post Crisp, sweet and juicy is what I look for in an eating apple, none of those grainy mushy varieties for me – I’m looking at you Golden (not so) Delicious! The Jazz Apple is a cross between a Braeburn and Royal Gala and fits […]

The Royal Oak, Gastropub – Twickenham

The Royal Oak, Gastropub – Twickenham

Hippo Inns, a restaurant and pub group, add a tenth pub to its portfolio in the form of The Royal Oak in Twickenham. The modern refurbished gastropub is spread over two floors, with upstairs catering for private functions and the ground floor offering a bar, […]

A flipping good time at Pizza Express Fulham

A flipping good time at Pizza Express Fulham

Commissioned Post Fancy a fun night out with your mates making pizza? Well, Pizza Express offer an Adult Pizza Making Party. I attended one with a bunch of fellow bloggers at the newly spruced 895 Fulham Road branch. It is set over two floors and […]

Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Salad

Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Salad

There are loads of food events going on up and down the country all throughout the year, but the London Produce Show is the one I most look forward to. It’s primarily a global trade event, but you get to see the up and coming […]

ActiFry Recipe: Caribbean-Spiced Plantain

ActiFry Recipe: Caribbean-Spiced Plantain

Commissioned Post I’ve been eyeing up Tefal’s low-fat fryer, ActiFry, since it first came out back in 2009. But with a retail price of over two hundred pounds I just couldn’t justify shelling out that much for one. There are now several models on the […]

Asparagus and Sauce Gribiche with Smoked Anchovies

Asparagus and Sauce Gribiche with Smoked Anchovies

British Asparagus is currently in season, so there’s no better time to make use of this glorious vegetable whilst they are at their peak. I love its versatility and one of my favourite ways to eat it is lightly charred on a griddle pan, which […]

Krombacher-Battered Calamari

Krombacher-Battered Calamari

Commissioned Post Calamari is a dish that I often choose if I see it on the menu. It works as a delicious starter or tasty pub snack. Just imagine you’re sat in a beer garden with the sun beaming down eating these delicious morsels of […]