As you may or may not know I sometimes get invited along to events to see what a place is doing, try a new menu or in this case try a few drinks. Not just any drinks mind, these were ...

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I turned the gas on for the first time in a number of months the other day, there was a nip in the air and my body was doing that strange shaky thing that bodies do when its temperature drops ...

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The last time I had any kind of hash was a good few years ago, it was made with tinned corned beef, mashed potato and baked beans, lots of pepper and that was pretty much it. Bland by most palettes ...

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Ok so I have decided to start foodie news section called ‘the fews’, original I know. The reason for doing so is to highlight all the weird and wonderful stuff I have found whilst not getting on with what I ...

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Since I discovered that buying chicken portions is way more expensive than it needs to be I decided that butchering my own whole chickens was the way forward. Not only is it an immensely satisfying life skill but it also ...

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Since the show began way back in 2010 the great british bake off has been a huge success, millions tune in to watch members of the general public fight their way to be crowned king or queen of baking prowess ...

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  Since the news that Robin Williams sadly took his own life there has been a huge outpouring of emotion from everyone, the general public have clasped hands across their mouths and gasped whilst frowning intently. Celebrities, politicians and dignitaries ...

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A bit like the cupcake and cakepop frenzy that happened a couple of years ago, the latest food trend to capture our hearts is American BBQ food; the most notable of which has to be pulled pork. There is deep-rooted ...

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One of the things I get excited about as a cook is using my noggin and creativity to make something. On friday I was looking after the 2 boys for the day and I decided we were going to make ...

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The first time I tried risotto it was from a microwaveable packet, all those many moons ago there I was; fumbling about squidging the packet to help separate the grains as instructed before eagerly tearing a 2cm slit on the ...

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