Willie’s Cacao Review

Willie’s Cacao is a British based craft chocolate company using ethically sourced beans from around the world. Here is my review of their chocolate.

Indian Inspired Vegan Sausage Rolls

I am OBSESSED with sausage rolls, especially a vegan sausage roll. These have been tried and tested on friends and family time and again, and these curried sausage rolls are divine. They look delicious, smell fabulous and taste extraordinary. The recipe is super easy to make and almost guaranteed to be a hit with your…

Vegan Rose, Lemon and Pistachio cake

(AD) There are a couple of things I have struggled with since trying to attempt a mostly vegan/plant based diet. One of those things is cake. I love cake and trying to find delicately light, fluffy cakes that taste amazing can be a challenge. A friend of mine gave me a very basic vegan cake recipe…

Yolk Nottingham

(Invited) Yolk, the best part of an egg in my opinion, is also the name of a breakfast cafe located in Nottingham. Yolk is situated on the corner of Goose Gate and Brightmore street in Hockley and is run by the same people as Bar 31K next door. If you like 31K, you’ll love Yolk….

The Parish Oven – Afternoon Tea

(AD) Nestled in the small village of Thorpe Salvin, on the border of South Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire, stands The Parish Oven. After a wet and windy walk around Clumber Park, Eleanor and I made the 10 minute drive to The Parish Oven for Afternoon tea with a twist. I had been invited to review the…

Delicious Dairy Free French Toast

(AD) French toast is something I hadn’t had for years and years. Ever since realising that dairy made me a bit unwell, I have steered clear of anything containing milk. That means no hot chocolate, no creamy soups, no milkshakes…. until finally oat and almond milk became a thing. Experimenting with plant based milks makes…

Nourished Vitamin Review

(GIFTED) Back in December I met Nourished at the BBC Good Food Show at the NEC. Their stall intrigued me and I headed over to have a chat with the staff to see what it was all about. About Nourished A Birmingham based company, Nourished created a daily supplement packed full of vitamins and nutrients….

Pates and Terrines at the School of Artisan Food

{GIFTED} A few months ago I was invited to take a course at the School of Artisan Food. I ummed and ahhed over the list of fantastic courses for a few days until I decided on the pates and terrines course which happened last weekend. I have never made a terrine and have only made…

Schwartz Fajita Seasoning Review

I love fajitas and usually opt to make my own spice blend which can be time consuming. For a weekday dinner this Schwartz fajita seasoning is perfect to grab off the shelf, chuck into a pan with your ingredients and let it sizzle away. It is available from Tesco and retails at just £1.60. You’ll…

A Gift Guide For Foodies

As you may know, I absolutely adore food! There are so many producers, restaurants and experiences you can have in Nottingham and the East Midlands that I wanted to celebrate this. I have created a little gift guide with some amazing ideas for stocking fillers, vouchers and experiences that you can treat your loved ones…

Win a Christmas Hamper

Do you fancy winning lots of foodie goodies in time for Christmas? Enter my competition below to win prizes worth over £150! Prizes include 3 x bags of coffee and a £10 voucher from 200 Degrees Tea from Bird and Blend Gorgeous gift boxes and marshmallows from Anandas Two delicious spice blends from Freshly Spiced…