Recipe: Extra cheesy cauliflower cheese


Ramblings, Recipe

Here’s a statement that will surprise absolutely no one: I really love cheese. I will take the good stuff any which way I can get it and in all varieties, but I’m a sucker for using it in a really fattening cauliflower cheese. It’s comforting, hearty and down right delicious. The recipe I’ve popped together […]

November 13, 2018

Recipe: Pip’s Saucy Chilli


Ramblings, Recipe

I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned it this week, but I love Pip’s Hot Sauce. Made here in Birmingham, there’s a few variations of the hot sauce now, but I remain a firm fan of the original Super Hot recipe. It’s tasty, tangy and multilayered with chilli and spices, making it ideal for cooking with […]

November 11, 2018

Cosy suppers @ Pasta Di Piazza, St Paul’s Square


restaurants, Review

Let’s be honest, Birmingham isn’t really synonymous with authentic Italian food. Having said that, I recently enjoyed a cosy supper at Pasta Di Piazza that warmed my cynical heart. I’ve had a fairly mixed experience with Italian food in central Birmingham, it must be said. While I’m a big fan of Laghi’s Deli, I’ve had […]

November 5, 2018

Pub grub with attitude @ Pint Shop, Bennett’s Hill


Bars & Pubs, Review

Praise Jesus hallelujah! After months of online chatter, soft launches and egg porn, Pint Shop has finally opened in Birmingham. As you can tell (particularly if you’ve been following me over on Twitter of late) I’m loving the latest addition to Bennett’s Hill. My excitement about this place has – perhaps somewhat oddly – been […]

October 10, 2018

PHOTOS: Burger Fest @ The Bond, Digbeth


Events, Pop ups

If there’s anything guaranteed to get me out of bed on a Saturday it’s the promise of dripping, cheesy, filthy burgers. Lots of them. Thankfully all my dreams came true this weekend when some of the best local (and national, quite frankly) patty slingers came together for Burger Fest in Digbeth. Our church for the […]

October 8, 2018