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

Birmingham Chilli Festival @ Brindleyplace


Events, Ramblings

Brindleyplace became the hottest spot (groan; sorry) in Brum last weekend with the return of the annual Birmingham Chilli Festival. Found within Central Square, the festival included a large market and various chilli themed food and drink to enjoy with other spicy fans. With live music and entertainment on throughout the day, it was a […]

September 19, 2018

Posh pub snacks @ The Red Lion


Bars & Pubs, Review

I recently found myself in the big garden of The Red Lion which sits between Jewellery Quarter and Hockley. Despite looking a bit like an ‘old man pub’ in the bar areas inside, the small beer garden at the rear is a nice little sun trap. Not only that but I’d heard whispers that The […]

June 23, 2017

Chilli crab linguini  


Recipe

Hands up who loves pasta.. *watches every arm in the Western World spring up* Of course you do! It’s comforting, super-filling and is (usually) ridiculously easy to cook. Granted, without lashings of a tasty sauce your humble spaghetti doesn’t exactly ring all the taste alarms BUT I’ve recently been shown an easy way to get […]

March 10, 2017