*moors up in Gas Street basin in makeshift arc* Grim out isn't it! You wouldn't know if you looked outside (any) window in Birmingham today, but it is actually spring. Yes, it's magical isn't it... *ahem* Despite the depressing grey skies and relentless rain, looking back through my recent blogs I've been reminded of a… Continue reading Pan fried trout with roasted asparagus and minted broad beans
One thing you know about me, if you've ever met me in real life, is that I absolutely love Indian food; more specifically I like spicy Indian food. Before I met my dear fiance and I was a single lady, my idea of a great night wasn't going on dates to posh restaurants, but ordering… Continue reading 7 hour chicken madras
There are certain go-to meals that every household has and in ours it's Spanish chicken stew. Super easy and quick to make, this one pot dish is a firm favourite of my other half and something I learned from my mum - who isn't that big on cooking but loves a simple mediterranean style feast… Continue reading Spanish chicken stew
Sometimes I like to eat healthy food. Sometimes I like to eat healthy food that tastes like it's probably bad for you; fake fatty food, I call it. When you're trying to be a bit more healthy it can be hard to choose lunches - especially ones on the go. You need something that can… Continue reading Crustless bacon and vegetable quiche
I don't know about you but I'm a big fan of Pho, the Vietnamese-inspired restaurant that opened last year in Grand Central. It's an ideal spot for a quick bite to eat with friends, or as a solo dining experience before or after catching a train at New Street station. Having always been a huge… Continue reading What’s the story, morning glory?
You know that feeling when... you're aware it's a few days before the food shopping is due and, rather than having planned meals ready to go in the fridge, you're left staring at random wilting ingredients hoping your imagination will take over and create something wonderful.. yeah, welcome to my world today. With all the… Continue reading Feta & scrambled egg stuffed ‘shrooms