Nottingham- Carriages

Since Carriages opened, I have eaten there a couple of times, usually for a quick lunch after visiting Newark Sports & Fitness Centre for a few rounds of badminton. Which I suck at. Carriages is a relatively new café and restaurant situated at Newark train station and their interior boasts a steampunk-esque vibe which proudly…

Nottingham – Cafe Coco Tang

How have I not been here before? I can’t believe this exotic oasis is sat in the heart of Nottingham quietly offering a tropical retreat from the hustle and bustle of shoppers and commuters only meters away. Walking down the cobbled street of Byard Lane, you would not believe that this Vietnamese inspired café and…

Bombay Roast Potatoes Recipe

Those of you that follow me on Instagram and watch my insta-stories, may know that I pretty much NEVER measure out my ingredients, so hopefully you may appreciate just how hard it is for me to actually write recipes.. Okay so I make these as a side for roast dinners, something to bring to a…

Sheffield -Forge Bakehouse

Okay, so it’s been a while folks… For those that follow me on Instagram, you are probably very aware that I recently took a trip to Tokyo (sorry for the holiday spam) and on my return, I felt a little feral and bewildered due to the long-haul flight, lack of sleep and jet lag. So,…

Derbyshire- The Devonshire Arms @ Beeley

Let me set the scene, give you a bit of background info, if you will. Around December 2016, me and my boss, and good friend, Chris, started on a bit of a journey. I had just started my new role within the company as his PA and we decided we needed to have more of…

Sharps of Sheffield

If you follow my blog, or have had a nosy around before reading this, you may have noticed I have a page on Sharps of Sheffield already. Well, I just don’t think that’s enough. Sure, I could edit the page, and at some point, I might. But I think they deserve a post in addition…

Shakshuka Recipe

  You will need: 1 tin of Chopped tomatoes 1 ½ tsp Ground cumin 1 ½ tsp Paprika 1 tsp Cayenne pepper 1 tsp Turmeric ½ tsp sugar Good pinch of sea salt Pinch of black pepper Hand full of spinach leaves 6 eggs Parsley 4 Slices of sourdough bread (Or any bread you prefer…

Courgette Fries Recipe

Twice as nice for half the price! Okay, not true, it just rhymed, “half the guilt” didn’t sound as good. Feeds 2 as a side or 1 if you’re me. You will need: 1 courgette Plant based milk of your choice (I use coconut milk) If you aren’t vegan you can swap this out for…

Nottingham- The Rustic Crust

Okay so after days, weeks, MONTHS, of scrolling past picture-perfect-pizzas on my Instagram feed, I FINALLY got the chance to try out The Rustic Crust for myself. These guys have been popping up on the business park where my office is located for quite some time, but I never connected the dots, I mean if…

Asparagus Custard & Goat’s Cheese Tartlets recipe

You will need: 8 Asparagus Spears 320g puff pastry 100g of garlic & herb cream cheese 100g mascarpone 3 eggs 100g goats cheese Salt and pepper   Directions: Preheat your oven to 180 degrees Chop up your asparagus spears, leaving the tips to one side. Boil the stalks for 6 minutes then immediately place in…