Category Archives: Food

Recipe: Lemon and Elderflower Drizzle Cake

This loaf cake recipe is one of the best I have come across. It’s so easy to throw together, strikes a wonderful balance between the density of a traditional pound cake and the softness of a light crumb, and it’s

Recipe: Lemon and Elderflower Drizzle Cake

This loaf cake recipe is one of the best I have come across. It’s so easy to throw together, strikes a wonderful balance between the density of a traditional pound cake and the softness of a light crumb, and it’s

Gym Bunny Pre- & Post-workout Treats

Summer is upon us and it’s time to hit the gym in preparation for bikini season. It’s always a struggle to get motivate to don my trainers and leave the comfort of tea and cake on the sofa in lieu

Gym Bunny Pre- & Post-workout Treats

Summer is upon us and it’s time to hit the gym in preparation for bikini season. It’s always a struggle to get motivate to don my trainers and leave the comfort of tea and cake on the sofa in lieu

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

I am beaming with pride this morning at the mastery with which I turned a couple of zip lock bags and a half broken piping bag into a duo-colour dream. Ye of little faith as ever, my mother forecast cupcake

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

I am beaming with pride this morning at the mastery with which I turned a couple of zip lock bags and a half broken piping bag into a duo-colour dream. Ye of little faith as ever, my mother forecast cupcake

Recipe: Berry-Honey Compote

Now that summer is in full swing (at least for those of you living in a hotter part of the world) it’s time to embrace the blossoming berries that arrive in abundance at this time of year. This compote recipe

Recipe: Berry-Honey Compote

Now that summer is in full swing (at least for those of you living in a hotter part of the world) it’s time to embrace the blossoming berries that arrive in abundance at this time of year. This compote recipe

Recipes: Asian-Style Tuna

I’m not a huge fan of burgers, mostly because I find them so difficult to eat without the patty edging its way out the back of the bun and all of the juices running down my arm. However, I absolutely

Recipes: Asian-Style Tuna

I’m not a huge fan of burgers, mostly because I find them so difficult to eat without the patty edging its way out the back of the bun and all of the juices running down my arm. However, I absolutely

Recipe: Oatmeal-Applesauce Pancakes

Start your day with a delicious health kick. All of the indulgence with none of the guilt. Transform your morning bowl of porridge into this tempting stack of pancakes-all you need to do is whizz up your oats in the

Recipe: Oatmeal-Applesauce Pancakes

Start your day with a delicious health kick. All of the indulgence with none of the guilt. Transform your morning bowl of porridge into this tempting stack of pancakes-all you need to do is whizz up your oats in the

Deli Review: Middle Eastern Street Food in Manchester: Kukoo’s made by Zouk

Kukoo’s do fast food without the health warning, serving fresh soups, hot wraps, street food snacks, their tasty house biryani and a spread of colourful salads. But these are no ordinary salads. These are Kukoo’s Indian-, Moroccan- and Lebanese, Pakistani-inspired

Deli Review: Middle Eastern Street Food in Manchester: Kukoo’s made by Zouk

Kukoo’s do fast food without the health warning, serving fresh soups, hot wraps, street food snacks, their tasty house biryani and a spread of colourful salads. But these are no ordinary salads. These are Kukoo’s Indian-, Moroccan- and Lebanese, Pakistani-inspired

Recipe: Quick Cajun Shrimp Fajitas

Fajitas are a great way to eat a super fast and super healthy meal. This fusion version takes a Mexican classic and adds some creole, South American spice, served with cooling sour cream, tasty tomato salsa & chunky avocado as

Recipe: Quick Cajun Shrimp Fajitas

Fajitas are a great way to eat a super fast and super healthy meal. This fusion version takes a Mexican classic and adds some creole, South American spice, served with cooling sour cream, tasty tomato salsa & chunky avocado as

Café Review: Baila, Old Town, Swindon

The days when coffee shops were merely a pit stop for your morning hit of caffeine-on-the-go have been left in the 90s, along with dial-up connections and mood rings. Now it’s all about carefully sourced single-origin beans, foam art and

Café Review: Baila, Old Town, Swindon

The days when coffee shops were merely a pit stop for your morning hit of caffeine-on-the-go have been left in the 90s, along with dial-up connections and mood rings. Now it’s all about carefully sourced single-origin beans, foam art and

Bakery Review: Robinsons Bakery, Manchester

Robinsons are Manchester’s oldest family-run craft bakery and set up camp every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Manchester Piccadilly’s Street Food Market, cramming every inch of their long checkered table with cakes, pastries, biscuits and breads that will leave you in

Bakery Review: Robinsons Bakery, Manchester

Robinsons are Manchester’s oldest family-run craft bakery and set up camp every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Manchester Piccadilly’s Street Food Market, cramming every inch of their long checkered table with cakes, pastries, biscuits and breads that will leave you in