ASK Italian – Manchester

Situated in a part of Manchester i try to avoid… Piccadilly Gardens, is an ASK Italian. Now don’t get me wrong Piccadilly is better these days than it used to be and this is mainly down to the new restaurants that have opened up around there. On the same row as ASK you have other…

Busaba Eathai – Printworks, Manchester

The Printworks in Manchester is undergoing a transformation, large nightclubs like Lucid and Opus (anyone remember those?) are out and are making way for new restaurants and bars like Walkabout and Prezzo. With Corn Exchange across the road successfully bringing in the crowds with their food focused new look it was only a matter of…

We’re Having A Baby!

So this is exciting news! Me and Mark are having a baby and we’re so happy to share this news with you. As of today i am 14 weeks and 3 days pregnant which makes my due date the 5th of December. Since finding out, i have been obsessed with watching You Tube videos and…

Exploring L’Estartit

I love airports! We arrive at Manchester airport around 4 am, this is epically early and most days we would still be taking in our much needed zzz’s … not today. Not only is the bar quite full but it’s socially acceptable to get the first Cava of your trip in ya belly. LOVE. Me and…

BAKE: Crème Egg Scotch Eggs

  First let me start off by saying wow that was not easy! Right now I am full of chocolate, cuts (I grated my thumb, ouch) and lets face it I’m on my second glass of the red stuff and I’m not talking about Vimto. It snowed this morning so my plans went out the window, not being…

A Winter Feast at Harvey Nichols

In the restaurant world January is a month where offers are everywhere you turn, there’s 50% off here and free cocktails there. As I work in a restaurant myself finding the time to visit somewhere with a great discount becomes limited. So imagine my surprise when February arrives and restaurants are extending offers! Woohoo. I can…

BAKE: Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red? mine are more on the brown side due to my love of cocoa, a whole tube of red food colouring could not make these cakes red. I’m half tempted to rock up to a Café Nero and ask for their recipe. Have you seen theirs? #CakeGoals   This cake is traditionally a Valentines Day treat…

NYE 15: Food Fight MCR

New Years Eve. Who made this a thing? I’m still in my onesie snacking on Christmas pudding and people want me to party? See me and New Years have a love/hate relationship. Just going to throw this out there… countdowns scare me! I get too exited, 10..9…ahh what happens at 1? who’s going to kiss…

BAKE: Chocolate Orange Fondant

Judging by social media it seems everyone and their nan received a Terry’s Chocolate Orange this Christmas. Vlogs & Blogs featured them and I watched and realised quickly… I didn’t get one! BUT I did receive a cook book, the Manchester Cook Book no less. Inside is a Chocolate Orange Fondant recipe by The George Charles…

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