fussy eater turned foodie

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Healthier Victoria Sponge

Healthier Victoria Sponge

Two things that most people should know about me – I have the sweetest tooth and I love to bake. This is usually a disastrous combination when trying to cut out refined sugars and other nasties from your diet. If I ever ran out of […]

Sunday Roast at The Botanist

Sunday Roast at The Botanist

The Botanist is part of the new world trading company and has popped up over the years in numerous locations around the UK. All of which are incredibly quaint and tastefully decorated. All locations reflect a beautiful garden inspired decor with botanical cocktails, craft beers […]

Sausage and Butterbean Stew

Sausage and Butterbean Stew

So the lovely people at Grandad’s sausage called by with some of their new sausages to try and I decided that it would be fun to do some recipe creation at the same time… thus my Sausage and Butterbean stew was born. Wow, the flavour […]

How to Make the Perfect Matcha Latte

How to Make the Perfect Matcha Latte

The Japanese have known about the potential benefits of green tea powder for years but all of a sudden this seems to be another foodie health trend that has spread globally. Most people are aware that drinking brewed green tea has numerous health benefits but […]

MFDF 17 and Late Rooms Takeover

MFDF 17 and Late Rooms Takeover

So, lucky little me was asked to visit the Manchester Food and Drink Festival (MFDF) on Sunday 1st October 2017 to show off such a fascinating event, in collaboration with LateRooms.com #lateliving campaign. I also took this opportunity to show what Manchester truly has to offer […]

Shoryu Ramen Bottomless Brunch

Shoryu Ramen Bottomless Brunch

Has anyone ever attempted one of those (wo)man vs food challenges? I have never exactly signed up for one and well, when I first heard about Shoryu Ramens bottomless brunch (£38pp), I did not anticipate that it would be such a comprehensive food challenge!   […]

Chicken and Sweet Potato Salad

Chicken and Sweet Potato Salad

2 years ago if you told me I would not only be eating but actually enjoying eating salads I would have laughed. Me, eat leaves?? Don’t be absurd… Obviously a lot has changed since then and after lots of experimenting to discover what I like […]

Alberts Schloss

Alberts Schloss

A Schloss (according to their website) is A Bavarian palace, country pile or chateau…fit for debauchery. Expect roaring fires, taxidermy, tankers, schnapps and spanking… and lots of wood. It’s Fantastiche…YAH! Well, Alberts Schloss definitely hit the mark with this one! They managed to emulate a beautiful […]

Impossible

Impossible

Most people who inhabit or frequent Manchester would have walked down Peters street, the long street adjoining Deansgate and St Peters Square and lined with beautiful bars and restaurants. However, most would have simply walked past the obscure looking glass building, adjacent to Sakana and […]

Around the World Bar Summer Cocktail Launch

Around the World Bar Summer Cocktail Launch

The night time liveliness of the Printworks in Manchester is no secret. For years, students, hens, stags and groups of all ages have been heading there for a guaranteed wild night. However, one thing that has been lacking is somewhere that provides excellently decadent cocktails […]