food

pumpkin tortellini with crab bisque

Diverse Cultures at Zoilo

When The Boy and I popped down to London for the D1 Cocktail Exchange recently, we had the rare luxury of some free time together for a lunch date. A...

Grouse and Pheasant Pie

Wild & Game Grouse and Pheasant Pie

After trying the Wild & Game selection of game pates recently, I was delighted to receive their Grouse and Pheasant pie to sample as a pre-Christmas treat. Pies are a...

Seabass dish at North Bar and Kitchen, Leicester.

Flavour of the Decade

How’s it going Leicester? Things are pretty amazing for me… No-one is more surprised than me that this month marks this blog’s 10th anniversary! The more eagle-eyed amongst you will...

Calamari in Palermo

Cucina Siciliana

After the popularity of my post about the food of Piemonte a few weeks ago, writing about some of the local foods I encountered on our recent trip to Sicily...

queen victoria arts club leicester salmon blini with mackerel caviar

Queen Victoria Arts Club

Edit: The Queen Victoria Arts Club has now closed – as of 2020 it is now Orton’s Brasserie   Six weeks after I first visited the newly refurbished Queen Victoria...