Month: June 2014

The Pudding Pantry

The Pudding Pantry

We were having a lazy Sunday afternoon amble around Nottingham when our stomachs started rumbling and we new it was time for lunch.    At that point we looked up and The Pudding Pantry seemed to jump out at us (and I’m glad it did). […]

Antiques and Royal Tea

Antiques and Royal Tea

On a day trip to Norwich we stumbled across my past!

Smarties Cookies

Smarties Cookies

I love nothing more than to sit back with a cup of coffee and some freshly baked biscuits to munch on. 
 
The best biscuit by far for me is a monstrous homemade Smarties Cookie.

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Slow Mushroom and Lentil Soup

Slow Mushroom and Lentil Soup

Ahh fresh homemade soup with warm crusty bread. Is there anything more satisfying?

Chicken And Bacon Salad

Chicken And Bacon Salad

This is a salad that doesn’t feel like a salad!

Chocolate Brownie Nemesis

Chocolate Brownie Nemesis

Many a batch of chocolate brownies made by my fair hands has gone straight in the bin. For some reason I just could not get them right. Whether the recipe was all wrong or I over/under cooked the darn things or they just didn’t taste like the brownies from my dreams. 

But finally I have conquered all demons and have found the perfect recipe for the most squidgy fudgy gooey chocolate brownie on this planet. I can finally say ‘I can cook brownies’! (more…)

Lock Stock And Two Roast Ciabatta

Lock Stock And Two Roast Ciabatta

On a meander around Newark we stumbled upon The Moorings, an independent restaurant on the banks on the River Trent. We ended up sat by a lock, taking stock of the day with two plates slates of mouth watering roast dinners stuffed inside fresh ciabatta.