Homemade Watercress Soup Recipe

Over the years me and my brother have given our parents various names. Nicknames, not anything horrible. Some make sense. Some really don’t and I don’t know who or how they came about.  My mum answers in supermarkets to ‘Spam’.…

Christmas Beef Wellington with Black Truffles Recipe

Hope you all had a lovely Christmas off with your family and friends. I’m going to share with you a very special recipe today. It started out probably about 9 years ago. My Dad aka. Captain Oddball isn’t a fan…

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I eat. I travel. I blog. I repeat. Female Willy Wonka in Bristol with a love of travel, tequila, bacon and bean to bar chocolate.

Panzanella Salad Recipe

This isn’t a recipe as such, more like an assembly of all things delicious. At my work, me and one of my colleagues has started to cook for the rest of the team. So far we’ve many slow cooked sous vide chilli con carne with chorizo, treacle and chocolate, Chinese broth with pork dumplings and chicken noodle salad. This dish has to be one of my favourites. It’s light, vibrant and darn tasty. So much so we ended up doing a huge tray of this salad to feed most of the factory workers too!

Pork Potsticker Dumplings Recipe

I love dumplings. They are awesome. I love the rich dense dumpling with Eastern European goulash. I love the dumpling bobbing in a booze Irish stew. But most of all I love Chinese dumplings. I don’t know why but when…

Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe

I have a love affair with America. Think it started when I was 5 and my parents surprised me and my older brother by taking us to Florida to meet Mickey – the mouse not a weird random… It’s fair to say…

Homemade Bacon and Carbonara Recipe

I’m not a newcomer when it comes to home curing meat. Oh no – let us not forget The Beast of 2011 (my first attempt of homemade pastrami) and the slightly furry pancetta that maybe didn’t get as much attention…

Homemade Gherkins Part 2 Recipe

So back in May time, I made for the first time some glorious gherkins and said I would post some pictures of them after they’ve had their 2 months hibernating away in my cupboard. I realised it has been longer…

Homemade Gherkins Recipe

To quote a close family member, fellow blogger and amazing friend, ‘you like to make weird stuff, not the usual foodie things.’ I kind of agree but think if I did make just the usual things all the time, I wouldn’t half the Food…

Homemade Pastrami Recipe

After recently visiting New York for the second time I thought I would give making homemade pastrami a go. We went to Carnegie Hall Deli the home to the most amazing pastrami on rye sandwiches. You have the option to…

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