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Pasta Ripiena, Bristol – Review

Nestled in a side street of restaurants is Pasta Ripiena, Bristol the little sister of Pasta Loco, the setting of cosy delicious Italian food, that will have you moping your plates with the homemade focaccia bread to savour every drop…

Eccles Cakes Recipe

Eccles cakes hold a special place in my heart. We had a dear family friend, Eunice, who’s Eccles Cake recipe was the very best. Eunice and her husband Jeff, became a third set of grandparents to my brother and I,…

About FoodNerd

I eat. I travel. I blog. I repeat.
Working as a Food Technologist, through my blog I take my love for all things food through to my travels to discover new cultures, recipe development in my kitchen and sharing restaurant reviews.

The Cauldron Restaurant, Bristol – Review

When you think of a cauldron, you probably have visions of potions and lotions being created in Harry Potter or curses being muttered by the witches in Macbeth. Or if you’re like me, dreaming of the wonderful food at The…

Dominique Ansel’s Afternoon Tea, London – Review

I’ve written before about my top Themed Afternoon Teas in London, but I think I have a new favourite topping the list, in the form of Dominique Ansel’s Afternoon Tea in London. The inventor of the Cronut™, The Cookie Shot…

Zara’s Chocolates, Bristol – Review

With the weather having a nip in the air, I went on a hunt for the best hot chocolate in Bristol. The hunt was quickly over with one stop to Zara’s Chocolates. If you’ve been following my Instagram for a…

Stollen Brownies Recipe

I made a version of these spiced, vine fruit-studded and marzipan topped brownies at Easter for a Simnel Cake flavour and thought this would be a great opportunity to update the recipe for a seasonal Stollen twist. This is a…

Marshmallow Wedding Favours Recipe

I was lucky to be invited to two beautiful weddings this Summer. Both I was kindly asked to make sweet elements to their sweet days. I made for my lovely friend Jude, the wedding favours for everyone’s table setting at…

Story, London – Review

I managed to celebrate my 30th birthday like a queen. I managed to spread out the celebrations for a whole year. One of my amazing gifts was a generous meal at Story in London, from my gorgeous girl friends. Having…

Paco, Bristol – Review

When going to a tapas restaurant, I think it’s important to pick your dining partners wisely. You pass on the friends who will order a lovely selection, for themselves. The ones who never learnt to share the croquettes or doesn’t…

Zotter’s Chocolate Factory, Austria – Review

How far would you travel for a certain food item? Down the road? To a city across the country? How about to another country? That’s what I did for chocolate. Not just any chocolate that you can get at your…

Weekend of Museums and Strudels in Vienna, Austria – Travel

I believe that I’m so lucky to live in Europe, that although you might have to waiting in a crowded airport lounge, we’re actually only a couple of hours flight away from such a vast array of countries and cultures…


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