Entries by nicky batchelor

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Head of Steam Review in Cardiff

With the almost monthly opening of new cocktail bars on High Street Cardiff, it was a welcome addition to have the Head of Steam bar opening up next door to Beelzebubs on Church street this week. There’s lots of change going on down that neck of the woods in the city centre, with a lot […]

A Christmas Gin Gift List

I thought I’d make a gin hit list for anyone looking for the best gin to buy for Christmas this year, whether you’re looking to purchase some new and exciting gin for your home bar or for a gin lover in your life, they would make the ideal gift this year. My Christmas gin list […]

Meatopia Review – Tobacco Dock London

London’s annual celebration of smoked and bbq’d meat at Tobacco Dock, aptly name “Meatopia”, has been on my hit list of summer events for a few years now. A post on instagram a couple of weeks before this year’s event still promoting tickets for the Sunday got my mind going overtime. I’d already booked a […]

My Shakshuka Recipe – Turkish Eggs

Shakshuka Ingredients Tin of good quality plum tomatoes. Go for whole not chopped 1 pepper chopped into chunks 1/4 of a pack of feta Bunch of parsley chopped 2 cloves of garlic grated 1 red onion diced 1 teaspoon cummin seeds 1 teaspoon Paprika 2 teaspoons tomato puree 1 teaspoon mixed middle eastern spice (I […]

Loving Welsh Food Tour of Cardiff

We were recently invited along to the Loving Welsh Food tour in Cardiff. If you haven’t heard of them, they run tours every Friday and Saturday, tasting your way through some of Cardiff’s best love independent’s and favourite delicacies (Yes we do have some!) Just so that everyone knew were X marked the spot at […]