Entries by nicky batchelor

The best blue cheese sauce recipe ever

Ingredients 1 clove of garlic finely grated or chopped 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder Juice of 1/4 of a lemon 4 teaspoons low fat greek yogurt 4 teaspoons mayo 30-40g crumbled blue cheese depending on preference. I used Cropwell Bishop Blue Stilton salt and pepper to taste Drizzle […]

Porro Restaurant Review Llandaff, Cardiff

Porro has been on my radar for a while now since I heard about the launch of the Wellfield Road addition and no more since my return from Italy last week. I’ve never been one for pasta to be honest but probably because I’ve only ever really had it at home and when your mum […]

Meat at 156 Burger Bar Review in Cardiff

So we were invited to the launch of Cardiff’s latest arrival on the ever expanding burger scene recently on 156 City Road aptly named Meat at 156. The burger joint is an independant set up by three friends and look like they are pitching at a hole in the market for good, no frills affordable […]

Romana Taverna Restaurant Review in Rome

Me being me, we didn’t do any prior planning for Rome on where to go, what to see and where to eat so after a bit of wandering around the streets of Rome after a bit of sightseeing down at the Coloseum we stumbled on a building that looked so out of place amongst the […]

Wing Wednesday review at Small Bar Cardiff

I’ve wanted to try the wings at Wing Wednesday at Small Bar in Cardiff for the past few weeks after seeing a post on facebook but i’ve had things on and haven’t had chance. As i was left to fend for myself for a few days and the thought of eating the fish i’d pulled […]

Gochujang and peanut butter chicken thigh with bibimbap

Gochujang and peanut butter chicken thigh ingredients 3 teaspoons peanut butter 3 teaspoons gochujang chilli paste (I got mine from Waitrose) 6 teaspoons light soy sauce 3 teaspoons water 1 teaspoon Korean red pepper flakes 3 teaspoons rice wine or white wine vinegar 2 cloves garlic chopped or grated 750g chicken thighs deboned Bibimbap ingredients […]

Really easy Tabbouleh recipe

This should feed 4 Ingredients 300g bulgar wheat and quinoa mix (I got mine from Waitrose but seen them in Tesco too) 1 red onion 2 large tomatoes or 10 cherry tomatoes 1/2 cucumber 2 cloves of garlic 1 lemon 100g flat leaf parsley 50g fresh mint Salt and black pepper to taste Good olive […]