Entries by nicky batchelor

Welsh Food Festivals this summer

You might want to add some of these food festivals around Cardiff and South Wales this summer. A chance to sample some of the seasoned favourite food traders and some of the new kids on the block with events from Merthyr Tydfil down to Newport. There’s usually a good selection of local beer and cider […]

Asian Slaw recipe for beef bulgogi lettuce wraps

Asian Slaw Recipe Ingredients 1/2 red cabbage sliced 1 red onion 3 spring onions 8 radishes sliced into rounds 2 medium carrots julienned 1 bag of beansprouts Dressing juice and rind of 1 lime 3 dessert spoons light soy (because who actually has a table spoon in the kitchen?) 3 dessert spoons fish sauce 3 […]

Pettigrew Tea Rooms Review – Cardiff Castle

Pettigrew Bakery at Riverside Market I’m a big fan of Pettigrew from first discovering them at Riverside Market on a Sunday with their arsenal of savoury and sugary goodies, tempting passing market visitors with generous helpings of tasters to hand. I think it’s fair to say i’ve gone through the whole menu at least once […]

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Welsh Michelin Star restaurant discount voucher at James Sommerin Penarth with 6 course tasted menu for 2

James Sommerin became the first Penarth Michelin Star restaurant recently beating Cardiff with nil poise, having no restaurants with the highly respected accolade for outstanding culinary expertise themselves. Situated along the Esplenade in Penarth it makes for outstanding views whilst chowing down on some of the best food in South Wales. I’ve had my eyes […]

Kimchi Udon Noodle Recipe

Ingredients 2 packets ready cooker udon noodles (I used M & S) 2 dessert spoons kimchi chopped 1 clove garlic grated 4 spring onions chopped diagonally 1 teaspoon sesame seeds toasted sesame oil to season 2 egg yolks 1/2 stock cube 150ml boiling water 2 teaspoons gochujang paste Instructions Warm the ready cooked noodles in […]

Asador 44 Restaurant Review Cardiff

We’ve been busting to try Owen from Bar 44’s new venture Asador 44 since following their instagram account since November 2016 although they only opened it’s doors about a month ago. It’s been a busy month of late so we set the date of sampling some old cow for my birthday last Friday. Asador the […]