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Halen Mon Salt launch of book, gin and Tide restaurant

Me sampling the new Jin Mor at Halen Mon

We recently got an invite to Wales most famous salt brand Halen Mon for the launch of not one but three new ventures at the Coastal HQ along Anglesey’s treasured Menai Straights. Normally I would have questioned a 10 hour round trip for a launch event but this was no normal launch party. Having used […]

Human Food Nutrition Bar Review

I recently got sent a sample box of bars from Human Food to review. I’d not heard of them previously but was keen to see what they did after learning they hailed from the seaside town of Tenby in West Wales. I’ve tried my fair share of energy / protein / meal replacement bars over […]

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The Dead Canary Gin Dinner Review in Cardiff

Negroni at The Dead Canary Cardiff

We were recently invited to the first in a series of gin dinners at Deaths and Entrances, the new bar within The Dead Canary and run by the same team. The new bar opened a few months back and I loved the new flavour driven cocktail menu on the launch weekend. The gin dinner was […]

Ember by John Cook Review at Milk & Sugar – Yr Hen Lyfrgell

55 day aged beef from Cardiff Butcher at Ember

I was sat in a pub in pub in the Pembrokeshire Countryside a few weeks back, sipping on a pint of local ale whilst catching up on some socials. We’d been busy walking around Cardigan all day, then me foolishly braving the March Welsh sea by taking a plunge. I noticed that Milk & Sugar […]

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Cardiff in the sky dinning and cocktail experience in April 2019

Dinner in the sky Brussels

There’s a dinning experience coming to town in April, that is like no other Cardiff has hosted previously. For 5 days from April 10th 2019, some of the best independent food and drink venue’s in Cardiff will be taking to the sky, offering breakfast, afternoon tea, fine dinning and cocktails on a table raised 100ft […]

Höst Copenhagen Restaurant Review

Scallop dish at Host Copenhagen

Apart from Warpigs, we had been living off market food and just grabbing a bite to eat as and when we could since landing in Copenhagen, but I wanted to at least have one experience of Nordic cooking on our 3 day trip. After a bit of googling and a recommendation from a friend we […]

Warpigs BBQ and Brewpub Review – Copenhagen

Warpigs bbq side dishes Copenhagen

I saw Warpigs on a Netflix food show, starring American hip hop star Action Bronson not too long ago and when we booked a trip to Copenhagen I put it on my hit-list of places to visit. I didn’t realise at the time that the venue was a collaboration between one of my favourite Danish […]

Middle Eastern Lamb Lollipops with Fragrant Yogurt Recipe

Middle Eastern Spiced Welsh Lamb lollipop recipe

Middle Eastern Lamb Lollipops Ingredients   Around 8 lamb cutlets. I used Welsh Lamb from my local market in Cardiff 1 tsp Aleppo pepper 1 tsp Urfa Biber / Urfa Pepper 1 tsp ground cumin 1 teaspoon sumac 1 salted lemon diced finely 1 large garlic clove grated finely 3 tsp pomegranate molasses 3 tsp […]

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Albert Adria’s Cakes and Bubbles Review at Hotel Cafe Royal – London

Adrian Albert's Desserts at Cakes and Bubbles - Hotel Cafe Royal - London

By a stroke of luck, we found out recently that Albert Adria was opening his first restaurant outside of Spain, after watching Top 50 best restaurants in the world on Netflix. We watched the episode on Albert and how he went from being awarded the best pastry chef in the world, working alongside his older […]

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Head of Steam Review in Cardiff

Gin and tonic at Head of Steam 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 […]