Meatopia Review – Tobacco Dock London

Hangfire smokehouse at Meatopia London 2018

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 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 […]

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The Alchemist Cardiff Restaurant and Bar Review

The Alchemist Cardiff

I went to the launch night of the much anticipated Alchemist a few months back, and i’ve been back since then for a cocktail or three. This time I thought i’d concentrate on what the molecular themed bar has to offer in the kitchen. We were invited along to try lunch there a few weeks […]

Loving Welsh Food Tour of Cardiff

Savoury laverbread scone at Pettigrew Tea Rooms 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 […]

Review of The Jean-Christophe Novelli Food Academy at The Corran Resort and Spa – Laugharne

Jean Christophe Novelli Food Academy at The Corran Resort

After a bit of unwinding in the spa, we nipped back to the cottage to get ready for the meet and greet at the academy kitchen. Armed with a glass of bubbly on arrival, we got to see the ribbon cutting of the kitchen from chef and owner of the Corran.  We all got to […]

The Corran Resort and Spa Review – Laugharne, Carmarthenshire

Welsh sparkling wine with log burner at The Corran Resort

We recently traveled to the home of Dylan Thomas in Laugharne, Carmarthenshire for the launch of the new Jean-Christophe Novelli Food Academy at The Corran Resort and Spa. I’d only ever been to Laugharne once and it was a brief stop to see Dylan’s boat house on the way back from camping down Tenby a […]

Sosban Restaurant Review Llanelli

The Sosban restaurant in Llanelli at night

Sosban has been on my hit list for a while now but I’ve not got around to organising a trip down to Llanelli’s most highly regarded restaurant located within a listed Victorian Pump House close to the docks due to the fact it’s not within easy reach of uber. If you’ve been watching this years […]

Gymkhana Restaurant Review – Mayfair, London

Lunch Indian tasting menu at Gymkhana - Mayfair, London

Gymkhana is another restaurant I only found out about recently after researching gin and food pairing for a recent Cardiff Gin Club collaboration. The restaurant is a Michelin star Indian restaurant located in Mayfair and it was the Pink Gin menu that first caught my attention. None of this sugar laden, plastic pink gin bullshit […]

Twenty Nine Park Place Restaurant Review Cardiff

Craft Beer at Twenty Nine Park Place Cardiff

The latest venue to open by the Knife and Fork Fork group, the team behind Cardiff and Penarth favourites The Conway, The Pilot, The Discovery and The Old Swan is Twenty Nine Park Place. Located at, you’ve guessed it 29 Park Place just across from the National Museum of Wales it is their most central […]

Maria’s Greek Taverna Restaurant Review Cardiff

Marias Greek Taverna Cardiff Review

It was the other half’s birthday a few weeks back and unlike us, we hadn’t booked anywhere to go. She’s fancied Hellenic Eatery for a while but it’s always be chocka block every time we’ve passed. We tried calling them as soon as we got home from work but again, there was no room at […]