Moroccan Sausage and Potato Salad

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Although it is spiced with Middle Eastern spices this wouldn’t be a typical Middle Eastern dish due to the use of pork that is widely forbidden for consumption due to religious reasons but I found the flavours work well myself. This makes an easy lunch for work or would work really well as a side […]

Turtle Bay Restaurant Review Cardiff

Bajan beef cheeks at Turtle Bay Cardiff

Being a lover of independant’s it’s very rare I go to a chain restaurant these days let alone make a repeat visit within 6 months. The restaurant in question is Turtle Bay, a Carribean themed restaurant located on St Mary Street next door to Kongs. If spice isn’t your thing you might want to skip […]

Curado Bar Tapas and Pintxos Restaurant Review in Cardiff

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Popular Narberth and Aberystwyth Deli Ultracomedia’s Cardiff venue launched late last year after taking over the old Burger King building on the corner of Westgate Street and breaking from tradition they’ve rebranded the restaurant and deli Curado. Don’t worry they’ve had a refurb with exposed brick in white, new bar with seating around it and […]

Welsh Food Festivals this summer

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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

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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

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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 […]

The Savoy Grill Restaurant Review – London

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Most people have probably heard of the Savoy Hotel on the Strand in London and equally most are probably aware of the Savoy Grill Restaurant at the hotel. It wasn’t exactly on my radar of places to try when in London as I thought it would be a bit over my budget but I was […]

Thai Turkey and Bacon Meatball with Peanut Butter Sriracha Noodle Recipe

thai turkey and bacon meatballs with peanut butter sriracha noodles

Thai Turkey and Bacon Meatball Recipe 100g thai bacon chopped into small chunks (or standard bacon if you don’t *sign up to Cure and Simple, which you should by the way) 500g minced turkey 4 spring onions chopped finely 2 cloves of garlic grated 1″ squared chunk of ginger grated 3 teaspoons fish sauce 1 […]

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

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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

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 […]