Chipotle Corned Beef Hash with Crispy Parmesan Potatoes Recipe

chipotle corned beef hash roast parmesan potatoes recipe

Chipotle Corned Beef Hash Ingredients 1 tin corned beef cut into chunks 1 red onion sliced (or I used a small red and half a white onion) 2 cloves of garlic grated 1 birds eye chilli Worcestershire sauce Tin of good quality Italian plum tomatoes Chipotle hot sauce Mustard Salt and pepper to taste Parmesan […]

Asador 44 Lunch Menu Review Cardiff

banana green tea and peanut caramel dessert Zuma Rome

So after trying the eagerly awaited opening of Asador 44 for my birthday back in April for the evening menu and having our first taste of Old Cow, the revered Rubia Gallega aka Gallician Blond we have been meaning to come back to compare against the lunch time menu. Thankfully the lunchtime menu offer features […]

Zuma Restaurant Review Rome

zuma rome martini and restaurant review

So it was our final night in Rome and it was only by chance we found this place because it was recommended to us by a guy in Bocci when I was buying a shirt on the way past after our cocktails in the Stravinskij Bar. Instead of heading back to the Vatican for our […]

New summer menu launch at Chapel 1877

chapel 1877 summer menu launch

I was kindly asked to attend the new summer menu launch at Chapel 1877 this week on Churchil Way in Cardiff. I’d been twice previously for food but on both occassions for the Christmas dinner menu with work two years in a row but I’d not actually dinned from the main menu. I do remember […]

New Gin menu launch at Laguna Bar in Park Plaza Cardiff

park plaza gin tasting main

Last week I was lucky to be invited by Park Plaza to sample the new offerings from their gin menu in Laguna bar and restaurant. I’ll be the first to admit I was a late convert to the juniper botanical blended spirit but it’s my new go to spirit of choice. The initial hesitation to […]

Moroccan Sausage and Potato Salad

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

food collage for Curado Cardiff

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

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 […]