Review Of The Year 2010

2010 was my first full year of blogging so its seems right that I should look back and reflect on what an amazing year it has been. In January, I did my first Fresh From The Oven Challenge, making Chocolate Buns. This formed part of my New Year's resolution's to be more … [Read more...]

Happy Christmas!

Happy Christmas everyone. Sorry for the delay in between posts. Things have been a bit crazy round here with the snow, awful roads and Christmas preparation.  I am cooking Christmas dinner for six tomorrow and am off to start preparing as soon as I have written this post. For … [Read more...]

Christmas Wishlist

As a self-confessed foodie, I have a pretty constant list of things I would like that would improve my cooking, baking and blogging experience. My current list is below: A Stand Mixer of some description, either KitchenAid or Kenwood A Digital SLR Camera A set of Kin … [Read more...]

Restaurant Review: Jamie’s Italian, Bullring, Birmingham

After a really enjoyable visit to Jamie's Italian in Covent Garden, London not so long ago, Stuart and I were really looking forward to the branch in the Bullring in Birmingham opening as it is only twenty minutes down the road from us. Therefore, we jumped at the chance when … [Read more...]

Handmade Pasta Course at Loaf

Last month, I went to Loaf, based in Cotteridge, Birmingham and I learnt how to make pasta for the first time.  I have been wanting to learn how to make pasta for ages, especially since my friend Marie brought me a pasta machine for my birthday.  Loaf is a social enterprise, that … [Read more...]