Fresh From The Oven: Local Flour Challenge

This month's Fresh From The Oven challenge was hosted by Helen from Fuss Free Flavours. She challenged us to bake something yeasted, using flour where you know either where it was grown or where it was milled. This was quite hard for me as a Google search for 'flour mills West … [Read more...]

Severn Hospice Tweet Up

Last Saturday, I was very fortunate to be involved in the Severn Hospice (@severnhospice) Tweet Up. (#shtweetup) The event was organised in honour of the memory of Val Higgins (@valdary), a well known and well loved Shropshire tweeter who passed away in December 2010 after a long … [Read more...]

Forever Nigella: Ciao Italia!

This month's Forever Nigella theme is Ciao Italia. Nigella has made many Italian recipes over the years so they are many to choose from. I searched on Nigella's website trying to find the perfect Italian recipe I could recreate however I wanted to do something a bit different. I … [Read more...]

Product Review: Hotel Chocolat Your Eggsellency Easter Egg

Easter will be soon be upon us and it is time to start thinking about what Easter eggs you will be getting for your loved ones this year. My decision has been made much easier this year as Hotel Chocolat have sent me a Your Eggsellency Extra Thick Easter Egg to review. The Your … [Read more...]

Popstrami New York Deli Pop Up, Bournville, Birmingham

This weekend, New York came to Birmingham in the form of Popstrami, a pop up New York style Kosher deli  for one day only in Bournville. Popstrami was the idea of Nick Loman and Tom Baker. Tom is a Midlands Food Blogger and runs his own food based social enterprise called Loaf.  … [Read more...]