For those that know my friend Sara, little of this will come as a surprise. "How do you fancy catering my charity party? They'll be about 100 people.." Sara has always hated running, so now she's running the London Marathon. Admirably, this will be in support of The British Heart Foundation and in loving memory of her dad. … Continue reading Heartbeat
For all the lovely folk that enjoyed the Beef Chilli at the Heartbeat party for the British Heart Foundation in Newent last night, here's the recipe I used (based on Jamie Oliver's recipe): Ingredients: 1 tbsp smoked paprika 1 tbsp ground cumin 1 tbsp dried oregano 1 tsp ground cinnamon 2 kg beef brisket, trimmed … Continue reading Pulled Beef Brisket Chilli
Wowzers Whole Foods.. you need to charge more. £5 for five tasty little dishes with wine is just crazy - no wonder your 100 tickets sell out so quickly. Whole Foods Market Cheltenham put on a special evening event every second Tuesday of the month, where each department in the store competes against each other for … Continue reading Tasty Tuesday
How very refreshing. I ventured into Cheltenham's newest café today and had the pleasure of sampling some of their healthy delights. That's right, we Cheltonians now have our very own health food café in town, and it puts a smile on my face just knowing that it's there. I have to say that there aren't … Continue reading Kindness & Co.
Twists, turnovers, straws - all so deliciously naughty and yet devilishly simple to make at home. Every now and again I have moments where I look at something familiar, and wonder why I've never thought of having a go at making it for myself. Often the ubiquitous is simpler than you think. Some things just aren't … Continue reading Cheese & Bacon Pastries