How do you like your eggs in the morning? Or for lunch, or dinner, for that matter. If I could choose a food a couldn’t live without, it would have to be the humble egg. Yes, I know vegan food may be trending right now but a life without eggs would be misery for me.… Continue reading The perfect egg.
Food always tastes best when eaten in season. Nowadays, we’re so spoiled with being able to eat worldwide ingredients at anytime of the year, from watermelon in winter to squash in summer. However, not only is seasonal produce better tasting, it’s better for us nutritionally, being ripe and fully developed. It’s also cheaper due to… Continue reading Pete’s blitzed broad beans on Kim’s sourdough toast
On a recent weekend, I donned my snapback and rucksack, packed my trusty Bobble water bottle, charged up my phone and headed into town for a day of two of exploring the hidden delights and gems of Nottingham. I’ve been living in this city almost two years now and yet still continually growing to love… Continue reading Discovering Nottingham’s hidden gems
You know that lovely foam you get in your latte or cappuccino? It can’t be achieved with one of those little battery IKEA whisks. Sorry. But here is a tip to create your own at home with the help of your trusty cafetiere. No expensive frothers needed! Add cold milk (semi-skimmed is fine) to the… Continue reading Frothy frolics: a simple tip for frothy milk
Copenhagen. A city of bicycles, bridges and even a beach. Home to the Little Mermaid and Noma (the best restaurant in the WORLD). A place were people are kind and patient (thank you K for the directions whilst standing in the rain with a soggy map). Even crossing the road before the green man is… Continue reading A foodie’s guide to Copenhagen
Don’t you just love free food? Even better if it’s organic, fresh and in season! Between March and May, wild garlic can be found in deciduous wood areas (or unwanted in overgrown gardens!) and can be picked, either just from the bottom of the stem to capture the lush leaves or from the root as… Continue reading Ways with wild garlic
When it comes to fish and chips, it should be an occasional treat, something to look forward to and totally worth the calories. There’s nothing worse than having your expectations heightened, building yourself up for a good old pig-out feast only to be disappointed by soggy batter and oily grease. That’s why I’ve become dissatisfied… Continue reading My Top Nottingham Eats: The Cod’s Scallops