The event of choosing the wine to go with your dish in a restaurant can be confusing and embarrassing for the average person, with restaurants having such extensive wine lists sometimes it is hard to know where to start, is it ever a good idea to just choose what you can afford? Or is wine something you need to splurge on to enjoy its full … Continue reading Drink – The Wine Etiquette Guide
Ingredients 1 chorizo 1 cup dry cider 1 tbsp virgin olive oil Method Slice the chorizo in ½ inch slices (or chunks if you prefer – this is how I like mine) and set aside. Pour the oil on a skillet and heat on medium. Add the chorizo slices and fry until they change in color, but don’t overdo it. Add the cider and toss … Continue reading Recipe | Chorizo a la Sidra
Ingredients For the Pasta: This recipe is for 4 people, but the rule I follow is 1 egg, 100g flour per person. 4 eggs 400g Plain Flour Generous pinch of salt Additional: 3 Courgette, grated 4 chillies, deseeded, thinly sliced 6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced Extra virgin olive oil Method Heap the flour on a clean work surface, making a well in the centre. Crack … Continue reading Recipe |Chilli Prawn Tagliatelle
Based on a classic recipe, this red velvet cake with cream cheese icing is super duper delicious. I realise you might be planning that summer holiday, and the summer bod to go with – but life is too short to not treat yourself with a tasty treat… So go on! Bake! For The Cake 120g Butter 300g Sugar 2 Eggs 50g Cocoa powder 1 tsp Red food colouring 1 … Continue reading Recipe | Red Velvet Cake
❤ Sponsored Post – Byron Burger invited me to their Aberdeen Restaurant. However, this does not mean you will read a biased review. Where do I start with Byron Aberdeen? As I’ve just said in my disclaimer, I was lucky enough to be invited down to Byron Aberdeen, Scotland to try their #CalvinHaggis burger, as part of their Burns Night specials (this is only … Continue reading Review | Byron Burger – Aberdeen, Scotland
Most people agree that eating out in restaurants is a fun activity. After all, you get to sample delicious food, have a few drinks, and get the pleasure of the pleasant surroundings as well. However, there are some disadvantages to regularly patronising restaurants. Read on to find out what they are, and how to minimise any negative effects they may have in your life. It … Continue reading Lifestyle | The Dangers Of Eating Out Too Much (And What You Can Do About Them)
Ingredients 2 Large Potatoes, cut into wedges 250g turkey breast mince (under 5% fat) 1/2 Red onion, grated 1 garlic clove, grated 1 large egg, beaten 2 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp paprika Cajun Spice Fry Light Salt and Pepper to season Method Heat oven to 200C. Pare boil the wedges for around 5 minutes – or until the water is brought to a boil. Drain, and leave … Continue reading Recipe | Spicy Turkey Burgers
It’s officially winter, and that means that colds and flu are doing the rounds. So we reach to our comfort foods to make us feel better, and some of us go for the hearty sumptuous meals, and some even reach for the sugar! This isn’t a good idea when you’re suffering from a virus, as sugar can impact your immune system. The best way forward … Continue reading Recipe | Hearty, Healthy Soup To Kick That Cold Into Touch!
Sometimes only the joys of an American breakfast of chicken and waffles will do. Unfortunately, the problem for many folks with this sort of meal isn’t always the healthiest choice. Unless you follow the guidance below that is, so if you are in serious need of an American breakfast fix but don’t want to blow your calories for the entire day on one meal, keep … Continue reading Collab | A Southern US Breakfast Treat That’s Healthy To Eat?!
I’ll be honest, I don’t like to use the word ‘diet’, especially on this blog – and so close to Christmas no less! I have recently decided to cut back though, ahead of the many, many, feasts I plan to endure during the festive period.. SO! I’ve been looking at alternatives to my favourite things! This Bhaji recipe is super simple, yummy, and keeps it … Continue reading Recipe | Healthy Onion & Carrot Bhajis