If you love to travel, then what better way to tie that in with a love of good food? There are plenty of places around the world where the food has to be experienced at least once in your life. Europe, in particular, has plenty to offer for foodies. So where are the best destinations? Here are some places that are a must if you’re a bit of a foodie and want to experience a city through its food. Cologne, Germany If you haven’t heard of Cologne before, then it is one of Germany’s largest cities, that famously sits on both sides of the Rhine River. It is a… Read More Four European Holiday Destinations For Foodies
I love cooking and experimenting in the kitchen with new recipes. Something I think I have often got wrong is which oil I have used and for what purpose. Jamie’s Italian, is one of my favourite places to eat and they’ve now released the below infographic to help us home cooks out. It’s really useful if like me, you like to get things right. How to get the most from your olive oil: Buy the best quality you can afford. Like most things food related, quality comes with a price. Taste it. Start tasting your oils and begin recognising the subtle flavour sensations like – bitter, sweet, musky or fruity.… Read More How to get the Most From Your Olive Oil
We tend to go out to eat most weekends, sometimes we go for Italian, sometimes we opt for sushi but the girls have a deep love of a simple burger and fries combo. I’ve recently switched to a plant-based diet and my husband loves meat in general. Handmade Burger Co perfectly caters for all of this – which is lovely. The kids menu is pretty straight forward, you get a main, side, drink, and desert for £3.95 – pretty good value. Poppy went for the chicken burger, Lily chose the beef and cheese classic, and Ivy opted for the fish finger burger. For sides two had the chips and one… Read More Handmade Burger Co Kids Menu Review
If you are hankering for a hot sizzling slice in Birmingham today, look no further: here are your top 5 places to hit up and satisfy your pizza cravings. La Vera Wood Oven Pizzeria Voted one of the ten best budget cafes and restaurants in Birmingham by the Guardian, La Vera Wood Oven Pizzeria offers a quality dining experience and a trendy environment. Nothing beats a wood oven pizza, bubbly dough and a variety of toppings to choose from. With the fireplace as the focal point, the environment is airy, inviting and family friendly. Whether it is date night or family pizza night, La Vera is the perfect place to… Read More Birmingham’s Top 5 Pizza Places
If you’re a foodie, then the chances are that at some point or another, the idea of turning your passion for food into a business has crossed your mind. The great thing about food is that it’s so versatile and there are so many different ways that you could start working in the industry. In case the idea of turning your passion for food into more than a hobby takes your fancy, below are some ideas for how to go about doing that. Start a food blog There might already be thousands of well-established food blogs out there, but don’t let that put you off. If you’ve got… Read More Could Your Passion For Food Be More Than A Hobby?
Credit There are a lot of fantastic restaurants in the UK, and many of them are a great visit for a romantic evening. There are a few that stand out above the rest, though, and these are the ones we want to focus on today. These are the restaurants that you take your significant to if you’re planning to propose to them. These are the restaurants you use for the best date night ever. You’re not going to forget these trips in a hurry. So, get comfy, get out your map book, and pick from the ten examples we’ve got for you today. Inverlochy Castle, Fort William Inverlochy Castle… Read More Are These The UK’s Most Romantic Restaurants?
We are avid foodies, and as such we have been to plenty of food festivals. We love world food days, vegan fests, meat festivals and seasonal ones too. During that time we’ve gotten much better at knowing what to bring and how to navigate the food festival. Here are five quick tips for getting the most out of the festivals. Arrive early. This one is really important, there tends to be fewer people when you arrive early and you can take a more leisurely stroll around and plot out roughly what foods you want to try and the route to get to them later. Bring change. When we went to our… Read More How To: Food Festival
Square Pie in Grand Central Birmingham have been serving up tasty treats for some time now, but I had never been in it. When I was asked if I wanted to try something from their new menu I replied ‘I love pie’. I really do. I took my friend along with me and the photo above is her dish. She went for the British Beef, Wonky Veg and Ale (so did I), mashed potato, gravy and a helping of beans. she also had some of the (amazing) coleslaw in a cup on the side. I don’t know how you eat your pie but I am a lid peeler. I like… Read More Square Pie Grand Central Birmingham
Introducing the BBQ Beef Brisket Pizza Oh my goooooooooodness. We got to try out a Papa John’s BBQ Beef Brisket Pizza, last week, you may have seen that on my Instagram and Twitter. It was amazing. We love pizza anyway, but this one had a twist on a traditional BBQ sauce, it was a cola one. Which works so well with the onions, and burnt ends. The burnt ends aren’t the same as normal beef, they have a slightly smokier and deeper flavour. The kids loved it. The said the BBQ sauce was the best they’ve had in a long time. Here is what Papa John’s say about the meat they… Read More Papa John’s BBQ Beef Brisket Pizza