Cotswolds weekend of food… and drink

April 1, 2013 at 9:29 pm | Posted in Drinking, Eating & Drinking Out, My meal, My thoughts, With friends | Comments Off
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Pork Apple BurgersRestaurant Review

After a fabulous weekend with great friends (M & G) in the Cotswolds, who like us appreciate good food, good ales and good wine it only deserves a few words and photos.

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dinner success…

February 4, 2013 at 9:52 pm | Posted in My meal, Recipe | Comments Off
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It’s been a while but I’m so exciting about tonight’s dinner success I’m here writing about it. I have tried on many occasions to cook this dish but never with any luck – tonight we had Toad in the Hole…

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come dine with me… in Vegas Baby!

November 26, 2012 at 10:09 pm | Posted in Drinking, My meal, With friends | Comments Off
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Brioche with mozzarella & tomatoRestaurant Review

Saturday night was our second Come Dine / Wine With Me event and it was just fabulous, amazing… the whole evening, food, theme, props, host and laughter!

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jacket potato and kale

November 19, 2012 at 10:31 pm | Posted in My meal, Recipe | Comments Off
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Inspired by current favourite cook book Mary Berry’s Complete Cookbook, this evening we had a new style Jacket Potato stuffed with Kale and Mozzarella, and is was so delicious I just had to quickly share…

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highlights of the past month or so…

November 7, 2012 at 10:28 pm | Posted in Drinking, Eating & Drinking Out, With friends | Comments Off
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Hello, I know it’s been a long time and I hope you haven’t all missed my posts too much. I know I’ve been slack in posting (life has been busy) but it doesn’t mean I haven’t got some fab food tales to tell, so rather than try to recall correctly all the details from the past month or so I thought I’d post a storyboard of my highlights, I hope you enjoy and feel free to ask any questions…

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Not a food post

October 24, 2012 at 7:46 pm | Posted in My thoughts, News | Comments Off
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For those who know me or have read a few of my past posts you’ll know my other passion other than food is running; remember Post Running Wine and Food! and Half Marathon Food & Drink? I am a keen runner and this year I am running a series of races for charity. Well my final race is looming so I thought I’d take the opportunity to write about my Keep On Running Fundraising, the charities I am running for and why they are important to me.

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the return of fab food…

September 18, 2012 at 8:03 pm | Posted in Local Produce, My meal, With friends | Comments Off
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Monkfish and squid August is the busiest month of the year for me, hence the lack of blog writing or to be honest anything much other than work! And I can always tell when I have recovered and getting back to my usual self as I find myself in the kitchen and wanting to cook up a storm again!

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and still loving memories restaurant again…

August 4, 2012 at 10:58 am | Posted in Eating & Drinking Out, My meal | Comments Off
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Restraurant table settingRestaurant Review

Yes I’ve been to my favourite restaurant Memories in North Devon again, now I know you  have read (twice) before how much I love this place here and here. So rather than rave on about it again I’m just going to share the photographs from another amazing meal which started with a scrumptious bottle of Champagne!

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crazy weekend food

July 17, 2012 at 9:40 pm | Posted in Drinking, Eating & Drinking Out, With friends | 2 Comments
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The Old Spot InnOakham Ales InfernoStrawberry Cheesecake

So I went away to a friends for the weekend in the Cotswolds. With our typical British Summer the weather wasn’t great but I had an amazing weekend. All be it a bit random and unexpected but always in a good and memorable way.

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come dine / wine with me p1

July 12, 2012 at 7:48 pm | Posted in My meal, With friends | Comments Off
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Pink DiningBriochePrawns and stir-fried cabbagePink roses

Everyone must have heard of the Channel 4 programme Come Dine With Me, and I expect it’s quite common for groups of friends and family to take part in a similar event. Along with friends from work we decided to hold our own Come Dine With You experience (although we think Come Wine With Me might be more apt!). Everyone would host an evening at their own home with a theme of their choice. It also doesn’t need to be a full three course meal it could just be pizza and a movie. I was the first host….

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