Northcote Tasting Menu

We arrived for a birthday celebration in the pouring rain and were ushered through to a cozy waiting area with big squishy sofas and cocktail menus. Having previously decided upon the tasting menu we only needed to decide on drinks. The ladies decided upon a bottle of Mount Vernon Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand, the…

Mahiki Manchester

I had never heard of this place until a friend entered an Instagram competition to win a meal for four, tagged my sister, who then won the prize. Located on Central Street in Manchester, we cheerfully descended into a different world. A world of totems, intricate jade tiles, bamboo, Japanese and Polynesian food. It was…

A Turkish Delight

So you’ve probably had a kebab, baklava and maybe even a Turkish Çay tea but the cuisine of this beautiful and diverse country is much more than a late night donner from your local. Having recently spent a week in central southern Turkey, I took the opportunity to sample some of my favourites and to…

Just Another Food Blog

So, where to begin? There are zillions of food blogs online I know, but when I sat down to start something new with my writing, trying to think of what I’m passionate about, that would give me the most joy and pleasure and what can be genuinely interesting and humorous I gravitated to one of…