Supporting Small in Cheshire

It’s hard to know what to write about when you aren’t really going out. I have no restaurants to review and takeaways aren’t interesting. So I figured I’d highlight all the little local businesses I’ve been purchasing the loveliest of treats from. Bax Bees honey A family run business in Cheshire, they produce honeycomb and…

Isolation Eating

As a kidney transplant patient, I have been on full lockdown since early March and am still shielding even though it officially ended August 1st.Being a foodie, this has made sourcing beautiful food a bit tricky, as eating out has been impossible and all my local takeaways although lovely, serve mainly pizzas and kebabs. This…

The Royal Clipper

After our week in Barbados my husband had booked us onto our first ever cruise. Now I was very pessimistic about the whole thing, preferring to sit by a pool or on a beach all day doing what I want to do, but I admit I was pleasantly surprised. Yes we were near enough the…

Barbados. Spice, rice, rum and ice.

Never having been to the Caribbean, I wasn’t sure what to expect from the food on Barbados. I think I expected rice, fish and fruit. What we found was so much more exciting. We enjoyed everything from low key burgers and wings, to top notch sushi and shellfish. We stayed in a family run hotel…

Six by Nico, Liverpool

My husband booked us into this place for lunch. I was surprised then when he informed me that it was going to be a six course lunch on a Friday afternoon. It would appear this small chain of five restaurants picks a theme, creates a six course tasting menu based around it, sticks to that…