Miller and Carter, Hinckley

Miller and Carter, Hinckley

The A5 is becoming a well travelled road for us. After the superb stay at Sketchley Grange and a top meal at The Ryder...
The Ryder Grill at The Belfry

The Ryder Grill at The Belfry

Drifting away from our usual surroundings of the East Midlands, we took a detour down the A42 to Sutton Coldfield, around half an hours...
Strawberry Sorbet with Lemon Basil Cream, Crumble and Marinated Strawberries

Strawberry Sorbet with Lemon Basil Cream, Crumble and Marinated Strawberries

After grabbing our haul of fresh strawberries at Cattows Farm, I had to set about making something with them. I had a few ideas...
The Three Crowns, Wymeswold

The Three Crowns, Wymeswold

This review is a little too close to home. Well, I did used to live the distance of a Stuart Broad bowling action over...
Strawberry Picking, Heather

Strawberry Picking at Cattows Farm, Heather

Summer is here and so are the strawberries! Tennis last week at The Nature Valley Nottingham Open had put me in the mood for...
Street Food, Basel

Street Food in Basel, Switzerland

Normally you would arrive in Basel hungry for Fondue or Toblerone, not Pad Thai and Argentine steak. If that is the case, however, you...
The Red Cow, Leicester Forest East

The Red Cow, Leicester Forest East

Following a recent refurbishment at The Red Cow, we were kindly invited to come and try the new menu and take a look at...
Jacuzzi Spa Sketchley Grange Hinckley Leicestershire

Sketchley Grange Breakfast and Spa Day

Waking up in our Junior Suite we couldn't have been happier. The sun was shining and we had a day of spa action plus...
Eton mess Candy Floss Waffle and Scoop Leicester

Waffle and Scoop, Leicester

Where did all of these suddenly come from? Leicester city centre has become invaded by ice cream and gelato parlours, but is that really...
Lamb Restaurant Sketchley Grange Hinckley Leicestershire

The Garden Bar and Restaurant, Sketchley Grange: Second Night

Returning for round two of three course dinner in The Garden Bar and Restaurant brought us a good feeling. The staff on night one...
North Bar and Kitchen Leicester

North Bar and Kitchen, Leicester

Following a top weekend away at Sketchley Grange, Hinckley, we ventured back into Leicester in search of some Sunday lunch. For some time I...
elsbethenstuebli Basel

Elsbethenstuebli, Basel

What is the one food experience that you have to try in Switzerland? No not Toblerone, the other one...Fondue. Of course you can also...