Tag: beetroot

The Ritz Restaurant, London
Fewer restaurants in London can boast a more breathtaking dining space than The Ritz Restaurant. A deserving holder of 1 Michelin Star, finally awarded in the 2017 guide, The Ritz Restaurant is one of the most popular places in the capital when it comes to spoiling oneself. 
Purnells, Michelin star restaurant Birmingham
Birmingham is home to a handful of Michelin Starred restaurants. Purnells was one of the very first to achieve a star back in 2009 and has continued to hold it ever since. We headed along for lunch, our first Michelin lunch in The Midlands.   Glynn Purnell is known for his...
Dining at Ye Olde Bell
Our first night at Ye Olde Bell came with a three course meal in the St Leger Bistro-by-the-Bar. Usually, guests would dine in the 1650 restaurant but as this was a Sunday evening, the restaurant was closed. The bistro however provides the same menu as the restaurant and presumably...

Kitchen W8

Kitchen W8, London
Where in London can you get a three course lunch for £28 with a Michelin Star? The answer is this place, Kitchen W8. I’m a big fan of Phil Howard (previously of The Square, now Elystan Street) who part-owns Kitchen W8. Looking through the menu, you can see glimpses...
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 drive away. The reason? We had been hearing good things about a certain place famous for golf, it even has hosted The Ryder Cup. Now,...
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 had been hearing great things about a small restaurant on Hinckley Road, famed for its modern British approach to fine dining with a French twist....
Beetroot Protein Brownies
  Brownies? On a DIET? Yep, apparently that’s alright. Joe Wicks continues to impress me in my quest for fitness and a potential beach bod. Joe’s way of taking foods that we all love - such as pizza’s, curries and other takeaway items - and making them a lot better...
Pork braised in Coffee & Sugarcane with Beetroot and Crème Fraiche
This is one of my most prized recipes from a trip to South America. I had this dish at restaurant iLatina in Buenos Aires, a ‘closed door’ venue which is only accessible by reservation. These types of restaurants were set up following the economic crisis in Argentina from people's...