Tag: bread

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...

The Bertinet Bakery, Bath

The Bertinet Bakery, Bath
Somewhere on my vast bookshelf is a cookery book dedicated to pastry. This book is by a man called Richard Bertinet, owner of a bakery in the side streets of Bath. Bertinet’s book is simple and informative and has always stayed in my mind. I headed to his bakery...
St Nicholas Market, Bristol
Street food is sweeping the UK at an alarming rate. Bristol just happens to be one of those cities at the epicentre of this movement. St Nicholas Market is a spot in the heart of this huge city where the top traders operate, we just had to check it...
Wine tasting Majestic Wine Leicester
Free wine tasting you say? Well there’s an event with my name on it. We had the good fortune to come across Majestic wines advertisement for a wine tasting evening at their place in Leicester, a chance to sample some of their concierge collection of wines, available by subscription....

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 Garden Bar and Restaurant, Sketchley Grange
All meals during our two-night stay at Sketchley Grange would be accompanied by dinner in the restaurant. The restaurant is located just behind the actual bar. A menu stands in the doorway and a friendly member of staff is on hand to escort you to your table. Booking is...
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 go for raclette which is similar to fondue just with a huge wedge of cheese being melted under a hot grill and scraped onto your...
Something that i’ve always wanted to do is cook abroad. I love restaurants and street food but to pass up the cracking selection of ingredients in the markets around Europe is just crazy. While in Colmar we were staying at the Appart’hôtel Odalys La Rose d’Argent which houses a...
L'Atelier 116, Strasbourg
Cake for breakfast? Well, we are on holiday. Many a Brit would opt for beer abroad but not us, we fancied something a little sweeter to kick off our day in Strasbourg. We arrived in the city around mid-morning and found ourselves, after a tram ride, in the middle...

Flatbread

flatbread
If you haven’t got hours to set aside to make bread, the good news is, you don’t need to! These flatbreads are done in under 30 minutes and go superbly well with greek style gyro’s or to serve simply with your favourite Indian, Mexican or Moroccan food - the...

Pan Per Focaccia, Genoa

Pan Per Focaccia, Genoa
Take away pesto, seafood and Colombus just what is Genoa’s other claim to fame? Focaccia of course. Stroll along down the Via San Lorenzo in the old part of town and you’ll find a street heaving with places selling ice cream and foccacia hot out of the oven. These...