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The Maharaja's Retreat Nottingham
The Calcutta Club is a restaurant in Nottingham that has been on our radar for a while now. Due to the insane popularity of this restaurant, the owners have had to open a new place. The brand new Maharaja’s Retreat sits just a few doors down on...
around the world in 80 gins
Gin is taking off in the UK in a big way. Never before has this product been so popular with so many different varieties now available. One company, based in Leicestershire, is taking its customers on a tour around the planet through the wonders of gin -...
The Tap and Run, Upper Broughton
Stuart Broad and his team are at it again. Two years after revamping and reopening The Three Crowns pub in the village of Wymeswold, a new venture with a cricket-themed title has recently opened its doors in nearby Upper Broughton - The Tap and Run.   Formerly The Golden Fleece, The...
pumpkin pie easy
      Halloween is fast approaching and the pumpkins are ready for picking. We headed back to Cattows Farm in our local area to check out this years crop. Earlier in the summer we came back with more fruit than we knew what to do with, this time we had to...

Chicken Satay Recipe

Pip and Nut Satay
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=N9Q9C6bdSoE In the above video, I mentioned that I was sent a few products from Pip and Nut to try. Pip and Nut are a company specialising in all things nut related, encouraging customers to get creative in the kitchen - I was more than up for that challenge.   I...

Pamson Grill, Leicester

Pamson Grill Restaurant Leicester Pakinstani food
If a good curry is what you’re after then Leicester isn’t a bad place to start. We have an abundance of cracking eateries specialising in top class Indian cuisine. When it comes to Pakistani cuisine, my experiences currently rank at zero. Step forward the newly opened Pamson Grill on...
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....
Northern Thai Sausage
During our trip to Asia we stopped for three days in Bangkok. The vast range of tasty street food in the Thai capital is quite overwhelming at first, so to combat this we compiled a list of Thai specialities that we wanted to try. One of these was something...

Mong Kok Market

Mong Kok Market, Hong Kong
Mong Kok Market Canton Road, Mong Kok From the window of our hotel room up in the clouds at The Cordis in Mong Kok we could identify two rows of bright umbrellas each sheltering the stalls of a busy market. One afternoon curiosity got the better of us and we marched...
Tamarind Duck with Noodles
Asian dishes tend to be quick and easy to do, especially when using a wok. The benefit of the wok is the heat retention and shape allowing food to be cooked in a matter of a couple of minutes. This is a quick and easy dish of duck with...