Tag: sweet

Desserts Bottomless brunch Nottingham Hilton
After recently celebrating 100 years as an operational hotel chain, The Hilton welcomed us back for a newly launched experience - a Bottomless Prosecco Brunch. The Brunch is a 90 minute period of unlimited Prosecco and two courses of your choice. Eton mess...
Gordon Ramsay Lemon Pizza
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pGHLv5a1jg Gordon Ramsay, Gino D’Acampo and Fred Sirieix recently took a journey through Italy, France and Scotland - with hilarious consequences. The show, broadcast on ITV, was like cookerys answer to Top Gear.   During a...
Chocolate Parfait with Caramel and Raspberry Popcorn
  Recently, a company by the name of Popcorn Shed kindly sent me a package. This package contained various flavours of sweet and savoury popcorn. This got me thinking. Could I create a recipe that includes this unique popcorn? You bet I could.

The Square, London

The Square, London
Restaurants over 20 years old holding two Michelin stars are a rare sight these days around London so today we thought we'd go and visit one. Phil Howard has been at The Square over half his life after stints with the legendary Marco Pierre White at Harveys and Albert...
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...
Bubble Waffle YeeKwan
  Instagram is going nuts for them, Pinterest is featuring them, Chinatown tourists are eating them, so what are they? Bubble Waffles of course! But, how do you make them?   First off, you need a machine. Don’t close the page at this point though, trust me, they are highly inexpensive. Just...
Gelato Village, Leicester
The heatwave shows no sign of ending so to bring our temperatures down a bit, we headed to an ice cream parlour in the St Martin's area of Leicester city centre. Gelato Village came to Leicester in 2014 but it’s taken us until now to discover the place, better...

Santa Lucia, Churros

Santa Lucia, Churros, San Sebastian
The ultimate Spanish breakfast has to be churros. What exactly are they? Churros are the Spanish equivalent of doughnuts. Long sticks of fried dough, coated in sugar and served with a mug of thick hot chocolate. The breakfast of champions. Searching for churros in San Sebastian didn’t turn up too...
Chin Chin Labs, Soho
Nitro-Ice cream isn’t just confined to the kitchens of Heston Blumenthal. This phenomenon is actually readily available to purchase on the streets of London. A company by the name of Chin Chin Labs Soho have a stall at Camden Lock dedicated to this new wave ice cream made by...
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...
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 circulating around a sorbet, a strawberry crumble and a sundae so I decided to go for a halfway point between all three. Fresh strawberries are...
Sous-Vide Dulce de Leche Cheesecake
Flip back to 2016 when I sat down at a strangers table for a true taste of what an Argentine family gathering is all about. The dessert came in the form of a dulce de leche cheesecake, a pudding that couldn’t have been worse timed after stuffing my face...