Skip to content
Home » Food


Afternoon tea in the Midlands

Afternoon tea in the Midlands

    Spring has arrived and Mother’s Day is coming up. It is time to start planning in some lunch dates with the ladies. There are some glorious spots to visit for Afternoon Tea in the Midlands and beyond. Here’s a list of some of my top picks. Great places to pause for refreshment in the midst of a busy day or to visit as a destination… Read More »Afternoon tea in the Midlands

    Summer Pavlova

    Summer Pavlova

      There’s no dessert which screams summer louder than a strawberry Pavlova, and I had to make one at the very first opportunity I had this year with some left over egg whites, having been experimenting with mayonnaise as part of a practical session at uni. Squeezing in this recipe between making three different kinds of pastry recipes was no mean feat but we managed to… Read More »Summer Pavlova

      Medicine in the Mailbox

      Medicine in the Mailbox

        This week I had the opportunity to head out to Medicine in the Mailbox and I took along my mum so that we could be ladies who lunch, I have to say it’s been a while since I’ve been able to do this and so it was a real treat for both of us. We were offered a choice of tables with the restaurant having… Read More »Medicine in the Mailbox

        JAQKS chicken - food review

        JAQKS chicken – food review

          This new chicken shop Jaqks is based in the awesome venue that is the Cube in Birmingham, and I have to say I was surprised to find out there was a chicken shop based in such a prestigious food venue, however having being given the opportunity to sample their wings I can see why they’re sharing a space in a building with Marco Pierre Whites… Read More »JAQKS chicken – food review

          Yakinori Solihull -  restaurant review

          Yakinori Solihull – restaurant review

            Yakinori is a Midlands based Japanese restaurant with (at the time of writing) four branches now open across the region. We were kindly invited to try a meal for two at the Touchwood shopping centre branch in Solihull. I originally came across the Poknori bowls on Instagram and they caught my attention as I’ve been searching for salad inspiration now I’m on a bit of… Read More »Yakinori Solihull – restaurant review

            Kouzina - Selfridges - A review of the Street Kitchen Brothers new Greek restaurant

            Kouzina – Selfridges – A review of the Street Kitchen Brothers new Greek restaurant

              Kouzina opened its brand new restaurant in Selfridges Birmingham in May of this year and I was invited along to a special evening to celebrate their launch. Nothing could have prepared me for the feast which I was about to experience. With holidays abroad still being off the cards, I’ve been proactively experimenting with all sorts of cuisines to transport me away to warmer climates… Read More »Kouzina – Selfridges – A review of the Street Kitchen Brothers new Greek restaurant