Girls guide to a 28-day jumpstart meal plan

A bowl full of fruit and muffins.

How to lose weight in 28 days I have seen lot of jumpstart meal plan websites and apps recently. These types of diets often involve a combination of dietary changes, exercise routines, and sometimes additional lifestyle modifications. They may claim to provide rapid results within a relatively short timeframe, like 28 days. However, it’s important … Read more

How long does leftover turkey last in the fridge?

A table with a lot of food on it.

Navigating Christmas Turkey: A Comprehensive Guide to Cooking, Storing, and Safely Enjoying Every Bite Christmas is synonymous with a well-prepared turkey, but ensuring safety in the kitchen is equally important. Astonishingly, 400,000 people in the UK report post-Christmas food poisoning cases every year. As a food teacher, I’m here to provide practical insights to make … Read more

Six by Nico – Birmingham

A man and woman standing in front of the six nico restaurant.

Exploring the Hottest Addition to Birmingham’s Food Nico has arrived, and Birmingham’s culinary landscape is abuzz with the opening of Six by Nico at 81 Colmore Row. The long-awaited establishment promises affordable and innovative cuisine, and our recent visit left us delighted. The Concept:This evening’s six-course tasting menu at Six by Nico Birmingham not only … Read more

Healthy Living Starts in the Kitchen: Cooking for Wellness

Cooking for Wellness-A plate with meat, vegetables and mashed potatoes.

Embracing wellness begins with the choices we make in our kitchens. Curating a menu that is both nutritious and delightful is an essential step towards a healthy lifestyle. In this journey of culinary wellness, we explore the 3 nice homemade meals, highlighting the benefits and unique spins on these classic dishes. The Joys of Homemade … Read more

Caribbean Cuisine for Kids: Must-Try Dishes and Local Delights

A plate of biryani on a wooden table.

The Caribbean is not only a tropical paradise with glorious golden-sand beaches and warm, turquoise waters but also a fantastic destination for foodies and gourmets, with the local cuisine offering a delightful array of flavors and dishes. When embarking on an affordable cruise ship vacation to the Caribbean with your family, one of the highlights is undoubtedly … Read more

Gauchos Birmingham – Review

A review of Gauchos Birmingham, where a succulent steak is served on a plate adorned with delicious vegetables.

Nestled in Church Street just off Colmore Row which is a thriving hub for foodies of the city. This restaurant is an Argentinian styled steak restaurant and is a real treat to experience so here’s my Gauchos Birmingham review. Gaucho opened its first Argentinian restaurant in London in 1994, taking inspiration from Argentina with a … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more