Café Adagio, Croydon 

Soup and bread roll

My partner and I love a trip to Café Adagio on Lower Addiscombe Road here in Croydon. It is our very most local independent cafe and happens to be run by a really love guy. In fact my partner likes it so much he sometimes goes there without me to sit and read his book! There […]

Chicken And Sweetcorn Risotto

A fancier chicken and sweetcorn risotto compared to the past

People often ask me what my favourite dish is to cook or if I have a speciality and whilst I am not a trained chef and some of my techniques are a bit dubious risotto has to be up there and over the years I have been cooking there has been a marked improvement. Risotto […]

ASDA Smartprice Fish Fingers

I had a discussion with a few people on twitter recently about how good fish fingers sandwiches are and I was reminded about the time I made this sandwich. From there I just had to order some fish fingers and recreate it all over again. But fish fingers are something that I find are constantly […]

The Settle, Frome

Situated on Cheap Street, where there is a little stream that runs down the middle slightly lower than the cobbled street, it has been there for many a years. I am not completely sure when I first visited The Settle but I do remember several years ago going in with just my mum one morning. […]

Mac n Cheese

Sometimes all you want is comfort food. Or maybe that is just something I crave from time to time. But this weekend just gone that is all I wanted and it was really inspiring me to cook. Then I watched Josie’s vlog and it included her mac n cheese recipe (which do not just trust […]

Stumbling Around The Kitchen

Moving into a new property is always exciting but it also means getting used to new things, different layouts and finding storage solutions. And whilst I’m not a rookie in the kitchen and can do a variety of dishes and styles with a sense of confidence entering a new one to cook is still a […]