Starting Up Hello Fresh

Hello Fresh is something that I had seen around for a long time through adverts and social media but until recently I had not encountered anybody in person that actually used them. There are people on social media, including one of my favourite lifestyle/beauty YouTubers, that get sponsored to cook Hello Fresh on their channel […]

Simple Cheesy Nachos

Cheese and carbs; forever my biggest weakness. If it is not mac ‘n’ cheese then it is lasagna or some other delightful combination. Today it just happens to be some super simple but delightfully tasty cheesy nachos that also come in at a super cheap price point with minimal effort required making it a winner […]

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 […]

The Dock, Cardiff Bay

There is a lot of history in Cardiff and not just the obvious and visible things like the castle but also the bay has a lot of immigrant history that my historian partner was keen to tell me about as he suggested we walk down to the bay from the city centre. As always walking […]

Yeo Valley’s Rhubarb And Custard Yoghurt

Rhubarb and custard is one of my top flavours and scents so when this found its way into the fridge I was delighted. It used to be a yoghurt flavour that was fairly easy to get hold of but has escaped my eye line in recent years and had hopes that it would send me […]

The Builders Arms (Croydon)

The Builders Arms is a very common name for a pub. There are two in Croydon and there is a another one called The Joiners Arms. They clearly used to aim for specific types of people to share their products with, or more likely, wanted something other than The Cricketers which is also a very […]

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 […]