Eat Up! by Ruby Tandoh

Front cover of hardbook copy of Eat Up!

Sometimes it is a quote deemed #Inspirational and other times it is just something you overhear on the train that can really refocus your thoughts on something. There can be times when those quotes or statements are the last thing you want to encounter, in many ways you want to carry on trudging through the […]

Updated Thoughts On Hello Fresh

Fish curry bowl

Back in February I decided it was time to try and make life a little bit easier by giving Hello Fresh a try. My hope was that it would take away the need to think up meals off the top of my head, write down a shopping list and then go and get those ingredients; […]

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 […]

Wonderful Chinese Takeaway, Croydon

With a name like Wonderful this Chinese takeaway is setting the bar right on up there. You expect everything to be brilliant, super tasty and great value for money. Given the reviews dotted around various takeaway apps it seemed that perhaps the name was rather fitting for once. My partner and I are not too […]

Vegetable risotto with cheese bake

A simple vegetable risotto with a breadcrumbed cheese bake (to make up for not having any cheese to put in the risotto).

An Update And A Return

I feel like I have let you all down. I disappeared without a trace for months on end and honestly have no good reason for it at all. I have gone to restaurants, tried out new recipes and discovered a collection of new brands, flavours and ingredients. A stand out is a South African pub […]

Vapianos

I wouldn’t normally even bat an eyelid at reviewing what some might call a chain restaurant. But there’s something about this place, its relaxed atmosphere, low key but sophisticated decor and delicious food that not only pulls me back time and time again but also excites me enough to share it with you. My most […]