Afternoon Tea at St. Ermin’s Hotel London

London most certainly is not my favourite city in the world but a Bridal Shower is a special occasion.  Hotels have been one of my muses since I began travelling at the age of 12.  The art and craft that goes into a hotel in order to give you a new experiences has always fascinated […]

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Cottonopolis Food & Liquor: Where Stylish Meets Japanese Cuisine

It can confidently be said that Cottonopolis is one of the most fashionable in Manchester and not in a stuck-up way.  It is great for lunch, dinner, casual drinks or the beginning of a night out.  Cottonopolis is located on 16 Newton Street, Manchester M1 2AE in the Northern Quarter.   They have a Japanese inspired menu […]

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Country Cooking Month #5: Shallow Fried Chicken Burgers

I had another craving for fried chicken but this time on a burger and some fries.  Since I have been making a lot of bread recently I decided to make the buns myself. For the bread buns, you will need: Fried Chicken 2-4 chicken breasts (depending on how many people you’re making this for) Milk […]

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Country Cooking Month #4: Fresh Linguine

Yesterday I made linguine and it it was not as hard as I thought it was going to be.  Fresh pasta has to be my favourite thing I have made so far and it really does taste better than dry, ready made pasta.  After making this, I don’t think I will buy pasta again.   […]

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Happy World Gin Day: Iced Ginger, Lemon and Tropical Fruit Gimlet

To be honest, I had no idea it was World Gin Day but it was still early enough for me to participate and create something. Luckily, I had all of the ingredients I needed.  I based this cocktail on a gimlet which is one part sweet lime juice and 4 parts gin. I had the […]

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