Holidays · Recipes

From Sea To Stomach – Mackerel Fishing In Dorset

We spent the Bank Holiday weekend in Dorset which is one of our favourite places in the world and where we got married last year. The weekend actually turned out to be very memorable for a variety of reasons. My dad, not a man usually familiar with the kitchen, baked his first ever cake without… Continue reading From Sea To Stomach – Mackerel Fishing In Dorset

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Courgette instead of pasta and cauliflower not rice

It’s summer – well it was – and we’ve been trying to eat lighter meals using seasonal ingredients. I’d read loads about replacing pasta with courgette as a healthier alternative so we thought we’d give it a go. We don’t eat a lot of pasta but every now and then we get a hankering for… Continue reading Courgette instead of pasta and cauliflower not rice

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Chiltern Firehouse – tasty but not special enough for the hype!

We did it! We got a table at Chiltern Firehouse! It took a bit of wrangling and a few terse emails regarding their non-existent booking policy but on Saturday we finally ate there. This Marylebone restaurant has been hyped up more than any other I can recall recently. It has had a steady stream of… Continue reading Chiltern Firehouse – tasty but not special enough for the hype!