There’s a new chef at the helm at the 5* St Davids Hotel restaurant, Tempus At Tides and he’s had his say on the new menu, too. On a drizzly Tuesday evening in June, I went to try out his cooking and see what this iconic waterfront hotel now has to offer the foodies of Cardiff.
From huge salads and veggie breakfasts, to meaty lamb burgers and cauliflower ‘steak’ – here is my second monthly round-up of where and what I’ve been scoffing over the last few weeks. Continue reading Burgers, Salads and Cauliflower ‘Steak’: Where and What I Ate in May
…or hipster breakfast pots as me and my other half like to call them Continue reading On the go: Easy, Portable Breakfast Jam Jars
I love to cook. Locking myself in the kitchen with my bluetooth speaker and a glass of vino has always been one of my favourite ways to relax. That being said, I’m the first to admit that even though I own more than 30 recipe books for browsing on the sofa, I rarely cook from them. Instead, I return to the same repertoire of tried and tested recipes over and over again – or end up throwing together an on-the-spot creation from whatever is left in my cupboards come dinner-time. Sometimes it works, sometimes I am very glad I live near all of the great take-aways in Canton!
Around this time 12 months ago, I had just returned from an absolutely epic trip to New Orleans, thanks to being invited to attend a friend’s wedding.
It’s only because Facebook is now spamming me with ‘memory’ posts that I realised that I never got around to blogging about our time spent in one of the coolest places on earth. So here I am, making up for it, with a round-up of how we spent 48 (well, more like 96) hours in New Orleans. Continue reading 48 hours in New Orleans: The Ultimate Party City
These days, I am really lucky in that I get to go to (and eat) so many great things on a weekly basis, and whilst I do Tweet and Instagram pretty much everything that happens to me (much to the annoyance of all of my friends), not all of it manages to make its way on to the blog. Continue reading Pizza, Pasta and Curry Pie: Where and what I ate in April
After more than a decade in business, popular Vale of Glamorgan hotspot Oscars of Cowbridge has been given a bold new makeover. Continue reading Lunch at the new look Oscars of Cowbridge
Brother Thai – one of my favourite Cardiff street-food traders – have teamed up with the owner of a secret location in Cardiff City centre to create a unique foodie paradise.
WWF have this week released a report which indicates that nearly half of all natural and mixed World Heritage sites are threatened by harmful industrial activities. These hugely valuable sites, which protect fragile environments and provide vital resources to millions of people, are at risk worldwide from threats ranging from oil and gas exploration to mining and illegal logging. Continue reading WWF reports that half of World Heritage Sites are at risk – but you can help