You may have seen that the number of blog posts has dropped off in recent weeks. That is because Amy is going through the hell that is the end of 3rd year, with the delightful examinations and hand-ins that it brings. Unfortunately that means she doesn’t have time to blog, so you’re stuck with Rory … Continue reading Guest post: Arnero Restaurant
This weekend we went to visit our friends Tom and Sue up in Northallerton, so this review is of a pub we went to near there. I would recommend the area for a visit – Lovely greenery, and lots of nice countryside to relax in. Growing up in a small village really makes me appreciate … Continue reading The Coore Arms in Scruton, Northallerton
Third year of university is so much harder than I imagined, I don’t know whether this is because I went away and worked for a year, or whether second year was just easy (probably the latter), but I have never been so stressed! Unfortunately, due to this stress I haven’t had time to do any … Continue reading San Carlo Cicchetti
Round two at Don Marco (have a look at the restaurant here). You may remember a while ago we had plans to go to the acclaimed Don Marco, but after arriving and no recollection of our table, we decided it wasn’t worth the wait. But, we decided to give it another go. The ambience of … Continue reading Round 2: Don Marco
Lemon chicken skewers, sticky chicken skewers and patatas bravas recipes.
Weekends away really are lovely, just a few days in a new city seeing some friends is for me, the perfect way to spend it. On Saturday morning Rory and I travelled down to Cambridge to visit some friends for the weekend. I have never been to Cambridge (I think I went as a child … Continue reading Fabulously British weekend away in Cambridge
Skip straight to the recipe? As a child, we always used to make little crispy cakes, but I had never really experimented with all the different ingredients you could add to make these simple cakes even more incredible. Rory however had! This was great news for me as he showed me how by adding toffee … Continue reading Rory’s mars bar and marshmallow, toffee crispies
Skip straight to the recipe? Butternut squash is a vegetable I rarely ate until I met Rory. It always reminded me of pumpkins which I distinctly remember not enjoying. Then one night several weeks ago, Rory said he really liked squash, so I decided to try it. Cooking a fairly simple risotto from BBC good … Continue reading Roasted butternut squash, pepper and pea risotto
Rory and I have been officially ‘boyfriend’ and ‘girlfriend’ for a year, mental! How he put up with me over this year is beyond me but he has, and to celebrate we tried out Sakana in Manchester (check it out here). It is crazy the amount of incredible deals you can get in January, definitely … Continue reading Sakana Pan Asian, Manchester
Healthy cottage pie, beef mince with celery and carrots topped with cheesy sliced new potatoes finished in the oven.