Chef's move around. Especially in the beginning, when I was working in kitchens I realised that nobody was irreplaceable (except Beyoncé) and any one could up and leave at any second to go off on some new adventure... and yet, there has always been a sense of family in kitchens. Whether it's a whole team … Continue reading Sour Grapes.
Easter has come and gone and we have all returned back to work after our long weekends. I have those now. I did however take a moment to think about all of my chef friends or anyone stuck in hospitality this weekend. Roast after roast, booked up, slammed, tired and testy. I sat in the … Continue reading Sunday Lunch – The British Essential.
Brunch. I love brunch, it's not quite lunchtime but breakfast has passed! Awesome! Brunch! I love having name for times I can eat.. so why I ask.. do we not have Linner? Or Dunch!?! What if I miss lunchtime but it is far too early for dinner? But I'm hungry, because I'm always hungry.. Therefore … Continue reading A very serious question
I am about to get very serious about another passion of mine. Getting into bed, snuggling up in a stupid amount of cushions and blankets, with a good cup of tea and a bowl of something chocolatey. so here are 3 of my favourite films about food.. now they are not in countdown order because … Continue reading 3 of my favourite films set in the food industry!
Good morning! just a brief post to let you all know that i will be posting some reviews on branded food products soon.. i have been contacted as an up and coming food blogger to write some funny words about food related things and have them send me a few quid. and as you know.. … Continue reading Product testing!
I quit my job. I ama taking an extended break from the industry of hell and heaven. As I have decided to call it. Hospitality is stressful. we are not saving lives, we are not curing the world of disease or stopping wars and yet, people take it very badly if you do not do … Continue reading In need of inspiration
It's that time of year when ever parent, guardian and sibling is baking! Christmas certainly brings out the Mary berry in us all don't you think? Now I am a keen baker/follower/jumper of bandwagons so last year when I saw all these gingerbread houses popping up I immediately ran to the shops to by a … Continue reading Cooking with kids – Christmas edition!
It would appear that some people do actually read the junk I write! As demonstrated by a rather angry and complementary (strange combination) lady who said she liked reading my blog but was disgruntled with the lack of posts!! Well I promise that I will reciting this immediately!!! And can I just say how fri … Continue reading I am rubbish!!
Or as I like to call them.. Little devils. So the summer holidays have been well and truly upon us for a week now and as any parent or guardian knows the kids need to be entertained!! However most of us have done anything and everything exciting we can think of in the first week … Continue reading Kids as commis chefs
So I have not written a blog post for a very long time and I am very very sorry for anyone who actually reads this but in fairness I have had a pretty tough month.. I started a new job. A challenging and exciting job for which was proud and happy to get. I was … Continue reading Experienced only need apply…