• Recipes

    Vegan beef wellington

    I have to admit, I’ve never had a real beef wellington, but I have had other things wrapped in pastry and honestly, is there anything more decadent and delicious? It can instantly elevate any…

    January 31, 2017
  • Travel

    Tucson travels

    Last week I returned from aΒ trip back home to Tucson where I spent a couple weeks soaking up as much sunshine, burritos and tequila as my body could handle. Which, truth be told, wasn’t…

    January 18, 2017
  • Miscellaneous

    2016: A year in review

    It’s been a while since my last blog post, which is partly due to some things that have been out of my control. It’s always a bit weird over the holiday season anyway, but…

    December 30, 2016
  • Travel

    City break: Porto, Portugal

    I just returned from a very quick, 2-night trip to Porto and have to admit that I had zero expectations for this little city break. I did do a little bit of last minute…

    December 13, 2016
  • Miscellaneous

    Leicester vegan fair review

    On Saturday the Leicester vegan fair returned for the third and final time this year, this time taking up the space within Fullhurst College. I wasn’t sure what to expect this time around. The…

    November 22, 2016
  • Miscellaneous

    Mourning America

    On Tuesday my country elected Donald Trump as president… How do I even continue on from this sentence? What can I say that hasn’t already been said? I debated writing something, as some may…

    November 10, 2016
  • Recipes

    Chicken style seitan

    I have to admit I’ve only recently discovered seitan. Sure, I’ve eaten it in restaurants a number of times, but I was always too scared to try cooking it myself. I bought a bag…

    November 8, 2016
  • Travel

    The Kennard Hotel in Bath

    Hopefully you will have seen my previous post on my experiences in Bath, including some amazing food experiences and a lovely spa morning. I also wanted to do a separate review of the Kennard…

    November 1, 2016
  • Restaurant reviews Travel

    A weekend in Bath

    I just returned from a really lovely anniversary weekend in Bath. For our 6th (6th!!!) wedding anniversary we decided to go somewhere new that neither of us has been – somewhere that is romantic…

    October 27, 2016
  • Vegan festivals

    The Leicester vegan fair preview

    The vegan fairΒ is coming to LeicesterΒ in November and will be held at the Fullhurst Community College this time rather than the covered market, but is sure to be a hit again if the previous…

    October 25, 2016