Cafes, Coffee, Food

The Green Wood Cafe, Ironbridge

I love getting foodie tips from friends in the know. My husband and I took a day trip to Ironbridge, and luckily for me, @thecoffeehuntdiaries recommended The Green Wood Cafe. The Green Wood Café is just outside of Ironbridge, in the Green Wood Centre. If you’re in Ironbridge to see the famous bridge, the café …

Food, Restaurants

The Bracebridge, Sutton Coldfield

The Bracebridge - Spaghetti Vongole

After a few lockdown walks in Sutton Park, The Bracebridge was high on my list of restaurants that I wanted to try when hospitality reopened. The restaurant’s terrace has reopened, so I booked a table for a date night. Getting to The Bracebridge The Bracebridge is inside Sutton Park, right next to the Bracebridge Pool, …

Food

Easy Picnic Ideas For Lazy Picnickers

Lazy Picnic Ideas

Originally, I’d planned to share some recipes for drinks to take on picnics, now that we can sit outside in groups of six again, but then I remembered that I’m lazy and that the likelihood of me mixing drinks to take on a picnic (and not end up them with them leaking everywhere) was pretty …

Arts and Culture, Lifestyle

What To Watch Now Rupaul’s Drag Race UK Season 2 Is Over

What To Watch Now Rupaul's Drag Race UK Season 2 Is Over

I’m in mourning for my Thursday evenings with Bimini Bon Boulash. If like me, you’re wondering what to watch now RuPaul’s Drag Race UK season 2 is over, look no further. Try some of these shows, movies, and documentaries to get your drag fix. Apart from the apparently never-ending season 13 of Rupaul’s Drag Race, …

Arts and Culture, Lifestyle

Podcasts That Will Make You Feel Smarter

Podcasts That Will Make You Feel Smarter

Podcasts that will make you feel smarter are one of the few positives about not being able to go anywhere at the moment. Like a lot of people, I’m dodging cabin fever by going for a walk every day, and the only reason I haven’t lost my mind walking around the same park every damn …

Food, Home Cooking

How To Buy Good Wine At The Supermarket

Supermarket-Wine

Can you buy good wine at the supermarket? If you’ve got time to go to a proper wine merchant or a good off licence, you know there’s an expert on hand to help you make a good choice, but if you’re standing in the wine aisle at the supermarket, staring blankly at the bottles, you’re …

Coffee, Food

How To Make Barista Style Coffee At Home

How To Make Fancy Coffee At Home featured image

If lockdown has meant you’ve had to curb your coffee habit, you might be missing your fancy barista coffee by now. If you’re usually a fan of a flat white, a sad instant coffee with a splash of milk just isn’t going to cut it. Luckily, there are some tricks to make barista style coffee …

Food, Home Cooking

Food Plating Tips For Home Cooks

How To Plate Food

After almost a year at home, even reluctant cooks like me have started to venture more into the world of cooking for ourselves. And of course, if you’ve cooked something and didn’t post it on Instagram, did it ever really exist? To get the likes in, you need food plating tips for home cooks. I’ve …

Food

Five Of The Best Ways To Feel Comfortable As A Solo Diner

feel comfortable as a solo diner

I eat as a solo diner a lot; mostly because few people want to go out to eat as often as I do. Usually, I’m perfectly happy eating alone, but now and again, you get staff who treat you differently or as though you’re a nuisance. Eating as a solo diner can be great. You …