Cookbooks, Food

Cooking Through A Cookbook

Cooking through a cookbook

I’m going to embark on an epic culinary challenge. Cooking through a cookbook. A whole one. I’ve been reviewing restaurants and writing about food for a few years now, but I’ve often joked that I’m a weirdo food blogger who doesn’t actually cook. People usually take this to mean that I can’t cook, which is …


Is It Safe To Stay In An Airbnb During COVID-19?

Is it safe to stay in an airbnb during covid-19

After months at home, and holidays cancelled left, right and centre, we’re all in need of a bloody break. I don’t want to fly abroad yet, so I’m all about the UK break. I’ve been busily stalking many an Airbnb, but is it safe to stay in an Airbnb during COVID-19? Like most things during …


Five Birmingham Restaurant Deals To Try In September

Birmingham Restaurant Deals

Missing Eat Out To Help Out? Me too. Luckily for us, there are still some fab Birmingham restaurant deals going on throughout the city across the rest of September. Here are some of the best ones for you to take advantage of. Fiesta Del Asado Fiesta Del Asado have launched a Special Eat Out September …

Food, Restaurants

Review: Noel’s Bar and Restaurant

Noel's Bar tagliatelle

For the last day of Eat Out To Help Out, my husband and I headed out for a date night to Noel’s Bar and Restaurant. I’m always on the lookout for restaurants that offer late bookings, so I can be sure I can eat without someone’s kid squawking at the next table and Noel’s delivered …

Food, Home Cooking

AD – The Five Best Healthy Desk Breakfasts


Ad – this post contains gifted items. These products are marked with an asterisk (*). I’ll admit it; I’ve never been much of a breakfast eater. I bloody love brunch, but on a regular workday, I’m usually not interested in anything other than a coffee until I’ve been awake for a few hours. That said, …


How To Keep Helping Businesses After Eat Out To Help Out Ends

Eat Out To Help Out

The Eat Out To Help Out scheme is currently set to end on the 31st of August, but the hospitality industry still needs our help. There are lots of ways you can keep helping businesses after Eat Out To Help Out ends. Keep Showing Up If you can afford it, keep showing up, even if …

Disney, Travel

Six Reasons You Should Visit Disney Without Kids

Visit Disney Without Kids

Who remembers that amazing rant from last year from that mother who was furious that childless couples go to Disney parks? In case, you missed it, here’s the post that started it all, from Twitter user @jenkatwrites. As an immature millennial who loves to spend my money on both useless crap AND trips to Disney …

Casual Dining, Food

Eat Out To Help Out in Birmingham: Pasta Di Piazza

Aspragus Risotto - eat out to help out in Birmingham

Who doesn’t love a bargain lunch with friends? Last week, I headed out for a Monday lunch date with some friends, which ended up being a bloody bargain, thanks to the Eat Out To Help Out Scheme. I love a Monday adventure. Mondays are obviously the worst day of the week, so a nice treat …

Bars and Pubs, Casual Dining, Food

Eat Out To Help Out in Birmingham: Tierra Tacos At Cork And Cage

Tierra Tacos

One of the big advantages of the Eat Out To Help Out scheme is being tempted into trying some new-to-you places, and getting some pretty budget friendly nights out. I don’t spend a lot of time in Stirchley, which is pretty criminal of me, as loads of my friends live there, and there’s loads of …