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Evil UHT milk

Evil UHT milk

One of my abiding primary school memories is of those days in deep winter, when snow or frost tinged the Colne Valley hills and our..

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La Vinya Nova

Some days in life are just pure magic and this weekend’s visit to La Vinya Nova was one of them.

As the bus drops you at the side of the..

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Federal

Federal has undoubtedly been the hottest, new kid on the block since it opened in the sticky summer months of last year. If you wandered..

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Alfajores

Like my dad I’m rather partial to a biscuit, especially with a steaming cup of tea or a freshly brewed coffee. I can hear him now, saying..

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Baluard’s bakery

Baluard’s bakery

Sleep deprivation from a 3 month old baby combined with looking after a 4 year old did not stop Anna Bellsolà, owner of Barceloneta’s

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Maoz

Maoz

It’s a rare day when I will sing exaltations about a chain of fast food outlets. I’m no fan of the generally poor quality, low..

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Betty Ford’s burgers

Betty Ford’s burgers

Betty Ford’s. Burger and Fries. Blumming Fantastic.

I could stop there but I will expand on my bold statement. The summer months have..

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‘Bolets’ season

‘Bolets’ season

Along with cloudier skies, the nip in the evening air, the blustery wind and recent, at times torrential rain, the other way of knowing..

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Tarte & Quiche

Tarte & Quiche

I achieved my 32nd birthday last Wednesday. I use the word ‘achieve’ as this is the literal translation of saying you ‘turned’ a certain..

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