New Year Resolutions

  • Can I recycle this? The confusions around our takeaway trash

    Can I recycle this? The confusions around our takeaway trash

Review: A stay at London’s greenest budget hotel, QBic

If you’re looking for a great budget hotel in central London, I’ve found a real gem for you. It’s cheap, quirky, and well-located – but it’s the hotel’s green credentials which really set this forward-thinking business apart.

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The Early Bird Bakery has launched a temporary pizza pop up

Not only doThe Early Bird Bakery in Roath hand roast all of their Coffee in house, make all of their fresh breads and cakes on the premises, and do a mean fried breakfast – they also nurture up-and-coming young talent via an apprenticeship scheme, and it’s these young upstarts who are the focus of a new monthly pop-up.

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Recipe: Homemade Mulled Wine with Sloe Gin

Spurred on by memories of slurping hot sweet wine in European Christmas Markets, I have been trying a out a few traditional European ‘Glühwein’ recipes, and this one is pretty fail-safe.

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Recipe: Italian Fegatelli (Faggots) wrapped in bacon

I was lucky enough to get hands-on making a fabulous faggot recipe (thanks Native Breeds) with lots of foraged herbs and botanicals (thanks Forage Fine Foods). For those who prefer to use standard store cupboard ingredients, here’s an adaptation of the recipe that works just as well.

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