Quill, Manchester – restaurant review

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  I’m not one for frippery; I’m that one who nods sagely along to Masterchef when Greg lambasts a contestant for putting things on plates he can’t eat. I’m with you Greg, if I can’t eat, why the hell have […]

Living with Hypoparathyroidism

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This month I learned a new word: hypoparathyroidism. Not only is it quite a mouthful, but that one word has made me evaluate how every single piece of food I consume is linked directly to the health and wellbeing of […]

The taking of a freebie

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Recently there has been an enormous amount of hand wringing, commenting, denigration and argument about whether accepting a free meal/product invalidates your opinion as a writer. The instigator of the most recent blather was the doyen of eating out whilst getting paid for […]

Dining Alone

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I’ve never dined alone before – this statement doesn’t count the hours I while away in coffee shops, the sushi I grab for my lunch or the food eaten al desko – to qualify, this statement relates solely to evening restaurant dining; table for […]

Competition time!

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What’s your favourite spring time risotto? Spring is springing, birds are singing and we’ve got a corker of a competition for you. In collaboration with Essential Cuisine Home Chef Stocks (for more on their wonderful products check here), Noshy wants […]