Most of us mourn the loss of Stock Exchange Bakery. A small room that was half filled with mixers, ovens and kitchen equipment, the other half given over to seating. Sadly they quietly packed off and left and we all waited with baited breath to see what would slip into place. I was informed via… Continue reading White’s Botanicals – Review
I started my own pudding club
As there is nothing more dull than relentless positivity, I thought I’d share with you a recent failure of mine. Of course, like most of my failures the dreaded sourdough was involved, but this time I was at least prepared for the experiment to go a bit wrong. I’ve been nailing traditional white, sourdough loaves… Continue reading Soughdough Hot Cross Buns, I make the mistakes so you don’t have to.
Nutmeg have been making quite the name for themselves in the last few months as one of the best Indian Restaurants in Bristol. Located in Clifton, Nutmeg offers modern Indian cuisine in opulent surroundings that eschews the more traditional curry house, flock wallpaper be gone! To showcase and celebrate the vast range of foods available across… Continue reading Nutmeg Nights – A Series of Tasting Menus and Events
Forget everything you think you know about baking bread. Think you need warm water? You don’t. Think you need a warm place to prove dough? You don’t. Think stirring sourdough starter with a metal spoon will kill it? It won’t. I headed over to The Thoughtful Bread Company in Bath to take part in a… Continue reading How to bake sourdough with The Thoughtful Bread Company, Bath
Working literally next door to one of the most well known burger places in Bristol (as featured in the Independent this week!) has been pure torture. Hot summer days with the office window wide open has sent me completely mad after hours of smelling the waft of burger and fries. The Burger Joint has been… Continue reading Review – The Burger Joint
Tucked away on the corner of Whitehall Road is a beautifully lit, cozy cafe bar owned and managed by Sam Espensen of Espensen Spirit fame. I popped in on a Thursday night for cocktails and bar snacks and was warmly welcomed by Sam and her team. The kitchen has been taken over by Pub Grub… Continue reading Bristol Spirit – Review