I love having friends over for dinner and drinks. Which means I also like my dishwasher too. La Belle Assiette is a great service where you can host a dinner party and avoid the cooking and the washing up. And from my experience using the service, it seems that it also raises my dinner party game somewhat. I don’t think my friends could cope with my regular cooking and presentation skills in the future. Booking a dinner party is really easy…View Post
Food, cocktails, wine, and all that good stuff.
There have been a few times in my life when my eating habits have changed. I didn’t eat red meat until I was 24 when I tried kangaroo and beef steak on honeymoon in Australia. I also began my dairy free lifestyle a few years ago, though I have been lactose intolerant since I was born. My parents didn’t feel a need to tell me or change my diet and it wasn’t until I finally saw a doctor, dietician and…View Post
Since the 1st March, I have been on medication for my muscular and nerve pain and have been unable to combine these with alcohol. Doing so makes me pass out and exacerbates problems with my vision. Once I have been able to go out to events and social gatherings, always under the supervision of friends and family, I have been restricted to the mocktail menu and a lot of water. Usually, mocktails are an overly sweet affair and two seems…View Post
I don’t venture into Solihull as much as I would like to but on a recent visit there to show the area to my mum, we stopped for a bite to eat at Missoula. I’ve never been to a Missoula before and neither had my mum so we thought it would be nice to give it a go. The restaurant is a few minutes walk from the Touchwood shopping centre where we had parked and were shopping. The restaurant has…View Post
The spring menu at Malmaison Birmingham is a tasty two or three course affair depending on your choice. I went along to try how the spring menu measures up as a dairy-free diner and I had a really good experience. If you require a dairy-free option then it is best to let Malmaison know when you book the table. This gives them a chance to work out some alternatives for each course if needed. The spring menu has a number of…View Post