Author Archives: Becky

Korean Pop-Up Fundraising for Children’s Bereavement Centre

I am lucky to live in a wonderful community at this time of year our local online bulletin board is full of people raising money , gathering food for the foodbank. The lovely Inkyung who runs regular Korean cookery classes … Continue reading

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Nottingham Coffee Club

This month one of the independent cafe’s Spoke and Co in our neighbourhood. closed. A real community hub and conveiniently opposite the school for a post-school run coffee hit / mega-breakfast. It brought home how important it is to use … Continue reading

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Fishy Rice

My Dad was a very strange cook. But he did cook – a lot – he made is own pork scratchings in the microwave (Bacon rind full power 20 minutes – try it), fried his own Cod’s Roe, brought live … Continue reading

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Ugly Bread Bakery

No trip to the town centre with my six-year-old is complete without a trip to the Ugly Bread Bakery. A great place at the top of Hockley and now with a second venue on Market Street in Nottingham. The interior … Continue reading

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Tandoori Salmon with Roasted Garam Masala Chick Peas and Cabbage Salad

I would love to say I make my own spice blends but I actually buy them in bulk from my very well equipped corner shop or the supermarket.  Definitely, something to look into in the future and there are plenty of … Continue reading

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We are now heading into Autumn, which is my favourite season for walks and for food. It also means we take delivery of a whole lamb from Willoughby Farm also the home of some amazing chillis. They have a stall … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Chicken Kebab

We go through two massive white cabbages a week as we tend to have it instead of rice with curry’s and make homemade coleslaw. But a kebab salad is a classic.  Nothing nicer than a kebab, this is a delicious and … Continue reading

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Another? – Nottingham’s First Self Service Wine Bar

Admist a half term of entertaining kids and juggling work, a night out seemed a long shot. But you cannot pass up the opportunity to visit Nottingham’s newest wine bar and it’s first self-service one. Another? is located up a … Continue reading

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The Botanist

Out twice in two weeks,  it must be a record. But when a very well known cocktail bar opens in your neighbourhood and invites you to their launch it would be very rude to turn them down. The Botanists new … Continue reading

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Beetroot Burgers

We have burgers most weeks I love making my own. I kept reading about beetroot burgers being this big trend. So I wanted to try to make my own you can’t really have enough purple food!  I read a few … Continue reading

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