Blue Mango, Birmingham

A recent four-day work event led to me staying in Birmingham city centre for several nights over Easter. After a super-early start and a crazy day, a group of us headed out for some much needed sustenance. As we were staying at the Hyatt, we didn’t fancy trekking too far from the hotel so decided…

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Win with Life in Full Flavour! A signed copy of The Black Farmer cookbook

If you've seen my recent review of the new Pulled Pork sausages from The Black Farmer, you'll quickly gather that I am a fan of this brand. I applaud the ethos behind the products, which celebrates British farming and commits to using ethical, RSPCA assured British meat. It's also one of the more accessible (but…

Black Farmer Pulled Pork sausages

Being a strong advocate of the humble British banger, I’m always keen to look for sausages that meet my high expectations. I tend to be picky when shopping for sausages, and only choose those with very high meat content, which means buying certain brands or a trip to a butchers. The Black Farmer range has…

Strawberry Sparkle and Strawberries & Cream cocktails

When the Co-op asked me to be part of their Valentine’s cocktail campaign I was delighted . As an old romantic at heart, who enjoys the odd tipple, it seemed a great idea to me to combine these together to create a yummy lovey-dovey drink. With a theme of Valentine, I decided to base my…

Honey Mustard and Garlic Pork with noodles

Cooking fresh and healthy meals is really important to me. But sometimes after work, when I'm tired, being in the kitchen for ages is the last thing I feel like. That’s why I'm such a huge fan of my wok – a few minutes stir frying a concoction of ingredients and you’re ready to eat.…