My parents, wife and I recently dined at Swinfen Hall and it was amazing! Swinfen Hall is located in Lichfield and it is a beautiful 18th-century country mansion house It was a beautiful sunny evening and we were lucky enough to sit, drink and eat on the terrace. The food was delicious, our selections are below The amuse bouche was a lovely Beetroot Tartlet. The awesome … Continue reading Swinfen Hall
Hello old friend, it’s been a while! We are delighted to announce that FADHoppers is back with a fresh new theme, new URL and lots of exciting new recipes and reviews! We hope you enjoy… Continue reading FADHoppers is back!
Serves: 2 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 2 sweet potatoes cubed 2 tsp ras-el-hanout, or a mix of ground cinnamon and cumin 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts< 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion thinly sliced 1 garlic clove, crushed 200ml chicken stock 2 tsp clear honey 1/2 Lemon, juice of handful green olives and kualamata olives, pitted Method: Boil the sweet … Continue reading Moroccan Chicken with Sweet Potato Mash
Hi 🙂 Serves: 2-4 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 1 hour Ingredients: 4 pancetta rashers, diced 2 medium carrots, finely chopped 1 1/2 stick of celery, finely chopped 1 large onion, roughly chopped 3 bay leaves 1 heaped teapsoon oregano 4 garlic cloves, sliced 1 tbsp tomato puree 1 tbsp red wine vinegar 200g red lentils, rinsed 1 litre chicken stock Salt and Pepper … Continue reading Lentil and Pancetta Soup
My girlfriend’s dad and his wife came to visit us in London for the weekend. They arrived around midday and we were for lunch at Ceviche. The food is Peruvian and delicious! The dishes are tapas sized. We ordered Plantain Chips Sea Bass Ceviche Best Dish – It was Amazing! Scallop Ceviche Octopus and Chorizo Have to barbecue some octopus – it is amazing! Lomo … Continue reading Ceviche and Book of Mormon and everything else nice.
I work in Central London and in a 20 minute proximity, there must be dozens of burrito takeaway places, which are all very similar but subtely different. For example, they may have different rice – red rice, white rice with corriander etc, they may offer jalapenos or not, may offer different sizes etc. This is the list of burrito places I’ve been to Wrap It … Continue reading Burritos and Mexican Red Rice
So my girlfriend and I have found another flat to buy! Yey! Hopefully we will be more successful this time around. After our attending our mortgage meeting a few weeks ago (which has since got approved) we decided to go for a few drinks and a meal in the ever amazing Clapham Junction. We started with some drinks at Brewdog. Brewdog is relatively new to … Continue reading Hana & Brewdog
Thursday Woke up feeling a little worse for wear and the weather didn’t fill us with enthusiasm and energy as it was raining. However, this would not stop us enjoying the holiday! The first thing we did was visit the chocolate museum. It was a little fun museum where we learnt about chocolate with the help of a chocolate mascot! Facts In earlier times when … Continue reading Bruges Part 2
New Feature – My Failures – You will get bored of these This dish was BBC Good Food Link is http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/518638/rosemary-chicken-with-ovenroasted-ratatouille People liked it on Good food but we did not. We thought it was bland but that was probably my fault as I was stingy with seasoning. I should have added way more seasoning, less tomatoes and more flavour in terms of herbs and … Continue reading FAIL – Chicken with Ratoutille
New Feature – Recommending other blogs 🙂 This will be my first – Le Petite Pancake! I was looking for a Korean Beef BBQ recipe and came across this great blog. I tried the recipe in the blog and it tasted amazing! I’d like to try the Beef Empanadas and other recipes too. The only problem is the last post was in April 2014. Ohwell … Continue reading Blogs and Korean Beef BBQ