Plans for Serbia

My friends, wife and I are doing a tour of the Balkans (Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Serbia) We agreed that we would each research a country each and I chose Serbia We shall be travelling to Serbia from Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina,. Below are the travel options Serbia Facts The currency is Serbian Dinar Serbia were in the world cup 2018 but were knocked … Continue reading Plans for Serbia

Flaky pastry pesto chicken with Madeira jus

This flaky pastry pesto chicken is so simple and delicious! Serves: 2 Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Difficulty: Easy. Ingredients: Flaky Pesto Chicken: Sheet of ready rolled puff pastry (cold) 2 skinless chicken breasts 2 heaped teaspoons green pesto Madeira Jus: 2 tbsp Madeira 250ml chicken stock Knob of butter 1 shallot, finely diced Few sprigs of thyme Few sprigs of rosemary Salt … Continue reading Flaky pastry pesto chicken with Madeira jus

Wordscribe

Wordscribe is a fun word describing game which I have designed for Android! Describe as many words in 60 seconds to your teammate.For every correctly guessed word you are awarded a point. For every pass, a point will be deducted. The team with the most points wins!! With over 3000 words, there’s plenty of chances to test everyone’s knowledge! There are 8 fantastic categories to … Continue reading Wordscribe

Iceland

This is a guest post from my wife. Enjoy 🙂 I turned 30 on 1st February (woo…) and my husband and I decided to go away for it as a treat. I’ve always wanted to go to Iceland (and hopefully see the Northern Lights!) so we booked to go from 31stJanuary-4th February 2018.  Below is what I learnt with some tips along the way…   Getting there with … Continue reading Iceland

Korean Fried Chicken

Addictive, spicy chicken wings! Serves: 4 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 8 minutes per batch Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: Wings: Pack of chicken wings, Split into wingettes and drumettes 125g flour 1 tbsp cornflour ½ tsp baking powder A big pinch of salt 1 tbsp sesame seedds Sunflower oil, for frying Sauce: 4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1 large thumb-sized piece of ginger, peeled … Continue reading Korean Fried Chicken

Beer Battered Crispy Seafood

These blow battered cod out of the water! This is a great starter to serve with a lovely cold beer Serves: 2 Prep Time: 10 minutes + 10 minutes chilling Cooking Time: 15 minutes Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: 150g plain flour 100ml beer (we used Birra Moretti) 150ml cold sparkling water 100g raw prawns, peeled and deveined 100g raw squid rings Sea salt and pepper Vegetable … Continue reading Beer Battered Crispy Seafood

Bubbledogs

Bubbledogs Located on the upper end of Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, sits the Hot Dog and Champagne restaurant aptly named Bubbledogs, which my wife and I visited recently. Typical of London trendy restaurants, the interior had a laid-back vibe – brick walls, wooden walls, wooden floors and high benches to sit at. Food Bubbledogs has a great variety of hot dogs on offer (below) and customers … Continue reading Bubbledogs

Seafood Risotto

Tried this dish in the restaurant Strada, loved it and recreated it. Just as delicious as the restaurants version! Serves: 2 Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cooking Time: 35 Minutes Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: Pack of cooked seafood including prawns, squid and mussels (Ours was from Sainsburys) 150g risotto rice 1 onion, diced 2 rashers of pancetta, diced 1 carrot, diced 1 red pepper, diced 500ml of … Continue reading Seafood Risotto