Located in the south-west of France on the banks of the Rover Garonne is the industrial, student city of Toulouse. Toulouse was an impromptu break for us, based primarily on it being one of the cheapest flights available (under £200 for both of us) to a country with food that we love. We departed on 12th June and returned on the 15th. The Hotel We … Continue reading Toulouse
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.
Friday It wasn’t raining! Woohoo! With the nice weather (still wearing thick coats and gloves but still nice weather) we decided to do the most famous site – The Belfry Tower. We didn’t have to queue for that long and up the tower we went. The view was pretty great! After the Belfry tower, we went to the fun chips, sorry Fries Museum! Not as … Continue reading Bruges Part 3 / Brussels
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
Every year around or for my birthday I like to go on holiday. This year was no different and guess where I went? You probably worked it out from the title – Bruges! What a lovely place. Wednesday We went to Belgium via the Eurostar. Arrived in Brussels and from Brussels we took an hour train to Bruges. The whole journey took about 3 , … Continue reading Bruges Part 1
My girlfriend and I were lucky enough to be invited to go to Mahiki by her friend for a birthday of another friend (confusing right?). We of course said yes and our names were put on the guest list. For anyone that doesn’t know, Mahiki is a super trendy nightclub/bar in Mayfair, London. Regulars include Prince Harry. We got to the club just before 9 (half … Continue reading Mahiki and Lime Drizzle Cake
Long Time, No Speak I will try and change this! I am going to try and post three times a week! Two blogs like this and a third quick one which will only have a recipe on 🙂 Also I will include my many many failed recipes! Let us see if I can keep this up! Serves: 2 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 45 … Continue reading New Dawn – Piri Piri Stew
For Christmas 2014 I bought my girlfriend a make your own mozzarella gift set. We were unable to make it at our own flat as it required a pot that could hold 8 pints of milk! My girlfriend’s mum had such pot so last weekend we set about to make it. Initially the process started off well. We added the citric acid to the milk … Continue reading Mozzarella making and Smoked Salmon Soufflé
This will be the last post about 2014. For the Christmas period my girlfriend and I did lots of fun things. We went to a play called Neville’s Island. It starred Robert Webb Miles Jupp Neil Morrissey Adrian Edmondson The play was funny and fantastic. We also went to Winter Wonderland where I won a cuddly toy on a game for my girlfriend and had … Continue reading Last post, first post and a way to use up leftover pork.
Holiday from last year My girlfriend and I went to Geneva on holiday. Tuesday Night We went to a hotel near Gatwick airport, had a few pints and a meal (now becoming our usual nice way to start the holiday). Wednesday We woke up stupidly early and caught a flight to Geneva. We arrived at the hotel and was bumped up to a junior suite. … Continue reading Geneva