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Would you bet on yourself to lose weight? | DietBet diary post 1

Would you bet on yourself to lose weight? | DietBet diary post 1

This is the first of two posts for my DietBet Diary – click here for DietBet Diary 2 How much would you gamble on yourself to lose 4% of your body weight in 4 weeks? That’s what I am about to find out. I’ve invested, […]

What’s it like at The Bottle of Sauce Cheltenham? | National Dish Restaurant Review

What’s it like at The Bottle of Sauce Cheltenham? | National Dish Restaurant Review

The Bottle of Sauce Cheltenham has been open for nearly year, celebrating it’s first birthday this Christmas, but is it still any good – that’s assuming it once was? I didn’t go ‘The Sauce’ when it first opened, everyone was talking about it – which […]

Roasted flap of Lamb with rosemary and garlic | National Dish Recipe of a boned rolled shoulder of lamb

Roasted flap of Lamb with rosemary and garlic | National Dish Recipe of a boned rolled shoulder of lamb

Roasted flap of lamb doesn’t sound particularly appetising, but it is stunning. A shoulder of lamb is a fine cut, but when you buy it de-boned and rolled, it looks gross and would fool anyone in to thinking it’s a shit cut….wrong. Cooking it in […]

Indian dry spiced crispy duck breast with char-grilled peach, crusted paneer and hot green salad of spinach, peas, asparagus and beans | National Dish India

Indian dry spiced crispy duck breast with char-grilled peach, crusted paneer and hot green salad of spinach, peas, asparagus and beans | National Dish India

There aren’t lots of recipes around for Indian crispy duck. Most of you will know that Indian cuisine isn’t all wet curries, quite the opposite. The country is huge and the cuisine incredibly regional. I am partial to a Dhansak, and when I was in […]

What is it like to eat at New Moon Tapas in Clifton, Bristol? | National Dish Restaurant Review

What is it like to eat at New Moon Tapas in Clifton, Bristol? | National Dish Restaurant Review

What’s it like to eat at New Moon Tapas, Clifton, Bristol? First off, this restaurant is situated in a stunning part of Bristol. A great city which has attracted a lot of investment over the last 20 years, Bristol is going from strength to strength […]

How do you make homemade lemonade? | National Dish of England

How do you make homemade lemonade? | National Dish of England

  A British favourite – homemade lemonade, Mary Berry I am sure has made a fair bit of this. I had to post this one as I made it with the kids, they wanted to sell it in our village for and raise money for […]

What is it like to eat at Koj Cheltenham, in the Cotswolds? | Restaurant Review of Andrew Kojima’s Japanese Tapas place

What is it like to eat at Koj Cheltenham, in the Cotswolds? | Restaurant Review of Andrew Kojima’s Japanese Tapas place

Koj Cheltenham, popular Masterchef finalist Andrew Kojima’s new restaurant, is easy to miss, we’ll let you know if you should… Fronted with a large window, you’d be mistaken to think that it was another shop and mistaken you would be. It may be small, only about […]

What is it like to eat at Hotel du Vin, Winchester? Actually, you won’t believe our Restaurant Review #beatboxwaiter – VIDEO

What is it like to eat at Hotel du Vin, Winchester? Actually, you won’t believe our Restaurant Review #beatboxwaiter – VIDEO

The Hotel du Vin Winchester is a well established favourite, I have been a number of times and this visit made it worthy of review. My co-eaters were 7 well oiled ‘guys’ on a stag and following a competitive Go Karting session we felt lunch […]