Category: Food

  • Chicken and Bacon Pasta

    Chicken and Bacon Tagliatelle Recipe

    After all the in depth cooking of Christmas, here is a Quick and Easy Recipe with ingredients you may already have in stock. Bacon and Chicken is a great combination as the two meats flavour combine really well. Also Chicken and Bacon are relatively cheap to purchase. I believe that I cooked this meal with around […]

  • Vapiano DIsneyland Paris

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    Vapiano at Disneyland Paris has opened in the Disney Village

    We hit lucky again, Vapiano a NEW restaurant had opened at Disneyland Paris. I would have broken my neck to get these early opportunities when I podcasted and blogged on DisneyBrit. Vapiano, Disney Village Vapiano is a new Italian restaurant with chains through out the world, but this one was located in the Disney Village. […]

  • Zapatista Ridley Place

    Zapatista’s Festive Burrito Filling at Ridley Place

    We were getting into that Christmas spirit and while twisting tinsel onto the tree and cursing over broken fairy lights, we started to think about the Panto we were off to see at the Tyne Theatre (Beauty and the Beast). But then I started to think… food! Zapatista’s Festive Burrito We’re big Mexican food fans in […]

  • The Days of the Raj Gosforth


    The Days of the Raj – Gosforth

    The Days of the Raj has bee around in Gosforth (opposite Asda), for many years now. It is a sit in restaurant, but also serves up takeaway. I’ve got to admit that I have had a love hate relationship with the place. Last time I went to order the British meal of choice Chicken Tikka […]

  • Crab Rangoon Recipe

    Crab Rangoon Recipe

    We recently invited Samantha and Steve Rickleton and Chloe and Simon McGuirk over for cocktails and nibbles. The idea was to have a few themed cocktails and ideally some connected nibbles. My theme was Disney, but mainly the Disney World resort Hotels official cocktails and food. Then a Crab Rangoon recipe caught my eye. Just […]

  • The Jolly Fisherman on the Quay

    The Jolly Fisherman on the Quay

    Child Free Day After a lovely coffee in the Long play cafe we meandered up to town, grabbing some last minute crafty bits for Imogen’s party taking place that night.  After bumping into our neighbour Kim, and my sister in law Janice and her Mam in the space of 5 minutes, Alan came to the […]

  • PIzzastorm Newcastle

    Pizzastorm – Greys Quarter, Newcastle

    My eyes are opened nearly every time I go into Newcastle’s Town centre. Normally for good reasons. We’d headed into Eldon Square to get some new glasses. Don’t worry I did go to Spec Savers. Although I was surprised to see that Vision Express is next door with an almost identical glass shop front. Are […]

  • Fruity Christmas Cake

    A very Fruity Christmas Cake – Part 1

    For the past 6 years I’ve been baking our own Christmas cakes. I chose a random recipe and it was so fruity I felt it was miles better than any shop bought effort. With the amount of fruit in it it isn’t cheap, but then again, Christmas isn’t cheap! Ingredients 1.5kg of mixed fruit (sultanas, […]

  • Longhorns Jesmond

    Longhorns Jesmond

    Everyone I know… I mean EVERYONE, seems to have gone to Longhorns Jesmond, yet it’s seemed to pass us by. I’ve driven past it several times and spied through the window in the Newcastle City Centre one a few times. The actual visit was inevitably going to happen, but when! Longhorns Jesmond It was the […]

  • Bistrot Chez Rémy

    Bistrot Chez Rémy at Walt Disney Studios

    One of Disneyland Paris’ newest restaurants is based in the Walt Disney Studios Park. The restaurant is based upon where the animation Ratatouille left off. Rémy has his own restaurant and it cooking for you… his ratty chums! Before I step into the restaurant itself I just want to congratulate the Disney Imagineers for their […]