I admit to being a bit snooty about some restaurant chains; turning my nose up at faux Italian names and microwaved tapas. Tried once and never to return. However not all chains are created equal. Wahaca, Wagamama and Pho for example, are all places I happily revisit. And as of this week I add Turtle Bay to that list.
I’d heard good things about Turtle Bay, but we’d just not made it into one. Then a new branch opened and we were invited to try a taste of the Caribbean for ourselves at Turtle Bay Blackburn.
It’s been a couple of years since I’ve been into Blackburn centre and it is looking very smart with the newly created cathedral quarter looking great. Read More
Eating out is something we are lucky enough to be able to do regularly; whether it’s a quick local sushi tea when a freezer dive hasn’t defrosted or a Saturday ‘date night’ somewhere special. But what we don’t ever do is breakfast out.
To tempt me out for breakfast, it would have to be somewhere fairly close (I wake up hangry some days!), good choice and different to what I’d do at home (bowl of porridge or cereal, maybe toast when I’ve a bit more time). Read More
While having no intention of becoming vegetarians, we are always looking at ways to cut down our meat consumption and get more veg into our diets. So we try and limit red meat and have reduce the amount of processed meat; although I must admit that you will never wean me off bacon! So when these Goodlife Food vegetarian goodies were offered to me to try, I couldn’t resist. Read More
January. A time for New Year’s resolutions and diets. Well not for me it isn’t! I’ve no time for resolutions and like food too much for diets! Instead my New Year focus is getting my house in order and keeping it that way in the most painless, quick ways possible! With that in mind, I have teamed up with Hassle.com to bring you some quick and easy hacks to keep the chaos at bay in your home. Mine, unsurprisingly, centre on the kitchen. Read More