Diary


Crumbs! It’s nearly Christmas

Crumbs! It’s nearly Christmas

In this month’s edition of Crumbs they “Feel the burn!” as they get “All fired up with the Pyromaniac Chef.” There’s a five page story which answers everything you could possibly want to know about..

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Hello, I’m back!

Hello, I’m back!

It has been an unforgivably long time since I blogged and that’s largely due to being incredibly busy. Still, being busy means lots of exciting things happened which I didn’t update you..

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

My brother and sister-in-law recently visited us from Hong Kong. We managed to find a date in the diary when my stepbrothers were free and for the first time in four years we all met up. Naturally..

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Tewkesbury Food Festival

Tewkesbury Food Festival

My incredibly busy June ended at the Tewkesbury Food and Drink Festival where my son formed part of the audience. I really enjoyed being on stage again and hope I can do more festivals next..

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It’s showtime!

It’s showtime!

June is all about shows. On the 10th I made my first stage appearance at Cheltenham Food and Drink Festival  and last weekend (my first weekend off in what feels like forever) I took my family to..

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I haven’t had a weekend off since April

I haven’t had a weekend off since April

And I’m loving it!

I had a vegetarian in last weekend’s party so I decided to make the main focus of the meal suitable for everyone and flambed beetroot gnocchi with cognac and served cheery smoked..

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My crowdfunding has launched

My crowdfunding has launched

It’s 1st June and crowdfunding is go! Saturday’s launch party sold out, went well and raised a total of £415 for Alzheimer’s Society and Lilian Faithful Homes. It gave me a great boost to launch..

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The one with the pistachio roses

The one with the pistachio roses

My favourite flavour ice cream is pistachio and rose and while the puddings served at Gloucester studio recently have included Seville Orange Rice Pudding (baked in the fire in a hollowed out..

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The bar is open at Gloucester Studio

The bar is open at Gloucester Studio

Last autumn I crowdfunded my fire kitchen but while the smoker has been up and running for several months, my intention was to have a bar so in warmer months my diners could feel welcome in the..

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