Hadrian’s Wall Gin & Tonic Cheesecake

As you may or may not already know, I am working on a range of recipes with the Hadrian’s Wall Gin company. My first recipe was a Gin & Tonic Granita, perfect as a palate cleanser for a dinner party.  Today, I am sharing recipe number two. This one is a real crowd pleaser and… Continue reading Hadrian’s Wall Gin & Tonic Cheesecake

Working with Alnwick Market

A couple of months ago, Mel Corn, marketing and communications officer for Alnwick Markets got in touch with me to inquire whether I would be interested in providing recipes for Alnwick Markets using ingredients sourced from the market traders and independent shops around Alnwick. My answer was a resounding yes. The opportunity was too good… Continue reading Working with Alnwick Market

Photoshoot Day!

A few weeks ago I had a photo shoot with Adrian Finlay of Adrian Finlay Photography. We originally connected through North East Hour on twitter, it’s an amazing platform for local businesses in the North East to network. We had an initial chat followed by a meeting to discuss options of what I could cook… Continue reading Photoshoot Day!

Rattling the Pots & Pans at OutCook

On Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st May, I spent my first weekend at OutCook cookery school in Alnwick, rattling the pots and pans doing a few demonstrations and teaching a class on the respective days. On Saturday, the Outlook HEC (OutCook’s big brother) Showroom was re-launched with invited guests given the opportunity to check out… Continue reading Rattling the Pots & Pans at OutCook

Who would be my Dinner Party Guests If I had a time machine…

How many times have you been asked the question, Who would you have as dinner party guests if you could invite anyone? For me it isn’t an easy answer but I’ve tried to narrow it down to myself, my wife and six others so that the table doesn’t get too crowded!!! Winston Churchill – The… Continue reading Who would be my Dinner Party Guests If I had a time machine…