Working with Hadrian’s Wall Gin

Recently, I got in touch with the guys at Hadrian’s Wall Gin offering to provide them with a granita recipe where their Gin is a principal ingredient. It was worth a try and it paid off, they love the recipe and have been promoting it on their social media this week. They like it so much,… Continue reading Working with Hadrian’s Wall Gin

Learning Food Photography From A Pro Food Photography Workshop @ San Lorenzo, Gosforth

One of my goals is to improve the shots I’m taking as they are now being used not just by my business but other businesses too. I recently found out via a Facebook group I’m a member of that, local photographer Chris Ord was hosting a food photography workshop at San Lorenzo in Gosforth. With… Continue reading Learning Food Photography From A Pro Food Photography Workshop @ San Lorenzo, Gosforth

Free Summer Recipe!!!

With summer finally reaching the North East this week, here’s a perfect recipe to enjoy with a good glass of dry white wine. Baked Seabass with Caponata – Serves 2 For the Fish 2 x 200g Seabass Fillets 1 Lemon, Juice Only Salt & Pepper For the Caponata 1 Aubergine, peeled and chopped 1 Red… Continue reading Free Summer Recipe!!!

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…