First of all, HAPPY NEW YEAR! I had been intending to post this before it became 2019, but hey ho you'll forgive me. I've been passionate about food for a long time, but since starting my blog a few years ago I feel I've been learning so much. Over the past year I've been able … Continue reading New Foodie Discoveries in 2018
It's that time of year again when I like to share some of the best food experiences I've been lucky enough to have over the past year. 2018 has been incredible and I'm so grateful that I've been able to travel to some fantastic places like Durban, Bruges, The Hague, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. Some … Continue reading Top Foodie Experiences of 2018
I just want to say thank you to everyone who has been reading and following A Year In Dinners. I have so much fun cooking, exploring and writing posts, so I'm always really touched when people read and comment. Food is such a wonderful thing that can bring people together and for that I'm truly … Continue reading Merry Christmas 2018!
I honestly thought I would need to keep this recipe in the bag for next year as surely this hot weather was going to end right? Wrong! Here we are in 30 degree heat and I have to say it is still not getting old for me. Having shared this super cooling Oolong and Cucumber … Continue reading Cheat’s Watermelon Granita
Elderflowers have had a bit of a moment-in-the-sun lately after featuring in THE wedding cake of the year with their longstanding friend, the lemon. For me, like a lot of wild food, fresh elderflowers are hugely under-utilised by the general population. Elderflower cordial is very popular, but I am surprised that more people don’t make … Continue reading Tips for gathering elderflowers and making top notch elderflower cordial
We’ve been enjoying yet more glorious weather in the UK, and it looks set to continue. I’m as guilty as anyone of the typically British attitude of wondering when it’s all going to go back to being grey and dreary, but it seems to be here to stay. I fully intend to make the most … Continue reading Spring Salad with Asparagus and Wild Garlic
It's only right and proper that I dedicate an entire post to the food and drink we enjoyed in Bruges. With big hitters like chocolate, beer, waffles, and moules, expectations were skyscrapingly high, but these cosy Bruges institutions delivered. BlackbirdAddress: Jan van Eyckplein 7 Website: https://www.blackbird-bruges.com/ This cute cafe in an old building and with … Continue reading Bruges: Where to Eat and Drink