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
Only a week ago we were enjoying our Easter break in Bruges. Crowds were thronging the central sights, and quite a few restaurants and shops were closed, as they often are on Sundays. So Easter Sunday felt like a good opportunity to escape into calmer surroundings and take some time to slow down an enjoy … Continue reading Bruges: A Tranquil Easter Sunday
Sending my best Easter wishes over from beautiful Bruges. I can't wait to post about everything we've been up to! I hope you're having a lovely Easter Sunday and that it's a bright and hopeful celebration of new life and all things spring-like! Perhaps you'll be indulging in a good old Sunday roast and/or a … Continue reading Happy Easter!
In 2015 I had the privilege of staying with my Japanese friend's family in Tokyo for two weeks in February/March. They were such kind and generous hosts and I took away so many amazing memories from that experience. My trip happened to coincide with the Japanese festival of Hinamatsuri, also known as the Doll Festival … Continue reading Hinamatsuri – Celebrating Japan’s Girls’ Day
It's January detox bandwagon time! Only with this recipe you can enjoy a flavour-filled bowl of love rather than limp, tasteless and frankly depressing dishes of despair! This salad is one of my favourites - it packs in some seriously nutritious ingredients like kale, broccoli, cranberries and seeds - and it is just so green! I … Continue reading Super green salad
Following on from my Top Food Experiences of 2017 post earlier this week, I realised just how many new foods I was able to discover for myself last year. I thought I'd share some of the ones that excited me the most. So without further ado... Anise HyssopThis little, bright green, nettle-shaped leaf packs a … Continue reading New Foodie Discoveries in 2017
2017 – wow what a year! 2016 was a tough act to follow for me and Mark being the year that we got married and went on our honeymoon to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, but 2017 has certainly given it a run for it’s money. From our trip to Japan for my friend’s wedding … Continue reading My Top Food Experiences of 2017