A few weeks ago I posted about my first ever attempt at throwing pottery on the wheel. I’ve always wanted to have a go at making ceramics and I thoroughly enjoyed our workshop with Clover Lee (I’ve written a separate post about it here). This week I was able to collect mine and Mark’s pots … Continue reading The Results – My First Wheel-Thrown Pots!
I have always wanted to try pottery, and last year I had a go at making pinch pots with the lovely Noriko Nagaoka and I wrote about it here. I enjoyed it so much I ended up going twice and I definitely got the pottery bug! My parents obviously cottoned on to this and my … Continue reading My One-Day Pottery Throwing Workshop with Clover Lee
I hadn't heard of wild chamomile/pineapple weed until coming across a post on Instagram by Wild Food UK. As seems to be typical with things like this, I suddenly started to see it everywhere! This hardy little annual loves harsh conditions and poor soil, yet manages to have such a lovely, delicate flavour. As its … Continue reading Foraging for Wild Chamomile (Pineapple Weed)
Wow it’s been a busy June! Between being assigned a plot on an allotment and planning for my upcoming three months of travelling at the end of this year (SO MUCH to tell you guys!) I guess there hasn’t been an awful lot of time for writing. It’s over a month since I got back … Continue reading Munich: Food & Drink
At the end of May I attended a conference in Munich for work. I decided to head out a couple of days early to spend a bit of time exploring Munich in my own before the conference got underway. I didn't have a lot of time, but Munich is a really walkable city and so … Continue reading A Walk Around Munich
A couple of weeks ago I turned 30, and I decided to spend the bank holiday weekend with Mark in San Sebastián to celebrate. San Sebastián stood out as the perfect location as there isn't a long list of sights to see and so we could really take things at our own pace and fully … Continue reading San Sebastián Highlights
San Sebastián is well known as a foodie destination - especially for the local pintxos - and it's no secret that the region boasts the highest number of Michelin stars per capita in the world. Michelin starred restaurants aren't the only way to experience incredible food in San Sebastián as my pintxos post will tell … Continue reading San Sebastián: Michelin Star Dining at Akelarre