Smoked Salmon & Summer Vegetable ‘Risotto’

Tonight I was staying at my parents’ house, and it was just going to be my mum and I as my dad was away.  We both like to eat the same thing and we both eat a similar diet.  Her’s is the Specific Carbohydrate Diet which is quite a bit stricter than the made-up one…

Great Northern Dinner

After a morning playing Lawn Bowls and lunch at the Skylark Cafe on Wandsworth Common, we decided to take Mats and Matilda to the Great Northern in St Albans for dinner as they hadn’t been there since the pub first opened.  Making it a bit of a group thing, there ended up being 6 of us…

Great Northern Menu Tasting

The Great Northern has a new chef!  Toby is in the house (or has been for nearly a month now), and having settled in, he wants to put his stamp on the St Alban’s dining scene.  Unveiling his new summer menu at the Great Northern, I was invited (along with other friends/family/residents/bloggers and media people) to…