BBC Good Food show and Gardener’s World

My siblings and I ventured out to the Good Food Show last weekend in Birmingham. The show's location in the NEC means that it is easily accessible from Birmingham International station. BBC Gardener's World was also part of the show and was included in our tickets. It was easy to spend a full day here …

Caramel apple (and strawberry) crumble

This delicious crumble is a twist on your classic recipe. I will admit I did use the BBC Food recipe but then added miniature strawberries straight from the garden and experimented with a caramel sauce which definitely made the dessert! You will need: 300g plain flour 175g brown sugar 200g unsalted butter 4 large apples 50g brown …

Kaspas Gelato and Dessert House

When my parents visited Cardiff for a few days I was eager to take them to Kaspas on City Road. It's a pink, glitzy and very American themed dessert house with too many sweet treats to choose from! Kaspas has an extensive menu that features waffles, crepes, sundaes, cookie dough, cheesecake and other delicious desserts. We chose …

Skegness

Ahh... amusement arcades, ice creams on the beach, and sand everywhere... what could be better than an Easter break in good old Skeggy? Yes, admittedly, Skegness does not have the classiest of reputations yet my boyfriend and I enjoyed a short Easter break in the tiny village of Anderby near Skegness (it has a population …

Easter Nest Cakes

It's the day before Easter and all through the house chocolate peeks out from every corner... I couldn't resist reverting to my inner child and baking (really just mixing) these delicious mini egg and marshmallow rice krispie cakes. This recipe is a bit of a twist as I also baked white chocolate nests as well …

Creative Hubs in the City!

As I push forward with my third year dissertation research I realise just how much creativity is going on in Cardiff. My research involves investigating the gap in between academia and creative work spaces, focusing on what benefits can arise from this collaboration and the potential barriers to be addressed. Creative spaces are a current …