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The Lounges in Dorset

The Lounges in Dorset

The Lounges in Dorset I have been a fan of these cafes/restaurants/bar hybrids for almost 14 years with fond memories created in different Lounge locations. The Velo Lounge opened in Bath in 2007 and it quickly became a great place to meet friends for coffee 

Review of BigWigs Bakery in Tuckton

Review of BigWigs Bakery in Tuckton

Review of BigWigs Bakery in Tuckton I have seen many tempting pictures of the bakes coming out of BigWigs Bakery but never managed to time my trips to Tuckton to be able to get something for myself…  then I spotted an instagram picture of their 

Review of The Book and Bucket Cheese Company

Review of The Book and Bucket Cheese Company

Review of The Book and Bucket Cheese Company in Cranborne. Disclaimer: I’ve been a fan of The Book and Bucket Cheese Company for a while but I have refrained from writing a review because I also work with them (on website/social media) and I didn’t 

Review of Chicken and Blues – East Dorset

Review of Chicken and Blues – East Dorset

Review of Chicken and Blues in East Dorset Chicken and Blues was launched in Bournemouth in 2013 by two friends – Joshua Simons and Steve Crawford. Started with a shared passion of Southern Fried Chicken and proper BBQ, they opened their first shop in Boscombe, 

Review of Sancha in Bournemouth

Review of Sancha in Bournemouth

Review of Sancha – Japanese inspired sweet bakes made in Bournemouth Sancha is a business born out of the Pandemic when owner Sam had to leave his much loved Japan to come home during Lockdown and his passion for the country and its cuisine and 

Review of Liberty Fields

Review of Liberty Fields

Review of Liberty Fields For a long time I kept hearing about Liberty Fields products but I seemed to keep missing seeing the products in the shops. Finally this year I have managed to try not just one but TWO of their delicious apple products 

Review of Grounded Coffee – Poole

Review of Grounded Coffee – Poole

Review of Grounded Coffee in Poole. Grounded Coffee began in 2014 with the renovation of their first Land Rover into a mobile coffee truck. A familiar sight at many of Dorset’s infamous food festivals, Grounded Coffee became so popular that they now have a mini 

Banana Bread Recipe

Banana Bread Recipe

Banana Bread Recipe I dusted off this recipe this week when we ended up with a basket full of rather too brown looking bananas and my husband asked me to turn it into cake rather than throw them away.  This banana bread recipe is perfect 

Review of The Old Thatch in Wimborne

Review of The Old Thatch in Wimborne

Review of The Old Thatch in Wimborne With hospitality beginning to reopen again after the long winter lockdown restrictions, I was delighted to be invited to have lunch at the newly open The Old Thatch near Wimborne.  The Old Thatch is a beautiful 17th century 

The Churros Kings in Bournemouth

The Churros Kings in Bournemouth

The Churros Kings in Bournemouth It is always a treat when we spot a churros van, to stop get my kids a churros, my eldest in particular, LOVES them! We don’t spot them very often, maybe at a festival or a theme park? This summer