Author Archives: Rosie

Weekly Meal Plan #2

As I mentioned before in Weekly Meal Plan #1 – one of the new, regular features for this year is going to be weekly meal plans. So, for this week, here’s the plan: MONDAY: slow-cooker whole chicken with parmesan-coated roast potatoes and veg. (I put a whole large chicken in the slow cooker on HIGH […]

Rockliffe Hall’s Artisan Food Fair

From Saturday 2nd – Sunday 3rd February, Rockliffe Hall, a five-star luxury golf and spa hotel on the edge of the County Durham and North Yorkshire border, is hosting its first Artisan Food Fair to launch its week-long Festival of Food. Taking place from 10am to 4pm each day, the Artisan Food Fair, sponsored by Goodfellows At […]

Gluten Free Dining in Newcastle/Gateshead/Durham

This has been a labour of love (and still is a work in progress), but on the blog is now an up-to-date gluten free guide for dining in Newcastle/Gateshead/Durham areas for 2019! This is one of the most popular pages on my blog, and it was woefully out of date (I apologise!). So, I’ve went […]

Weekly Meal Plan

Weekly Meal Plan #1

New for this year, I’m going to introduce weekly meal plans. I meal plan every week and have done for a few years. It helps me to feel organised and prepared for what our family is eating for the week ahead, and I’m sure it saves us a lot more money with the food shop […]

The Best 2019 January Food Deals

Happy 2019! Feeling the pinch this month, but still wanting to enjoy a meal out (albeit it on a budget)? I hear you! Here’s a list (in progress) of some of the best restaurant deals in Newcastle and beyond this month. Get booked in and save some pennies. **Disclaimer: I haven’t been paid or gifted […]

Côte Brasserie, Newcastle

I can’t believe the amount of new restaurants that are popping up all over the city. One that I was looking forward to visiting was Côte Brasserie. Apart from some brief drinks and nibbles at their Covent Garden branch, I had never dined at the restaurant chain before and was curious to see what was on […]

Tapas Revolution

We were invited to review another new restaurant in Grey’s Quarter in Eldon Square. This time it was Tapas Revolution. I took along my trusty foodie friend and we settled down for a night of tapas and chat.  Tapas Revolution is a relatively new ‘chain’ restaurant in the UK with seven restaurants (including the one […]