My Favourite Things To Do With The Humble Potato

One of my all-time favourite ingredients is the humble, but very versatile potato. So many of my favourite dishes include potato! Whether it is a straight up and honest baked potato with melted grated cheese or something a bit more interesting, it is always good to have a few good potato recipes in mind. The … Read more

How to Create the Perfect Mini Barbecue Sliders

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to test out new recipes that would be perfect for any type of summer bash. Sliders are an iconic summer food as they are easy to put together and even easier to eat. Today’s recipe focuses on creating the perfect mini barbecue sliders on toasted buns topped … Read more

4 Ingredients That Are Essential For Great Italian Cooking

Italian cuisine is similar to a lot of other Mediterranean cuisines; it focuses on natural and simple ingredients that are cooked to perfection so their flavours shine.  In this post I want to talk about 4 ingredients that are essential for making really great tasting and nutritious Italian dishes. Olive Oil Olive oil, high in … Read more

Use Knowledge You Have To Earn Money

Ever since I started this blog to chart my progression from a really bad cook into a reasonably ok cook, I have enjoyed sharing my experiences and tips with my readers.  This is not the only good thing that has come from writing this blog though, as I have discovered that you can earn money … Read more

Top Breakfast Snacks You Shouldn’t Eat

Eating the right foods at breakfast time is essential if you want to set yourself up properly for the day ahead. You need foods that release energy slowly to guarantee the meal keeps you going until lunch. Many people skip this meal as they’re in too much of a rush after the alarm clock goes … Read more

Entertaining made easy: top tips for budding dinner party hosts

Everyone loves getting together. Whether for a celebratory family gathering or an informal meal with friends, spending time with our nearest and dearest is one of life’s little pleasures. Yet as enjoyable as entertaining can be, it can also be slightly harassing for the host. If it’s your turn to entertain next, why not consider … Read more

Could YOU Run a B&B?

Running a cosy bed & breakfast (B&B) would be a dream come true for many people, but there may be more to operating a successful B&B than you first thought. B&B owners need to be great researchers to analyse local pricing trends, have expert marketing skills to ensure they never have empty rooms, and be … Read more

Could You Beat Debt By Refinancing Your Mortgage?

The majority of us have at one time had some kind of debt.  If you haven’t, then I salute you, as one of the most common forms of debt, and one I have experienced myself, is credit card debt.  If you are struggling with this form of debt then the following post may be of … Read more

Card Payment Solutions for Restaurants and Bars

Are you running a restaurant and looking for a way to improve the efficiency of your business? Answer this simple question: do you take card payments? If not, you really need to, for reasons we are about to explain. Furthermore, if you are, you need to check out the modern solutions that are streets ahead … Read more