A LOVE LETTER TO WOOTTON WAWEN

A LOVE LETTER TO WOOTTON WAWEN

Doing our weekly checks of The Bulls Head during lockdown and seeing it so empty reminded us of the shell of a pub we took over. When we ventured down the road from Lowsonford to open the doors for the first time, this beautiful old boozer felt neglected and sad; the...
WE DIDN’T SIGN UP FOR THIS

WE DIDN’T SIGN UP FOR THIS

I pressed send and closed my laptop. It was nearly 1am. Everyone else had retired for the night. Whatever radio station that had been left on started to play ‘Heavy Is The Head’ by Stormzy and reader, I must confess, I burst into tears. It had been a long...
QUARANTINE RECIPES: VEGETABLE SOUP

QUARANTINE RECIPES: VEGETABLE SOUP

Vegetable Soup       Ingredients   1 head broccoli1/2 cauliflower1/2 Spanish onion1 carrot1 parsnipOptional vegetable stockOptional mixed herbs   Method The veg listed above happened to be what were currently left in the fridge, but you can...
QUARANTINE RECIPES: FOCACCIA BREAD

QUARANTINE RECIPES: FOCACCIA BREAD

Focaccia Bread Ingredients 500g strong white bread flour2 tsp salt2 tbsp olive oil2 sachets easy blend yeast400ml cold waterOlive oil for drizzlingFine sea salt & dried herbs for seasoning Method Put the flour, salt, yeast, olive oil and 300ml of the water into a...
HOW TO COMPLAIN IN RESTAURANTS

HOW TO COMPLAIN IN RESTAURANTS

You know the feeling: your food has arrived at the table and try as you might, it’s just not up to scratch. You don’t like the way the veg is cooked or maybe those prawns are looking a bit suspiciously at you. Perhaps the camembert’s not been cooked enough or the...