Tag: Derby

Recipe: Butter chicken (murgh makhani)

Recipe: Butter chicken (murgh makhani)

Hi all, I hope you’re enjoying the positively autumnal weather. As the nights draw in, I find myself craving hearty wholesome fayre. Curries usually feature in my top ten dishes of all time, but the rankings are higher for thick, creamy curries during the cooler months. A book which I’m finding chock-full of simple, delicious recipes (every single one tried…

Recipe: Turkey koftas with salad

Recipe: Turkey koftas with salad

Hi all, I hope you’re doing well. Question for you – how often do you cook? I cook every day, and although I photograph dishes from my test kitchen and make notes, I find the bulk of my time is taken up reviewing restaurants and doing the write-ups. I have a tonne of recipes to write up, both original and…

Food industry insider Q&A: Rebecca Johnson, BD Manager, Masa Restaurant & Wine Bar, Derby

Food industry insider Q&A: Rebecca Johnson, BD Manager, Masa Restaurant & Wine Bar, Derby

In my quest to find out more about the UK’s fantastic food industry I interview people front of house and behind the scenes. The latest lady to get grilled (pardon the pun) is Rebecca (or Beck) Johnson. She is the business development manager at Masa Restaurant & Wine Bar, where she helps out with events and wedding meetings. Tell us about a typical…

Launch Party: Carnero Lounge, Derby

Launch Party: Carnero Lounge, Derby

Derby is one very exciting place to be right now. Carnero Lounge is the latest eatery to throw open its pretty doors to the public. Nestled on Peter Street slap bang in Derby city centre, the concept bar and restaurant is already wowing diners and drinkers looking for a place with that something special. The launch party for Carnero Lounge…