Tag: foodie

Ballerinas En Pointe with The Nutcracker at Chatsworth

Ballerinas En Pointe with The Nutcracker at Chatsworth

The Nutcracker was joined by Clara, The Sugar Plum Fairy and Snow Queen ballerinas at Chatsworth for the opening of The Nutcracker themed festive season, which opened this weekend and is running until 3 January 2017. Attracting more than 100,000 visitors during the festive season, Christmas at Chatsworth has become one of the must do events for families across the…

Vegan menu review: Las Iguanas, Friar Gate, Derby

Vegan menu review: Las Iguanas, Friar Gate, Derby

It’s the first week of Vegan Month, how are you all doing? I’ve been checking out more vegan offerings, see my original post here about veganism and why I think it’s a worthwhile movement to contemplate. Veganism may sound extreme, but it really isn’t. It’s all about forward planning and doing your research on where to dine. Las Iguanas is…

Veganism – what’s the big deal?

Veganism – what’s the big deal?

What do Thandie Newton, Liam Hemsworth, Miley Cyrus, Stevie Wonder and Sia have in common? Apart from being a motley crew, they’re all vegan. People “go vegan” for a number of reasons ranging from dietary to ethical beliefs. The actual definition of veganism from The Vegan Society website states that veganism is: “A philosophy and way of living which seeks…

Aldo Zilli jets into San Carlo Birmingham with world’s most expensive food

Aldo Zilli jets into San Carlo Birmingham with world’s most expensive food

Celebrity chef Aldo Zilli brought a taste of the world’s most expensive food to diners at San Carlo on Temple Street, Birmingham last week. Italian born Zilli remains one of my favourite chef interviewees (check out the original post here). Zilli, Executive Consultant Chef for San Carlo’s group of eighteen award winning UK restaurants, jetted in to Birmingham from his birth…