Lunch with Prithvi: Autumn Menu | Cheltenham

Following our amazing dinner at Prithvi in Cheltenham back in June, I was delighted when I got an invite from them to return for a special event to sample the new autumn menu. This time we were there for lunch and trying out a taster selection of dishes from the Prithvi Tour menu (usually £53pp). […]

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Eckington Manor, Eckington

Eckington Manor is special to me because I’ve had an insight into the love, attention to detail, the hard work and the people who are behind this success story. Judy Gardner and her daughter Jane are (as Judy would say) ‘responsible’ for the luxury 15 room boutique hotel, 260 acre farm, cookery school and restaurant located […]

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Le Champignon Sauvage, Cheltenham

My boyfriend first took me to Le Champignon Sauvage for dinner in November last year. I’ve been fortunate enough to eat in some of the finest restaurants in the world but this place really stood out to me. We had such an amazing dinner that we decided to go back and stay in Cheltenham this time so we […]

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The Venture In, Ombersley

We had planned to cook together on the Saturday evening. I was going to try an oven roast stuffed peppers starter recipe that a friend had given to me followed by a mushroom risotto that my boyfriend would cook for us. We hadn’t really got a plan for the day so I suggested we go and […]

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Russell’s, Broadway

We’d decided on the Friday that a mooch around Stratford would be a good idea as there’s a Thai tapas restaurant we wanted to give a try. Whilst I cooked my boyfriend and I a ‘tried and tested’ and very lovely mushroom Farfalle, (Jamie Oliver recipe) we began the evening as we intended to go on […]

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