Celebrating National Jelly Bean Day with Jelly Belly

Celebrating National Jelly Bean Day with Jelly Belly

“I love Jelly Belly Jelly Beans!” That’s exactly how I started a post last year, in which I shared my recipe for a simple no-churn jelly bean ice cream. If you are interested in the history of this well known brand, I talk about it in the same post. Today is National Jelly Bean Day [Read More...]

Southern Fried Chicken | Making Use of Sous Vide

Southern Fried Chicken | Making Use of Sous Vide

I’ve been trying to nail Southern Fried Chicken for quite some time. Some recipes call for the chicken to be brined before cooking. Others marinade the meat in buttermilk instead. Some recipes don’t feature brine or marinade at all. Some cooks coat the chicken with nothing but flour and spices; others use buttermilk or an [Read More...]

Innovative Dim Sum at A Wong | Victoria, London

Innovative Dim Sum at A Wong | Victoria, London

Although I first read about A Wong on the (sadly now defunct) Eat Love Noodles blog back in spring 2013, it wasn’t until this year that I finally visited, in the company of Mr Noodles himself, as well as fellow blogger, the Insatiable Eater and his partner. It was the innovative dim sum that I [Read More...]

Malted Spelt Soda Bread Recipe | Tasty Bread in Half an Hour

Malted Spelt Soda Bread Recipe | Tasty Bread in Half an Hour

Surely it’s impossible not to love soda bread! Not only is it soft and delicious, it’s ridiculously quick and easy to make.   When I talk about soda bread, I am using the term to cover any bread where bicarbonate of soda is the rising agent, rather than yeast. This type of bread making is [Read More...]

Smoky Paprika Coleslaw | An Unusual But Winning Recipe

Smoky Paprika Coleslaw | An Unusual But Winning Recipe

Given how much I enjoy coleslaw – it’s a must-have accompaniment to breaded chicken fillets, deep fried chicken and chicken burgers – it’s a little surprising to me that I’d never made my own; It’s not exactly complicated to shred some raw vegetables and toss in a home-made dressing, after all. I was finally prompted [Read More...]

Five Valley Cordials: A Family Review

Five Valley Cordials: A Family Review

Recently, I asked my friends “The Mapes” to review Five Valleys Cordials for Kavey Eats. There are seven cordials in the range, made from natural ingredients with no artificial flavours, sweeteners, colourings or preservatives. They are available from Waitrose and Ocado, as well as a number of Gloucestershire retailers. Over to “Daddy Mape”, Mark: When [Read More...]

Authentic Japanese Cuisine at Chisou, Knightsbridge

Authentic Japanese Cuisine at Chisou, Knightsbridge

After two trips to Japan in two years, I’ve fallen even more in love with Japanese food. Both holidays gave us plenty of opportunities to enjoy traditional washoku cuisine, particularly in the multi-course kaiseki ryori meals we enjoyed at a number of ryokans. While sushi is increasingly popular in the UK, the many, many other [Read More...]

Win Pair of Tickets to Foodies Festival at Kenwood or Marble Hill

Win Pair of Tickets to Foodies Festival at Kenwood or Marble Hill

Foodies Festival run events across the UK. This summer they’ll be bringing their food and drink show back to London at Marble Hill House near Richmond (May Bank Holiday – Saturday 24, Sunday 25 and Monday 26 May) and Kenwood House on Hampstead Heath (Friday 30 May, Saturday 31st May and Sunday June 1st). The [Read More...]

Resurrecting Bloggers Scream For Ice Scream – April: Chasing The Ice Cream Van

Resurrecting Bloggers Scream For Ice Scream - April: Chasing The Ice Cream Van

We’ve been blessed with a fair bit of warm and sunny weather these last few weeks, and even though we’ll no doubt have another cold snap or two, spring has definitely sprung. Hardy Brits everywhere have already enjoyed their first barbecue of the year; the rest of us will no doubt follow soon. Surely it [Read More...]

Favourite Fives for Five Years Blogging

Favourite Fives for Five Years Blogging

Today is Kavey Eats’ 5th Birthday! Where did the time go? Over 800 posts shared, and I’m still learning, still bubbling with ideas, still enjoying the process and still feeling like a newbie in so many ways. Thank you for visiting, for reading, for commenting and for sharing my content with your friends. I am [Read More...]

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