Café Citta ; A Food Review.

After a long day of travelling to London and back, I called the mothership to meet in Cardiff for food – I was tired and very hungry as I had literally eaten a bagel all day.  The timing worked out perfect, my mum had waded her way across town to undeniably the best Italian in…

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Freedom and Faggots.

THIS IS WEEK 11 OF FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD. RECIPE IS AT THE END AS ALWAYS, ENJOY. After a couple of re-visits to the 1960’s, by 1970 we had said goodbye to the Treorchy Hotel and we were set for our new adventure. It was a bit of relief because it was the start…

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MAKE IT HOT HOT HOT.

FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD, THIS IS ENTRY NO.10. One of our returning guests was one of the reasons I have such a strong interest in foreign cookery. The Rhondda during the 1960’s was very limited on exoctic ingredients and spices and exotic to us was edam cheese or pickled walnuts. Ritchie was a chef…

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Bab Haus Review

I recently saw that Bab Haus had set up their HQ in Bedwas and after eating some of their Tex Mex before it felt like a no brainer to place an order with them for my mums lockdown birthday.  So first things first, let’s just be clear and saying this is an honest review so…

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FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD

THIS IS ENTRY NO.8 OF MY FOOD DIARY ENTRY – A BIT OF A TWIST AND A TALE. So it is now 1968 and the bed and breakfast trade is in full swing where the hotel now has long term regular guests. Three such guests were the Scots boys named Huey, Eddie and Peter who…

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FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD

THE GREEN GREEN GRASS OF HOME. THIS WEEK WE WILL BE HEADING BACK TO THE 60’s WITH A SWEET TREAT TO TICKLE THE TASTEBUDS. If we can take our minds back to the 60s, we should remember that music was a big part of people’s lives especially in the Valleys. People loved nothing better than…

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FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD

IT’S THAT WARM MILK FEELING. THIS IS ENTRY NUMBER 6 TO MY FOOD DIARIES. Over the weekend when the sun was shining, I looked out on to the garden and thought, wouldn’t it be lovely to lie out in the sun on a lounger and for some strange reason my mind transported me back to…

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FOR THE LOVE OF SHEEP

This is my 5th entry for the love of food and its a special homage to my pet sheep. Unusual you might say, a legend other may say.

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