On a gloriously sunny day, I headed to Staffordshire for afternoon tea with my mum and boyfriend. Our destination Hoar Cross Hall, Maker Lane, Hoar Cross, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 8QS. This stunning grade 11 listed building is set in 50 acres of countryside and is a wonderful retreat complete with a hotel and spa. Within this exquisite stately…

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Dining Out: Cosy Club Birmingham

One of my favourite places in Birmingham is the Cosy Club on Bennetts Hill but if I am honest I have only ever eaten brunch there, well gluten free cosy eggs to be precise. Two poached eggs with hollandaise sauce on gluten free toast and your choice of smoked back bacon or spinach and mushrooms or smoked salmon* or Chorizo,…
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Afternoon Tea with Harvey Nichols and Edinburgh Gin

From now until the end of July you can enjoy a gin-fueled afternoon tea at Harvey Nichols in Birmingham. in collaboration with Edinburgh Gin, this series of culinary delights will cost you £30 (your choice of cocktail included) or £22 for those choosing to go alcohol-free. Both options include unlimited tea and coffee. Afternoon Tea Menu (containing Gluten) As a coeliac, I…
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Dining at Don Diego

Don Diego Not too far from the Birmingham Botanical Gardens is a dining establishment that radiates warmth and hospitality. Run by two brothers this family-owned Spanish restaurant really is a true hidden gem located at 8 Chad Square, Hawthorne Road. 6 pm on a Friday night, myself and three other Brum bloggers headed into the restaurant to taste the delights…
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My favourite summer recipes

With Summer fast approaching I find myself daydreaming about BBQ’s, cocktails and refreshing smoothies as well as the wonderful recipes that allow me to create these things. Below are some of my favourite easy to make recipes to get you in the mood for summer: Gluten free BBQ sauce recipe (can be used on ribs and other meats) 2 tablespoons…
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