Great British Bake Off Fans will remember lovely Holly Bell, the young mum from Leicester who was runner-up in series 2 of the popular baking show. Fast forward a few years and Holly still lives here and also writes her own blog full of tasty recipes. It’s no surprise then that she has her finger (and taste buds) on the pulse when it comes to fun places to eat around the city…Read more
Have you been to the new cafe/coffee shop, 200 Degrees that’s opened up in the city centre? It’s been open a little under a week and Muddy Leics were one of it’s first few customers…Read more
Just a heads up: it’s Mother’s Day next weekend so you still have some time to get her a gift, card and present. If you’re in need of inspiration on where to take dear mama, then why not spoil her with an indulgent afternoon tea (and fizz)…Read more
I popped over to the recently opened Pumping Station, Cropston over the weekend to have a nose round and while i was there, picked up some lovely gifty bits and bobs at the spring shopping event, organised by the lovely ladies at Florence and Bow…Read more
Not fallen off your healthy eating plan with a massive thud yet? Wow, respect to you! But whether you’re a celestial eater or an angel-turned-secret-digestive-muncher, this feature is for you. An inspiring smorgasbord of local produce, freshly baked bread, homemade delights and seasonal fruit and vegetables including the new superfood, kalettes (no, me neither) awaits you at your local farm shop. I’ve been on the hunt around Leicestershire to find the most delectable farm shops and here’s the cream of the crop…Read more
Kai Kitchen maybe a new addition to the city, but it’s already making it’s mark on the local foodie scene. This healthy hot spot serves a range of tasty options and their delicious pancakes are made with organic flour and come in a delicious stack of five -yes that’s right five pancakes (great for those of us who are never satisfied with just one).
To celebrate Pancake Day, Kiran Nagra chef and manager at Kai Kitchen shares their popular pancake recipe…