• Eating at Red's True Barbecue

    Meat Feast at Red’s True Barbecue in Leeds

    Let there be meat! I am a meat eater. I love meat and I’m not ashamed of saying it. Meat doesn’t have to feature in every meal I eat but I could never give it up. It’s too tasty! Funnily enough, being a meat eater n’ all, I can’t believe that I’ve never set foot in a Red’s True Barbecue restaurant until this year. Spoiler alert! – I’ll definitely be back. Red’s True Barbecue* kindly invited me and a plus one along to sample some of their new dishes as well as some classics. I was overwhelmed with the massive menu so really happy that someone had already decided what…

  • Flower Bouquet

    Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

    Mother’s Day is only one week away. How will you be celebrating? My mum (as you probably know) is Swedish so she’ll have to wait till the end of May before I celebrate her. It’s interesting that Mother’s Day doesn’t fall on the same day worldwide. The reason why it falls on the last Sunday in May in Sweden is because of the selection of flowers. Around that time of year, many different flowers are available. I guess that’s why it’s in March in England? Flowers are definitely the most common gift to give on Mother’s Day, I reckon anyways. I’ve put together a short list of luxury Mother’s Day…

  • Yard & Coop Chicken Restaurant

    Yard & Coop | Buttermilk Fried Chicken Restaurant

    There’s a new chicken restaurant in Leeds. Yard & Coop* has finally opened up its doors at the bottom of Merrion Street. If you find yourself in Leeds’ “Northern Quarter” make sure to stop here for a bite to eat or if you’re on a night out, go for a couple of drinks. Nando’s is overrated, this is the hot bird place you want to queue outside for. Let me tell you why! Yard & Coop serve buttermilk fried chicken to perfection. The batter is crisp and the chicken is mouth melting good. Not a dry meat string in site. All their meals are valuabley priced. For £10 you get…

  • Sweet Yorkshire Pudding

    Wrapping It Up with The York Roast Co.

    Yorkshire puddings or pancakes? What’s your pick? Last year I said pancakes without any hesitation as they’re so variable. Savoury pancakes with salmon and cream cheese – yummy. Sweet pancakes with ice cream and chocolate sauce – also yummy! Yorkshire puddings – only on a roast dinner. After eating at The York Roast Co. in York*, I’m prepared to change my answer. The York Roast Co. ChoccyPud Wrap The York Roast Co. are famous for their YorkyPud Wrap – a roast dinner wrapped up in a Yorkshire pudding. It made this family owned company go viral a couple of years back. For pancake day this year, they again broke boundaries…

  • Customised Vintage Sideboard

    Giving My Living Room a Vintage Feel

    Finally my living room feels complete. Two new pieces of furniture has been added to give my living room a vintage feel. Both compliment the existing pieces of furniture. The customised vintage sideboard bridges the white bookcase, white coffee table and brown kitchen table as it’s a mix of brown and white. The lamp adds a new pop of colour but also match the sideboard with it’s old rose coloured tassels. It’s incredible what a difference couple of changes can make. I’m really pleased with the final result. Customised Vintage Sideboard I bought the sideboard from MadebyraphaelDesign who I found via his Instagram. I was so pleased that this sideboard…