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Smoke and mirrors: the newest brunch spot in Chester


  When I think of alchemy I don’t necessarily connect that with eggs benedict or a full English breakfast – but it seems that Alchemist does. And why not! Food is chemistry on many levels I suppose. And then there is the chemistry between people, and that’s where it all started to fold like a house of cards.    …

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Enabling my pasta addiction: Bollicini Chester


  Hi, my name is Kat and I am a pastaholic. I could eat pasta until I am ready to explode and still find room for some more. So it probably comes as no surprise that my favourite food hails from Italy and this means that if there’s an Italian restaurant in a ten mile radius of me you can…

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The best pancakes in Upton


  It’s been almost 3 months to the day since hubby and I upped sticks from Hoole and landed in Upton, this leafy, chilled suburb in Chester. It’s our first very own home and whereas moving there was something of a nightmare (I ranted about that HERE) we’re proper settled now and it’s all kinds of awesome. Home ownership, yo.…

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Banging burritos with Mama K


If you’re like me, you might think Mama K is a new kid on the block in Chester. But I, and you, would be wrong. I could’ve, and should’ve come across Mama K’s burritos at one of the many festivals or other events they’ve attended around here, but I didn’t and it’s a downright shame.   Anyway. I came across…

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Scandinavian Oven Baked Pancakes


So yesterday was pancake day. Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, is the traditional feast day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Lent – the 40 days leading up to Easter – was traditionally a time of fasting. But instead of pancakes, I decided to treat hubby to a Scandinavian delicacy; the baked pancake.     Apparently, Scandinavian cooking…

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