Restaurant Reviews

Restaurant Reviews and Food Musings


Fed up with celebrity chefs drizzling sauces over undercooked pieces of meat? I am!

I regularly dine out and am happy to share my restaurant experiences, and musings on food with you.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Beef Goulash

I bought some excellent Silverside from my good chum Derek Stott of D and D Family Butchers, and made Beef Goulash with it.


-Cubed and floured Silverside
-Tinned tomatoes
-Tomato purée
-Paprika powder
-Garlic chopped
-Onion chopped
-Paprika peppers chopped
-Green bell peppers chopped
-Bay leaf
-Beef stock
-Parsley chopped
-Salt and pepper
-Olive oil


-Fry off the peppers, onion and garlic
-Transfer to casserole dish
-Fry off the beef
-Transfer to casserole dish
-Deglaze the pan with the remaining ingredients
-Pour into casserole and mix
-Put the lid on and pop into a 180 degree oven for about 1.5 hours

Serve with baked potatoes or rice.

Wednesday, February 05, 2020

Georgina Landemare Churchill's Cook (1940 - 1954)

Georgina Landemare was the Churchills’ cook from 1940 until 1954. She prepared his meals throughout those years of stress and food shortages, and after - when rationing not only remained in place, but became more stringent.

She was one of only 11 people named on a list of those deemed crucial to the Prime Minister if he were evacuated from London in the event of invasion.

Read the full article here.

Monday, February 03, 2020

Food Before Terror!