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Unless you’re on of the lucky few who happen to live in a magical place that’s eighty degrees year round, the sun shines every day and the sounds of the ocean lull you to sleep every night the word winter probably brings to mind cold, white washed days bundled up inside eating warm, rib sticking […]

Walk into any store specializing in barbecues for sale and one is immediately faced with an astonishing and bewildering display of different models at widely differing prices. How do you choose the one that is right for you? It helps to know the principal difference between them. The truth is, for all the different shapes […]

When offered dessert, how many times have you said “Well, I really shouldn’t but…”  then proceeded to indulge on the richest most decadent dessert imaginable-down to the last bite?  Indulgent desserts are guilty pleasures for many of us so here is the ‘not-so-skinny’ on the top 10 most indulgent desserts. 1. Molten lava cake Serving:                […]

It’s sad but true, that the multi-billion dollar fast food industry needs improving in almost every area. From the “push em on through” attitudes to the safety of the customers, there is much change needed in fast food. I would improve these things about fast food. Get my order right and give me what I […]

If you’ve read up on how to make beer yourself, you only have part of the story. There are a few hard-learned lessons that I wish someone had told me earlier in my brewing career. Here is a sampling of my favorite ideas that should make any home brewer’s life a little easier. – Go […]

It can be very stressful when you receive bad service in a restaurant.  For many, the very reason you are going out is to be able to relax and have someone serve you for a change.  There are different ways that you can react to bad service, and this will be dependent on a variety […]

Green Tea Famed for its health and medical benefits, green tea has found its popularity rise in recent years thanks to a healthier outlook from the public in general. Whereas before it may have been seen as something only socialites would drink to try and “stand out” from the crowd, now green tea is drank […]

Since discovering the coffee tree more than a thousand years ago, coffee berries and beans have stimulated the minds of men. With a rich enticing brew of evolutionary process. Transcending its religious roots to become the world’s second most valued economic commodity. The fact that coffee commenced from humble beginnings, survived the darkest of ages, […]

Here in Australia I would say most people would equate American food with such things as burgers (most specifically the Big Mac)and French fries (kinda funny really when they’re supposedly French by origin), fried chicken (particularly KFC), hot dogs with mustard, milkshakes, coffee and donuts. I must say I enjoy all these things from time […]

Living in Southsea I have plenty of restaurants on my doorstep, but one of my sons decided he’d had enough of the place and was offered a job in Bristol, so off he went. Having given him three weeks to settle in, I thought it was about time I went for a visit. It’s a […]