Friday, 24 March 2017

*FeD Cardiff Chef Special

How many times do you come across a buffet restaurant that serves beautifully cooked, fresh food from around the world that is made to order & is served at an exceptional temperature? Not very often. Having a fussy palette doesn't help either. There is nothing more disheartening than having very little choice when it comes to a buffet. So why not get FeD? FeD is buffet restaurant located in the centre of Cardiff, one with a twist, its one where you have a choice. It's definitely not your typical buffet restaurant, its so much more. With its beautiful modern interior decor, friendly staff, comfortable seats, generous portions and live cooking stations; FeD is sure to offer you a buffet experience like no other. 
On Wednesday evening, I headed down to FeD for their Chef Special Bloggers event. Other bloggers and myself had the chance to try dishes from their new menu with endless amounts of cocktails which was great. You'll be glad to know that their Chef special officially launched yesterday so head on down and give it a try. Don't forget to tweet them your favourite!

Pick your food, whether its steak, noodles or pasta and their chefs will make it just how you want it. Their made to order food is succulent and flavourful, I was torn between the Pork Shogayaki (below) and Crispy Fried Vegetable Dumplings (above). Those two dishes are the best in my eyes, my taste buds agree and I thoroughly enjoyed. My mouth is watering just thinking about it, take me back. As well as the Chef special, there is nothing stopping you from checking out all their other buffet dishes that are readily available. If you still have space in your tummy and feel you can tackle a bit more; why wouldn't you?

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins (no added sugar)

When you think muffins; you instantly think calories right? However, if you're a big muffin lover like me, you'll find a way to make those delicious balls of goodness just that little bit healthier. Home-baking is a great way to do this, you have control of what goes into your mix and of course total power over the flavour. This morning I baked a lovely batch of healthy Banana chocolate chip muffins for breakfast. They are under 250 calories and have no added sugar which will make your teeth very happy. I can safely say that these are my favourite muffins to date; they are moist and make a delicious breakfast or snack. 

Monday, 20 March 2017

Sautéed potatoes and vegetables *vegetarian friendly*

Sometimes all you need is simple dish after a long day, one that is comforting and wholesome. I'm probably rice's biggest fan but unfortunately it's one of my triggers and so I've had to cut down. Yes you got me, I am cheating on rice with potatoes. Being faithful to just one staple food is proving rather challenging, after all, it is said that variety is the spice of life. I've been studying recipe books a lot lately, trying to put together my own recipes that are IBS friendly with lots of flavour. In case you haven't noticed, I've got a really fussy palate. Potatoes are one of my favourite things to cook because of their versatility, a quick vegetable mash up.

Sunday, 19 March 2017

Lemon & Lime Loaf

There's something about citrus fruits I can't resist, maybe its simply that delightful tangy taste they offer. Have you ever wondered why limes and lemons are sour? I sure have and as you'd expect I've been doing some digging. It's because like the name suggests, they contain high concentrations of citric acid, duh. However, my investigations never end there as I tend to get a bit carried away delving into the effects of citric acid in the body. Now from a dental nurse point of view, I'd say have mercy on your enamel (high intake of acids causes enamel erosion) but hey its been a long week. Oh, I've realised it's only Tuesday, any excuse to make cake ay?! I would've gone all out by chucking some icing on that too but unfortunately, I've never really been a fan of icing. I feel like it disguises the true flavour of an already delicious loaf. This lemon and lime loaf is refreshing and is sure to get you taste buds tingling.

Saturday, 18 March 2017

'Get Out' Film Review

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Packed seats and a buzzing atmosphere, 'Get Out' is the movie of the century, an instant classic. Having been released in UK cinemas yesterday, I couldn't wait to watch it. I've just got in from watching 'Get Out' and it is officially the most Epic and chilling movie I've seen in a while. The audience applauded not once, not twice but 3 times during the movie and I can safely say that I  had never seen a film being applauded in the cinema. The story line dips into different genres and the emotions portrayed in the movie, oh so real!

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