The Crab Hut at Brancaster Staithe

No trip to this part of the Norfolk Coast would be complete without a visit to The Crab Hut at Brancaster Staithe! Located at the Harbour in the car park, it was exactly what the name suggested a Hut serving Crab. Raised up on stilts with a set of steps to reach the counter it…

The Burnham Tea Room and Cafe

The Burnhams Tea Room and Cafe in Burnham Market is a tiny little place situated in the main square area tucked away alongside a cluster of quaint eateries, tea rooms, and other assorted ‘posh shops’. There were plenty of people milling around trying to get a table and so that was enough to make us…

YESU Community Cafe in Sheringham

Yesu Community Cafe and Community Fridge in Sheringham is known as ‘The Peoples Place’ and having popped in while we were visiting the area it was easy to see why. Open since 2002 it is run by volunteers and in their own words; “Our seaside cafe provides a warm and welcoming space to meet friends…

Eric’s Fish and Chips in Thornham

Eric’s Fish and Chips in Thornham was highly recommended to me by the peeps on Twitter a few months back when we were discussing the best chippies in Norfolk. So this week while we are caravanning in nearby Hunstanton we made a point of heading here to check the place out. Located in the Drove…

Cooking the ‘Chicken with Charmoula’ from “The Immigrant Cookbook”

The Immigrant Cookbook is a fabulous collection of recipes put together and edited by Leyla Moushabeck. Featuring recipes and stories from chefs across America who came to the States for various reasons, through this book they share their cultural heritage and also some really amazing food. I have loved reading through the book and also…

Cooking ‘Goat Keema’ from “GOAT” by James Whetlor

Today we are cooking a Goat Keema, a dish that in the past I confess I have dismissed as being just fancy Indian mince and peas. However, once you get an idea of all the different spices you use to create the meal, one realizes how much more there can be to it and how…

Secret Burger Club at The Blue Bell in Rothley

Secret Burger Club have become a regular fixture in the car park of the Blue Bell Inn in Rothley recently. This weekend they were here on the Sunday afternoon smashing burgers on the grill in their food truck and we took up the chance to pop over to grab one of the best burgers available….

Cooking the Goat Curry from “GOAT” – by James Whetlor

GOAT by James Whetlor is a truly excellent book about Goats and cooking with Goat meat. I confess that like many most of my previous experience of eating Goat has been mainly restricted to Curried Goat from numerous West Indian, Jamaican, and Caribbean takeaways and restaurants. I am not going to list out the exact…

Yakii Express in Loughborough – Gyoza and Katsu Chicken? Yes please!

Yakii Express in Loughborough is a small cafe offering up Japanese Rice and Noodle dishes. Located on the pedestrianized Market Street they are pretty close to the Market place and the back entrance into the shopping centre They describe themselves as a “Modern Asian fast food restaurant and takeaway, and a family run restaurant at…