As we’re sure our followers will know by now, we love food! And we’ve been truly inspired by some of the recipes being shared in our local community by Discover Rutland through the new ‘Rutland Steady Cook’ initiative. We’re looking […]
One of our go-to cocktails is the classic Martini, with gin, dry vermouth, bitters and a twist of lemon. In a mixing glass half-filled with ice, stir 3oz gin – a London Dry Gin is recommended – and 0.5oz dry […]
This is a delicious cocktail from the 1930s and gave Lisa the chance to use the lovely Calvados from her travels to Normandy last November. Into a shaker half-filled with ice add: 1 oz Calvados (or Applejack)1 oz gin1 oz […]
Nestled in the little yard off Church Street in Oakham is ‘Orbis’ – a new food and drink venue offering delicious small plates, a good selection of world wines and a carefully curated cocktail list, not to mention excellent fresh […]
A big shop this Christmas for the Rutland Foodbank…
For a long time we have wanted to find a local charity we can support and raise awareness for – and at last we have decided!
What could be better than afternoon tea in the beautiful Beaumanor Hall in Leicestershire while being entertained by the fabulous D-Day Darlings?!
On Thursday evening we enjoyed the Rutland Poppy Project’s evening of ‘Poppies & Prosecco’ at Fika in Oakham.
Yes, it’s true, we chose a hotel because it has a LEOPARD PRINT BAR!!
The highlight of Lisa’s birthday weekend was dinner and cabaret at the fabulous Café de Paris…