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Oxford Blue

Had a fab meal at Oxford Blue off Iffley Road recently. Delicious pizza and a quirky interior with lots of doors that say things like "Harry Potter is actually in here!" They also have a Nintendo and telly. I know - not more gadgets surely- but - what if you went for a 6 mile… Continue reading Oxford Blue

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The Cherwell Boathouse

http://cherwellboathouse.co.uk/ This place is serving delicious food at the moment. We've been a few times over the years  and we were never blown away by the food. But we had friends visiting from overseas recently and decided to take them somewhere a bit different. So we really booked the Cherwell Boathouse for its location, with… Continue reading The Cherwell Boathouse

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A quintessentially English dessert with an Indian twist

Not many desserts spell summer like Eton Mess. Crunchy meringue, whipped cream and strawberry sauce is a winning combination, best served al fresco. And it's one that can be prepped in advance and then assembled when ready to eat. Children love joining in at this stage too - prepping - and eating that is. The… Continue reading A quintessentially English dessert with an Indian twist

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The ingredient that turns the humble Mac n Cheese into a gourmet meal

Recently we were invited on this amazing yachting holiday by friends on a private yacht with its own chef ( I know - get me holidaying like Beyoncé) One evening Chef Tom (as he was affectionately called by us) served up his usual fabulous food and the potatoe purée had this wonderfully distinctive taste. I… Continue reading The ingredient that turns the humble Mac n Cheese into a gourmet meal

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Pho Westgate Oxford – Vietnamese Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

Visited Pho Oxford recently with my niece to meet up with a few girlfriends over lunch. Friends chose the venue and I hadn't been before. When we first walked in, I must admit I thought it was a bit grundgy but I was just being a snob. The restaurant serves up tasty, honest Vietnamese, Asian,… Continue reading Pho Westgate Oxford – Vietnamese Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options