Hello, and welcome to The Purple Dog in central Colchester. It's a pub and it has history and beams and a beer garden and stuff. I've spent many a rowdy evening and one too many boozy afternoons there in my time due to it's comfy ambience, indie friendly sway on musical matters and pleasing range … Continue reading The Perfect Fishfinger Sandwich Hunt- The Purple Dog
I have been shamefully slow in the writing up of the May meeting of The Victoria Inn Food Club, and for this, well, lets pretend I have a good excuse and move on. The May meeting, as determined by the age old fail safe of drawing names from a hat, was fruit, and much like … Continue reading VIFC Meeting- Fruit!
I don't need to explain to anyone who has ever ground the nine to five grind that there is something very special about a Friday. Magical things happen around this portal to the weekend. Things like swapping the suits and sensible shoes in favour of 'dress down', the sudden abandonment of weekday diet righteousness for Friday Cakes, … Continue reading A Little Plug- CHeFS at Colchester Institute.
It's a long way from the new year, but I'm still trying to embrace new things in line with that little resolution which seems so far away today. Enter Saturday night, enter dinner with the friends in law, Chinese in theme and everyone to bring along a dish. Due to some poor forward planning (blame … Continue reading Something New- Chinese.