Monday 28 May 2012
Chocolate lovers be warned. If you venture to Filey you should go in search of chocolate oyster shells filled with more mega wonderful chocolates.Mr Walter Sterchi arrived from Switzerland in the early 1900's. Now based on Hope Street. Every chocolate is hand dipped and fillings are made from old recipes and more modern alternatives.
Saturday 26 May 2012
Then you need weights and bait. Live bait -lugworms,ragworms and I think any other sort of worm you can find that wriggle and preferably doesnt bite. For those who know me well I am always coming up with a new idea -some more scatterbrain that another.We were in New Zealand 6 years ago watching people fish for their supper, the idea has stuck with me. How often I have gone ar
Wednesday 9 May 2012
At my age I couldn't cope with two nights out on the town. Very rarely do I ever go into York in the evenings.This was an exception my friend,Louise's two sons play in a band. Their group is called One Night Only. George is the lead singer while
Saturday 5 May 2012
3rd May 1952- Jack was the first born of Charlie and Brenda Peckitt. He was born at Weston Nursing Home just outside Malton and brought up at College Farm, Byland Abbey.So on Thursday night it seemed pretty apt that we went back down to Malton to celebrate his 60th birthday .My husband an OAP-gets his bus pass and pension reductions here and there. Doesn't seem 5 minutes since he was winning races at the local point to points when he was the golden boy of the track. Back to 2012- we went to the newly opened Talbot which has had much publicity lately as James Martin is in running the food there.It supports local businesses and for me that is what it is all about.I would love to say it was everything you would expect . Malton so needs somewhere as gracious as this.Hey I am no food critic but I have my opinion. First get rid of the head waiter or whatever his fancy name is -he is so up his own it is unbelievable. Shame there was not the slightest background music when I mentioned to the receptionist on the way out she said it was due to it been a listed building... It was like a morgue making for a very stiff atmosphere.. I choose well I had the taste of Yorkshire pork as you will see .Poor Jack went for the scallops which were served on black pudding. The latter been as thick as a cream cracker and not as thick as a butter puff. I choose loin of beef which again was very nice, the mushroom risotto was divine .Unfortunately Jack choice the