The Retreat – Staines Upon Thames

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The Retreat, Staines Upon Thames

Helping us banish the January blues, Surrey K were lucky enough to be invited to visit The Retreat a new Gastropub in Staines.  It has been totally refurbished and has been up and running since 2nd December 2016.  On entering the pub I was immediately impressed by the fresh contemporary interior design. The Retreat is aiming to be the epitome of what you’d expect in a good English gastropub. Continue reading

Spanish One Pot.

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Spanish One Pot

A simple one pot prawn, chorizo and rice casserole that’s packed full of hearty real food ingredients.  It’s the perfect example of how a casserole can be simple, flavourful and nourishing.  This dish is a variation on the traditional paella.  A complete supper from one pot with little cleanup.  Perfect for the cold weather when all you want to do is put your feet up by the fire. Continue reading

BEETROOT MEATBALL BOWL W/ TAHINI & CASHEW CREAM (GF+V) — What’s Cooking

Happy New Year to all of our SurreyK followers and a big thank you for your support in 2016.  I’ve decided to kick off the New Year by sharing a wonderful blog post from Amanda at ‘What’s Cooking’.  I’m always looking for new ways to use beetroot in my cooking so Amanda’s beetroot meatballs captured my interest immediately.  Fingers crossed this recipe might also make a healthy toddler snack for my nineteen month old.

Happy New Year everyone! I’m not big on the New Year as a holiday, but I like the idea of a marker in time where you are hopeful about a fresh start and taking a moment to assess priorities, to see where you are in terms of goals and aspirations-where you fell short and where…

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