Yup we flew out to beautiful Boston .. it is truly a fabulous place.. we went to explore foods and celebrate St Patricks day.. so who better to take with us? Our lovely godson Patrick.. his first time across the… Read More ›
Meat and two .. Marrakech Mountains stylee..
We are having a fabulous time right near to the beautiful Atlas Mountains.. when your morning views are like this.. It’s really pretty cool.. and a wander just down the road to pick wild prickly pears for a snack….. Read More ›
Breakfast an lunch in dar nanka
So after a real hectic time (yet #fabulous of course!).. with the catering side of life.. it’s time for a small break.. and where better than to head out to one of the great food places on the planet.. Marrakech… Read More ›
So what’s been happening then Mr Fitz?
Ok .. So Mrs Fitz reminded me that I have met been posting as frequent. So what’s the story? We’ll have Ben getting the catering side really up and running.. There have been fabulous highs and lows.. Mostly I am… Read More ›
@meatopiauk time to meat up with a great pal..
now I have this excellent pal of mine.. You know the kinda pal that you don’t have to keep a close contact with to know that you are both totally there for each other whenever you may need it? I… Read More ›
Antep kitchen -a kinda review really.. Well not really we had lunch.. And it’s new.. There you go..
We are very lucky really.. There is often a new place opening quite close.. Ok so some are just replicants or ‘new’ chains.. Yet sometimes there are some excellent chefs passing through with their ‘local to them’ knowledge.. And this… Read More ›
1001 dishes in Arabia
ok perhaps not that many.. We have been eating really rather well though.. Like all this.. Yeah! And all this… And more! The standout dish so far? This Irish stew made by a Persian chef… Seriously feckin… Read More ›
A dish fit for a sheik.. Quails.. Lots of quails..
Quails… Lots of quails.. All nestled in nicely on a big bed of cous cous.. Roasted with orange and thyme.. all their juices making the sauce.. I am a big fan of quail.. Thing is you kinda have to… Read More ›
So where have I been? No posts huh?
Apologies.. Well I suppose I could have had time to put some together .. I normally do find the time.. Yet with crossing countries and various intermittent wifi and data access it just seemed fruitless .. Actually it just annoyed… Read More ›
Calcutta brasserie a review , not paid yet free food …
so I get asked kinda out of the blue by a local PR agency if I wouldn’t mind popping along to the Calcutta brassiere in the historic market town of stony Stratford .. Sure says i why not! Now I… Read More ›
Apologies for my absence ! It’s been a while.. Ok just a little while!
So what’s the story? Well … I needed to pop off to Alicante for a few meetings .. The food whilst there was rather nice.. A wide and varied selection.. If you dig small plate of Thai / Mediterranean fusion… Read More ›
Lunch at the swan in Salford @theswansalford
I used to visit the the swan in Salford quite often for lunch meetings a few years back.. so I looked forward to this revisit.. I think they own a few pubs now.. All liking local food and stuff.. This… Read More ›
Five guys with my attorney – a re-post
I am re-posting this as I have had news that my wonderful friend has passed away.. it’s a very sad time… very sad.. Miss you already attorney…. x its been an age since I sat and ate with my… Read More ›
Pasties for snacking
the pasty is the perfect snack.. Or to be honest it also makes a great brunch/lunch/dinner/supper.. These were made after being inspired by my blogger pal over at.. https://goodfoodseekingpart2.wordpress.com/2016/01/31/cornish-pasties Yet I wanted more veggies in them.. Carrots, onions, parsnips, swede… Read More ›
A titanic day.. Brisket, ice skating and a pint of the black stuff
A bit of a whirlwind day today. Starting with an excellent breakfast in which godson Patrick managed to ingest : Waffles with syrup and Nutella , four sausages , two thick toasts, a collection of pastries and cakes, watermelon… Read More ›
So it’s the last of the Indian adventures.. Time to fly home.. And I just say that this really is indeed the way to travel.. 😏 Great kebabs in the plane.. Served up with these amazing breads.. And… Read More ›
Last afternoon snack in Delhi.. Delicious !
Ok.. Mrs Fitz reminded me that I haven’t eaten any meats for a couple of days. I think I am getting like the lion in Madagascar! Hmmm Anyhoo after the breakfast fiasco we take a scoot about.. Couple of markets,… Read More ›
Breakfast in Delhi ( the lodhi.. )
so here we are in Delhi.. How beautiful is the sun rising.. Sure the honking and traffic has already started up .. Yet it feels good.. Now I hate writing things like the following.. I hope it comes across… Read More ›
Back in Delhi -Indian adventures part three! Swimming pools in bedrooms and the only hardtop auto rickshaw in Delhi!
This post is a bit of two sorts.. Firstly we have arrived back in Delhi.. For the final leg of our Indian adventures.. And oh my have we had some fun! And eaten done seriously good foods.. So where are… Read More ›
Supper on a swimming pool , to infinity and beyond! 🇮🇳
hang on a second.. Supper on a swimming pool? Umm … yeah just that.. Seeng as it is our last supper at the Tree of Life resort .. It was time to pull those aces outta my sleeves .. not that… Read More ›
almost last breakfast in aravalli hills and heffalumps (elephants!)..
So sadly it’s our last day at the fantastic property that is the Tree of Life here in the aravalli hills outside of Jaipur.. Seriously if you ever get the chance then you must stay here. I promise you will… Read More ›
Bang on biryani X2
we truly are being spoilt for delicious food.. After a pootle about Jaipur, taking in some sights and a couple of libations.. This is my pal Abhi who hopped me about. A lovely chap with a real interesting outlook… Read More ›
Chef day supper in Jaipur – fresh fresh chicken..
so how did it all go? If you missed it then read the post before this one.. This is how the eating turned out! If you want to understand the ‘making of’ you don’t need to buy the directors cut….. Read More ›
Cooking with the chef at the tree of life Jaipur
did I mention just how beautiful and chilled it is here? Don’t expect mad animations from brought in musicians or the staff dressing up in outfits and singing abba songs.. No siree .. Well did you really expect that huh?… Read More ›
Aravalli hills Jaipur
ok.. People have been asking me about the scenery and the touring.. Well ok.. Here’s a couple of shots.. Sure we did the elephant ride up to the top of the amber fort.. Bit of heavy traffic up there (… Read More ›
Rajhastani delights ! An almost vegetarian supper!
It’s all down to this amazing chef.. He really is amazing, and dealing with the produce he gets from around here is half the battle I guess.. Actually I think I have that partly wrong.. Chef arrived at our… Read More ›
Breakfast in tree of life Jaipur
our breakfast this morning was served in this wonderful building just across from us.. And what a wonderful spread! Fresh fruits from the gardens.. You can taste the freshness ! ) or is that just the environment..? If it… Read More ›
First Jaipur supper -trust me it’s darn good indeedy!
so after what was probably the quickest flight we have ever taken (minus a quite mad internal customs number for a domestics flight in Delhi!.. Don’t even go there., )., We arrive in Jaipur., we are staying at this great… Read More ›
Delhi breakfast before Jaipur
simple enough reading as a header.. not too much of an ordeal.. .. no biggie..Ummm HOLD THAT PAGE BUSTER! (for some reason though posting from the iPhone (my usual posting approach is not playing ball.. humph indeedy!).. Ok… lets play… Read More ›
Birthday supper for Mrs Fitz
So we had a wild day.. Great touring about old Delhi and the amazing historical that are the breadth of this (albeit) super smoggy city., this place has more smog than Mexico City and others put together for sure! I… Read More ›
A wander round Delhi
here we go here we go here we go.. A wandering around Delhi.. First lets introduce our driver /security and our guide.. Here they are.. And rather nice chaps too! This is outside the big mosque .. That’s as… Read More ›
First breakfast @theclaridges New Delhi
the morning of Mrs Fitz’s birthday .. And our first in this new land.. New Delhi! Breakfast.. The usual good fare is offered.. The ubiquitous chicken sausages, bacon, hash browns etc. Pastries.. Eggs.. Meats and fruits..great juices.. You know the… Read More ›
And so it begins.. Indian adventures
ok … Game faces on.. First the flight over.. Sometimes travel is so tough.. Ho hum.. Now you have to excuse the weird lighting.. Blame the airline.. It’s a bit like sitting in a strange club… An upper class club… Read More ›
Sitters sausage rolls
huh? Well the hounds have gone off to their sitters.. While we take to the skies ! So you have to give a gift along with the hounds right? So sausages rolls it is.. They always go down well.. So… Read More ›
Five guys.. I loved five guys.. Whenever in the states and paying the right money! Like here.. https://cookingwithmrfitz.com/2014/04/13/breakfast-lunch-dinner-nyc/ Not really like the one I took Mrs Fitz to today.. Although we were both hungry and there was nothing in the… Read More ›
Leaving Las Vegas
well I have left.. And you may have noticed an absence of posts.. I have to say that there really wasn’t anything of note that was worthy of a write! Seriously !!!! Oh apart from this.. But apart… Read More ›
firstly let me tell you I have been waiting to attend this event for ages.. I missed it two years in a row.. Yet for my birthday back in March Mrs Fitz bought me an excellent gift of not only… Read More ›
A lovely day making ‘Michelin starred’ sausages …
isn’t it great when you can share a passion? And particularly when that passion is for fine foodstuffs? I got invited by Ben to pop down to their small school farm and make kielbasa .. Ok.. So that’s the ‘generic’… Read More ›
Last kebabs in Istanbul..
ok don’t panic! Stay cool!! There are more left for other people.. Yet Is this really the last kebab? We’ll probably joy yet it is indeed for now the last kebab in Istanbul .. So where to have this mon-u-ment-us… Read More ›
we had a loooong day wandering.. Yet what a fabulous day .. Back in time to shower and use Nes Firz’s exceptional navigation in unfamiliar places , usually with a language barrier to boot skills. Mrs Fitz really is sooper dooper… Read More ›
Istanbul eats -breakfast & lunch
sorry for being a bit behind here.. We have packed do much into our stay and walked miles and miles.. Seriously loadsa miles! Yet let’s start at breakfast.. A nice spread.. All the usual hot items.. Plus special Turkish dishes….. Read More ›
Istanbul Eats ..cag kebab
so we are here. And yup it’s busy.. Like really freakin busy! We are staying in a very nice indeedy boutique hotel in the heart of the madness.. Grea position and a great room.. Very spacious and with a great… Read More ›
Anthem of the seas
Is it some kinda song? Nope .. It’s a new ship.. And a big one too! The third largest in the world I am told.. And I got invited along to the pre-inaugural launch… So off along I pop…. Read More ›
Having ever been to this part of holland was very interested to take a looksie at this pretty cool coastal village? Town? City? Not sure about that! Am lucky enough to be staying at the hotel huis ter duin.. A… Read More ›
Edinburgh eats and the eclipse
Have been up to Edinburgh .. Train on the way up.. It takes over five hours of old school shuddery squeaky head rockery pain.. Not actually that painful yet am sure you get the idea!! Nostalgic ? Nooo.. Started at… Read More ›
St patricks day redborne lamb stew
Well it’s here again.. Paddys day.. Slainte!! And of course it needs to be something ‘eorish’ for tea.. First the meat.. I finally went and had a visit to see Ben at redborne, he’s got a great thing going on… Read More ›
Last supper in Bhukara Ajman UAE
Another day spent on the beach.. Ooh.. Hang on.. Another great arabic breakfast of foul medames and breads .. With kibbeh.. Those lovely crispy meaty snacks.. Yummy!! They day was lovely we even took a swim in the sea.. And… Read More ›
Bhukara again! Maharajah kebabs
Awoke to the wonderful sounds of the Arabian Sea.. Mrs Fitz still not well though. A nasty cough and a stiff neck.. So a day in the sun is needed indeed! So we spent the day on the beach.. The… Read More ›
Breakfast and Indian BBQ Ajman UAE
Woke up to a windy day.. The sea still so pretty though.. And c’mon with the weather back home? Brrrr.. 🙈 A great breakfast of arabic? Foul medames with breads .. Delicious! A good days chill in a hammock cabana… Read More ›
Bukharah at Kempinski Ajman (injun bbq)
What a place! Great deco and all that yet lets talk food right? Everything is done on the tandoors they have.. Like everything! They even have a tandoori salad! (Umm that’s about it for the veggies i think!).. Ooh no!!… Read More ›
Truffle butter & Ajman UAE
Huh? Well needed to crack two posts with one.. As we are now in the UAE after a very eventful journey that involved a nutter ploughing into the back of us en-route to the airport., destroying his car yet luckily… Read More ›
Umbrian black winter truffle in Amsterdam
Amsterdam is famous for many things .. Many hedonistic delights.. Much beauty and amazing architecture .. I have another post to write about a supper in a secret club.. I have to calm down a bit first at the shocking… Read More ›
Amsterdam breakfast steak & eggs
There a zillion good places to take breakfast in Amsterdam.. Ok.. Maybe not a zillion yet you get the picture right? Yet I a very fortunate that my Father lives here.. In a very fine house in a very fine… Read More ›
Eat at joes in amsterdam
Here I am in amsterdam .. It’s rainy and cold off the canals.. Yet hey. It’s such a lovely place.. Just so pretty .. Good home style food was needed though so eat at joes it is.. A great place… Read More ›
Ox cheeks Mrs Fitz cooks
Mrs Fitz always ensures that there is something welcoming and hearty for when I return from my adventures.. This supper was no let down! Ox cheeks , slo cooked for sixteen hours.. Yup sixteen in red wine a ridiculous amount… Read More ›
Last lunch in Monte Carlo
Where do you take your last lunch before leaving Monte Carlo? Here of course! And WOWEE WOODLE WOO WOO!! What a salad mon ami what a salad! Just the freshest thing ever! The tomatoes were just wonderful like seriously bird… Read More ›
Hermitage Monaco Mr Fitz goes vegetarian!!
First off.. I am actually not peeing.. Its a fountain at the Rothchild estate… Read the sign next to me.. I thought it was a funny shot.. Apologies if you don’t.. (It was one of those days..).. Read the sign… Read More ›
Well I am in Monaco .. Famous for quite a few things.. That being the most famous perhaps? It’s not the greatest weather yet hey! It’s still pretty cool.. Now eating.. After all I am in a place that must… Read More ›
Two meat & bean chilli and chips with dips
Am currently in Monaco yet prior to going a simple supper was needed.. What better than a chilli with fresh chips? With nice dips? The chilli was made by frying off red ticket rose veal mince with white spanish onion… Read More ›
92 year old lamb stew
Ninety two year old stew? Huh? Well it was a neck of lamb stew I made to take to eat with my 92 year grandfather .. Defrosted the neck.. That’s on the defrosting plate I got .. It’s brilliant! Fried… Read More ›
Masa chips and use up bits ala mehican
I have been waiting and wanting to use my little Hugo that I brought back from Mexico City for a while now.. Also wanting to use that smuggled back masa flour.. Just mixed with hot water with a good hit… Read More ›
What’s under those then? & Fidee cent y’all
After what felt like a long day indeed.. Including taking back the most ridiculous clown car-esque hire car ever.. We kept expecting that clowns would pour outta it every time we parked up!! We had these.. With this great wine!… Read More ›
Iyers VEGETARIAN/VEGAN cafe – cork – eire – review (kinda!)..
I have been watching this place on twitter for a while now .. (Mine is @mrfitzcooks by the way.. Ahem..).. It always has me looking at it with a smile and mild hunger at the way they are seemingly twisting… Read More ›
Hotel room buffet.. A hotel in Cork – Ireland
You may recall posts like this one on cookingwithmrfitz.com .. https://cookingwithmrfitz.com/2014/10/17/in-room-dining-mr-fitz-stylee/ It’s how we love to eat when we stay in hotels.. Sure the room service menu is sometimes fun.. Yet when you can snack out in your suite all… Read More ›
Back in eire’..
We are back in the Emerald Isle.. Tiny planes fly here!! (Those great looking grapes are wonderful as a breakfast snack on the train to the plane!).. Still it’s lovely weather . Cold yet bright and lovely.. Lunch was just… Read More ›
Left over fava bean lamb with cous cous
Had some of those chops left over. That’s the good thing about cooking just the little extra when can.. Inspired by Father Fitz’s recent trip to morocco .. Am thinking a cous Cousy number.. (Although it turned into more of… Read More ›
A guest post? Kinda!
I don’t really do guest posts.. Of course I welcome guests to my virtual rumblings.. Yet this one is slightly different.. Father Fitz has at last been enjoying the joys of Morocco .. Am very pleased that he has.. I… Read More ›
Quick Barcelona round up!
Righty… A quick trip out to Barcelona for work porpoises .. Starting with a stay and meal at the Mondrian in Londons south bank.. It’s the old shipping containers, ( not literally, that’s the name of the building!).. It’s very… Read More ›
Mr Fitz ‘carnitas’.. Home again
I have arrived back home.. It’s been a long one this trip.. It feels long.. The journey through the hills back into Mexico City was interesting.. A slight possible altercation with some ranchero narco .. We were driving.. On a… Read More ›
Weird beer cocktail
Forgot to share this with you .. Dressing bizarre this drink.. Had it at the thermal baths with a pal.. It’s wrong it’s not big not clever.. Trust me. First the chap rolls the edge of the cup in gloopy… Read More ›
Restaurant & hotel MATEA ixtapan
This is a great place.. And just right for my last meals in the state of Mexico.. The chef is cool and his team great.. They have a kitchen and surroundings to kill for! The food was very good.. Mexican… Read More ›
Hotel Matea Inn somewhere in the state of Mexico!
I have to admit to not being one hundred percent sure of actually where I am right now.. It’s not the tequila as am kinda off the pop for now. More that it’s been a long day.. First a meeting… Read More ›
Rightyhoo.. Here I am in ixtapan .. 2800 metres above sea level .. Ok that’s Toluca .. Yet I am not that far away.. It is great to finally get fresh air although it hurts your head.. Do I get… Read More ›
It’s not the leaving of Mexico City that grieves me..
Moving in out of the city.. By bye Mexico City for now.. Looking forward to getting some fresh air! My nozzle feels like it’s done a whole box of ‘wolf of wall street’ donuts!! So for the last breakfast I… Read More ›
Mexico City eating.. I need to cook..
I’m getting the ‘haven’t cooked for while’ itch.. Even maybe it’s becoming a scratch… Annoying.. The food is also starting to grate me a little… I gotta refocus.. A good lunch though .. Made a nice break in the working… Read More ›
Tacos & protests.. Mexico City #43
Ok! Had to get over that steak supper.. Luckily lunch was provided at work.. Now we are changing through the gears..( umm not on the roads in Mexico city though!!).. Sheeshola! Lunch was tacos topped with alfalfa ( other toppings… Read More ›
Stoopid price steak .. & breakfast ‘tapas’ ..
Maybe that should have been the other way around? Let’s start with breakfast.. I love the juices available here in Mexico City.. So fresh .. This was carrot , with lemon.. and the tapas ? A sugar ring of course!!… Read More ›
Off cuts of mass wafers.. A one armed nun. & montezumas hat
I have never seen this before in my life.. (Well lots really!!).. Yet this one took the… You know those ‘biscuits’ you get for mass? Well this church of our lady of Guadeloupe sells the off cuts!! These are the… Read More ›
Walking around Mexico City & chicharones tacos..
Did I sleep well? Not really .. Strange room syndrome meets timezone shifts.. You would think I would be used to it by now yet it still hurts a little! Breakfast was a weird one.. The smog was high.. Yet… Read More ›
First meal in Mexico City
After a long long flight to Mexico City.. In which I ate all my home packed foodstuffs.. Plus a child meal .. ( good tip that one in long haul.. Kids meals consist of lots of more interesting things than… Read More ›
L’atalier des chefs.. Fois gras sliders
I was very proud to be invited to attend a competition of sorts by my friends .. It was held at l’atalier des chefs in London. A nice crowd of people in attendance .. I have never been inside a… Read More ›
Proper bacon sarnie..middle bacon
Inspired by my attorney’s picture message to me showing me his by the seaside breakfast.. .. I just had to have a bacon buttie.. No ordinary bacon though.. Ooh no Monsieur .. This is proper middle bacon.. That rare gem… Read More ›
Quick post here.. Yesterday was out wedding anniversary .. We had a lovely day.. No posts on supper nor lunch.. Yet breakfast.. Did you know though that Malaga was once in the running for eurodisney? Then ‘Paris’ got it instead… Read More ›
Malaga meat feasting
Wow what a lovely sunny day here in Malaga , estapona.. Great hotel the hotel kempinski Marbella .. A super day spent in the sun listening to the sea like twenty metres away.. Under the palm trees with no fear… Read More ›
In-room dining Mr Fitz stylee
Good day in the sun today .. Got slightly pink like a veal blush chop.. Must remember to add more cream! (Or actually any! ).. Ahem.. Ok.. Here’s the deal.. You know that in very nice hotels you get very… Read More ›
Bacon brioche butty – the birgerbird special
I have ‘created’ this wonderful snack in honour of my pal across the pond Sue.. Check out her blog here.. http://burgerbird.wordpress.com And yup she came second in an immense pie contest .. Immense!! And I am personally proud and honoured… Read More ›
Crispy chilli beef chow mein
I love crispy chilli beef.. It is my ‘test’ for a Chinese take-away.. It’s gotta be right.. Not all clumped together like some sugary chewy beef bhaji.. Although writing that has got me thinking.. Hmmmm ! The beef is cut… Read More ›
Eye-tal-eee-ann sausages & pork rinds
Haven’t made sausages for a while.. Yet after a good walk in the woods with the hounds this morning I seem to be full of gusto! ( will crash soon!).. It’s gotta be that air you get deep in the… Read More ›
Bull & Mcabe plus fishermans catch
After leaving Kinsale and that lovely hock behind.. A quick pit stop at the fishermans catch in Kinsale.. It’s just on the edge if town and is a van.. Been their years am told.. Had to try it out.. And… Read More ›
I cracked! (Cooking in Kinsale )
Got cooking pains me.. I get withdrawal symptoms.. Like a shaky shivery skinny person .. Waiting for ‘the man’.. And my attorney sent me a mail about the delicious sounding lamb dish he slow cooked yesterday.. It got me.. Ok… Read More ›
Hotel breakfast & store finds + friend cake
What is it about staying in hotels that mean that you eat far more than you should do first thing in the morning? I am lucky enough to have experienced hotel offerings around the globe.. Some incredible indeed others just… Read More ›
Over here in Eire
Its been a very sad visit this time around to the Emerald Isle .. My wife’s Father passed away .. Wonderfully proud/lump in throat moments including an amazing guard of honour through his village .. Very emotional indeed.. So no… Read More ›
Sorry for no posts ..
We are in Eire .. Sad times .. Family things.. Normal service will resume shortly.. Have had a couple of nice pints and a couple of cakes though.
Laab Thailand eatings .. British rose veal
We don’t often have thai food, firstly because there isn’t really any good Thai restaurants round our way.. And also I’m must admit to not knowing that much more than lots of soupy noodles and seafoods.. Plus of course a… Read More ›
Crab linguine. & pressed beef supper
Sounds like a weird combo? It’s not ! It’s two different dishes.. Of course the crab is for Mrs Fitz. (Epic she said!).. Cornish brown crab.. Hopefully no Shelley bits.. With an Italian frozen fridge staple of Italian mixed herbs….. Read More ›
Tabbouleh First time ok?
It doesn’t stop. The Lebanese feast prep continues.. Actually is this all Lebanese? Not sure.. I shall class it as such.. When I first began this blog me and Mrs Fitz went to Dubai.. And had the most excellent food….. Read More ›
Sweet ‘ol cottage pie
Sometimes you just need a giant food hug .. The kind that makes you know the world isn’t so bad and that things will be ok.. This cottage pie falls straight into that category.. Mrs Fitz has returned from her… Read More ›
Saturday night curry
I had this shoulder of lamb that needed eating.. Was just going to roast it whole .. Yet I would be the only one that ate it.. Mrs Fitz not being a big fan of roast lamb.. I cannot understand… Read More ›
Delicious ham hock supper
I couldn’t think of another name for this dish.. It is exactly as I wrote.. Delicious ham hock supper.. ! It began with watching a re-run of a JO show.. He cooked a couple of these… I twisted the recipe… Read More ›
Bavette / flap steak with bath pots & ‘French peas’
Bavette steak? What? Flap steak? Better? No? Still lost? Think of those wonderful Paris cafe steaks. Actually don’t! Instead think about going to your favourite butchers.. Talking it through with them.. And getting them to cut out fresh from the… Read More ›
Bubble and squeak yay!
I forget just how much I like bubble and squeak .. It’s great .. It started the other day when I treated myself to a breakfast.. and added bubble to the breakfast.. And it was the star! So since that… Read More ›
Breakfast at Balas
With our good friend Serena over from the Emerald Isle for the weekend, we have been having fun.. So a breakfast after a jaunt through the countryside was well in order! Arriving at the town of Bedford. With one porpoise… Read More ›
Pulled brisket of beef with olive oil breads..
I have been thinking about pulled beef for sometime now .. Doing some research.. Looking at cuts.. All that.. When it dawned on me.. First thing why don’t I just ask my fantastic butchers at ee lee & sons about… Read More ›
The Marle inn lunch (a review)
Hadn’t been to the Marle inn for a good while.. And having a meeting with my attorney and a colleague prompted a visit for lunch.. It’s blinkin hot so we couldn’t sit outside for long.. Just melting.. So inside we… Read More ›
Chicken wings- buffalo style
What is it about chicken wings? There is just something that makes them so good to eat.. Considering they are not used to fly just to flap about.. Me and my attorney were in Niagra one time and gazed longingly… Read More ›
Brazilian rice with BBQ lamb and French beans
The World Cup continues.. And I needed something to get my teeth stuck into.. Ahem.. It’s also festival weekend and fiesta friday.. This is a dish perfect for both.. Still in use up mode.. A quick scan of the indoor… Read More ›
A proper hog , a cow, a chicken and a lamb
It’s been a lovely weekend, the start of summer is surely upon us.. We have had the waterside festival in the village.. Attracting quite a few thousand people.. Bands on three stages and a heap of activities .. Very nice….. Read More ›
Picanha steak ?
The picanha steak.. New one on me.. Think I had it a few years back in Rio at one if those amazing grill joints.. so much meat !! They just keep bringing it on over! If you dig meat you… Read More ›
Lunch at balas.. Been a while
We love going off lunch at balas .. Problem is it’s in a real. ‘Cracked ‘ up kinda street .. You have to time it right so you miss the dealers and pimps.. They don’t eat there yet seem that… Read More ›
Butchers and black bean lamb and fried rice
I went off to see my pal Ian at e lees and sons butchers in earls barton.. It’s a bit of a trek for me yet I needed to go out that kind of way anyways .. Good to catch… Read More ›
I hadn’t flown with TAP for a while, the journey out to Lisbon was so early in the morning that to be honest I didn’t really notice much.. It musta been comfy as I nodded off for a wee while….. Read More ›
Honorato artisan burgers Lisboa
It’s champion leagues day in Lisbon.. That calls for a champion pre match snack.. Took a stroll along the promenade (probably called something else yet that’s what it feels like)., And saw this place.. Ok the rise of the artisan… Read More ›
Lisbon super supper mission.
I went on a mission for supper tonite, A proper mission.. It began with concierge.. And trying to fix a reservation at a restaurant that my attorney recommended.. It didn’t happen .. They ate just too full, you see in… Read More ›
Pulled pork ‘sausage’ rolls
Am off to Lisbon . It’s the uefa champions league final .. Going to be a great carnival! So what to make to share with my pal Fulham Dave on the journey at stoopid a clock ? (And of course… Read More ›
The intriguing story of the sherbet lemon
This story began way back.. Way back.. Remember the candyman? The post before? No? Do take. Look at the post.. It’s where the story begins.. https://cookingwithmrfitz.com/2014/02/26/the-candy-man/ There will be more about this wonderful sweet.. And let me share with you… Read More ›
Budapest lounge & British Airways food
Time to go home.. What a wonderful time was have had in Budapest.. A place that if you haven’t visited you really should , and if you have then you must return. So after checking out of the fantastic Corinthia… Read More ›
Robbie Williams and Room service
Well Mrs Fitz is a happy bunny.. We went to the opening night of Robbie Williams new swing concert.. I have to say that Budapest does concerts very well! Everyone was polite, no jostling, drunks, fake merchandisers , crap food… Read More ›
Supper in Budapest
After a fine walk taking in all the sights .. And Mrs Fitz ensuring that any chance of the snaffled pork fats would not be able to cause damage by walking it outta me! Sheesh we walked! No chance of… Read More ›
Budapest and the Corinthia hotel
We have both decided ( quite quickly !) that we both like Budapest very much..period. The architecture is stunning. And sure we have been walking about for what feels like forever yet it has been a lovely day indeed ….. Read More ›
Off to Budapest
Me and Mrs Fitz are off to Budapest.. For a quick jaunt .. So that means that a quick lunch is required .. Gone for smuggled back UTZ tortilla chips. With a quick good store bought standby of chilli.. Oped… Read More ›
Virgin Atlantic plane food
I forgot that this post was sitting patiently waiting to be published.. So I apologise to the post.. Sorry.. Virgin Atlantic at times is a wonderful way to travel across the pond.. There are not many airlines that would give… Read More ›
Virgin lounge/clubhouse JFK
Getting ready to fly home.. And what better than at the virgin lounge .. After arrival to the airport and fast tracking security.. See told you queuing was out for a while.. Into the virgin clubhouse we pop.. (That’s flying… Read More ›
Pastrami deli sandwich at Morton Williams
Well we had to do it.. Didn’t want to do it at a touristic spot .. Although of course they are cool and Katz or Carnegie delia both spring to mind.. Yet the queue? The line? No chance.. No more…… Read More ›
Breakfast, lunch & dinner.. NYC
A quick posting.. I say that as the weather is so nice today here in New York that we just have to get back outside into the sun! Breakfast.. Morton Williams.. Bacon sausage and breakfast potatoes.. Washed down with a… Read More ›
Blue ribbon fried chicken shhhh!
Ever heard of the blue ribbon sushi bar in manhattan? No? Really? Well actually nor had we.. Yet after a great recommendation from Robert at the Viceroy New York, we had to check it out .. Why? It supposedly has… Read More ›
Supper at Bubbys New York defending the American table
On extremely good advice from a good pal .. Me & Mrs Fitz took supper at Bubbys here in New York.. Www.bubbys.com We took to the one in tribeca, and it was a great choice, this joint has a great… Read More ›
Breakfast at the Brooklyn diner
Ok.. So here we are in New York, staying at the Viceroy.. Which is really rather nice.. Very friendly staff.. Which always really helps.. Woke up at stoopid a-clock due to the time zone shift.. Did some work and needed… Read More ›
And the award for best …
Goes to Mr Fitz!!! Yay!! I would like to thank .. Etc etc., Actually not mine yet (ahem…) Belongs to the Dallas Buyers club.. For best make-up. . Yet here I am, Mr Fitz once more travelling with the stars…. Read More ›
Olney farmers market – worth a visit? Replete flatbreads
I used to go to a lot of farmers markets.. Lots.. I still always try to visit them when in a different country or place.. Yet had stopped going to the local ones.. Why? Overpriced and samey.. You know the… Read More ›
Review of Bird of Smithfield part three! The finale!
Ok.. Last part of the review., let’s talk dessert. With that lovely feeling if happy fullness. It’s time for desert at the Bird of Smithfield. It did not disappoint .. Yet what to have? Hmmmm My attorney went for the… Read More ›
Review of Bird of Smithfield part two
Have had to write a part two… As annoyingly after writing a heap of stuff it seemed to have not uploaded.. Bugger.. So where were we? Ahh yes.. Into the dining room. Now he service has been slated in reviews… Read More ›
Bird of Smithfield
Time for a meeting with my attorney and in time honoured fashion we meet to eat.. There were a couple of places we were going to try out.. The Ivy (a usual) Hawksmoor and Goodmans. Decided instead after a dinner… Read More ›
Office canteen lunch
I had to attend a series of meetings in a clients office.. It happens sometimes.. However while there i did get to visit their staff canteen..and was really pleasantly surprised.. Take a look at the menu for this week.. It… Read More ›
Home .. Sweet chuck home,.
Am home.. After my Arabian adventures worthy of a good novel.. Or at least some novel adventures! Having hurtled around the F1 circuit.. Flown sea planes.. Narrowly missed camels in the sand dunes whilst shooting hard liquor in. 4X 4… Read More ›
Mini tacos.. Poppadom ice creams..
Following on from the mini keema sliders .. That were indeed tremendous.. I just have to share with you the mini tacos.. Mini chilli tacos served with a guacamole ( not as rich as my homemade jobbie ) yet delicious….. Read More ›
Delicious keema ‘sliders’
Was lucky enough to experience these wonderful keema sliders.. Sliders? Maybe not .. Well little sweet rolls .. Built for me by a great chef in Abu Dhabi.. With a wonderful beef keema, great sauces and a sprinkle of chopped… Read More ›
Lebanese are good Lebanese is good..
Went for a Lebanese supper .. Now me and Mrs Fitz truly dig Lebanese food I think it rates in the top three for sure.. Hmmm what are he other two?? Must work that out sometime.. Anyhoo.. This is the… Read More ›
Monte/Monty Carlo beach club saadiyat island
Spent the day at the Monte Carlo beach club today.. It’s on Saadiyat island.. It’s a nice spot and ‘sister’ property to the one Monaco.. This one though is far more contemporary … To be fair there is nothing else… Read More ›
Dessert driving and eating under the stars
Ok.. Look I know that I spelt desert wrong ok? Forgive me.. Yet am being so well looked after and overloaded with food stuffs.. It’s possibly all I can think of! Was driven out to the dessert ( see there… Read More ›
Sea planes and lunch..
Well after my adrenaline fuelled morning.. And petrol fumes to be fair .. It was time to take to the air. From the sea!! A wonderful sea plane spin to see all over Abu Dhabi , is it not just… Read More ›
Breakfast and F1
Am staying at the very lovely Viceroy hotel on Yas island in an dhabi.. It is very lovely.. Overlooks the F1 track.. Well actually is part if the F1 track in a way. Now.. Finding your room is a little… Read More ›
Flying on Etihad to Abu Dhabi
Ok.. Mr Fitz off on his travels again.. This time back to Abu Dhabi On Etihad airlines.. Got into the lounge yet not the upgrade.. Ahh well .. Never mind I still got four seats to myself on economy and… Read More ›
East village chicken wings..
Final supper in Cork.. Just had to have chicken wings in the east village… They are superb ! Superb indeed ! With varying degrees of hotness, from mild to insane!! We had them all.. Well there was four of us… Read More ›
Dinner at the Brehon , Killarney
After a good wander around the 144 restaurants so called available in Killarney.. Yup 144 restaurants.. ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY FOUR!!! We got none.. None that we fancied eating in.. None that didn’t seem to feature anything that could be… Read More ›
A day getting an appetite..
After a good breakfast if possibly the best hotel eggs EVER! We Went for a long drive today as the sun was out .. A LONG drive!! Like six hours!! Took a car feet that was lovely.. Saw the most… Read More ›
Mexican birthday supper in Killarney
Here we are in rainy Killarney.. A lovely place to spend your birthday.. Even if it is raining huh? Thus is the Emerald Isle after all, so the rain is pretty important I guess.. Although just a little bit less… Read More ›
Lunch in Paris ..
Needed to eat as last post!! Blood sugars crashing hard!! Saw a great gourmet burger truck outside in the street.. Stole the opportunity to purchase and snaffle.. A real good steak hache in a brioche bun.. Green stuff and tomatoes….. Read More ›
Military dinner in Paris
Went to the military officers building thing here in Paris … Good building.. Bad food.. Sorry I have to say it again .. Bad food A really strange starter of salmon trimmings with canned mandarins.. With a mascarpone coffee flavoured… Read More ›