Posted: 14 November '11 by Niall and Kelly
Do you have the spirit of discovery? Whyte & MacKay have hidden a bottle of their MacKinlay rare old highland malt whisky, a re-creation of the malt which Ernest Shackleton used to fortify his expedition to the South Pole in 1907. And the race to the prize starts in Belfast and Dublin at 10am today!
Posted: 28 March '11 by Niall
We’re not the preachy types here at Chilli & Chocolate, but some things are so important that we feel we have to tell you about them. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Fish Fight campaign is working to change the Discard Rule and stop the pointless death of thousands of fish. Sign-up and show your support!
Posted: 10 January '11 by Niall and Kelly
Isn’t the first day back to work after the Christmas break just awful? Kelly and I definitely needed that extra week off too – all of that rich party food left us in need of a little de-tox, but we’ve put the salads and mineral water away and we’re ready to start talking about real..
Posted: 25 December '10 by Niall and Kelly
Thanks to everyone for following our blog and taking an interest in Chilli & Chocolate through 2010. Kelly and I are really enjoying the whole thing: cooking all of these recipes, meeting producers and suppliers, running a few competitions, and visiting local restaurants. We’re really looking forward to 2011 too. We’ve loads planned – hopefully..
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Posted: 17 November '10 by Niall and Kelly
Stewarts Butchers in Enniskillen has been crowned the The Butcher’s Shop of the Year 2010. Not only did they lift the Northern Ireland regional title at the ceremony in the Sheraton Hotel on London’s Park Lane, repeating their success in 2008 and 2009, but this year they went one better and won the national award,..
Posted: 11 November '10 by Niall and Kelly
That’s it – Belfast has officially made it! We now have our own Wagamama restaurant! The Japanese noodle bar, famous for their “Positive Eating” approach to food, opens in Belfast on Monday 15 November in Victoria Square. It’s fair to say that we love Wagamama – we visited regularly when Kelly was at uni in..
Posted: 24 August '10 by Niall
The world’s biggest food fight starts tomorrow at 11am! The population of Buñol more than triples each year as thousands descend on the small Valencian town to join in the massive tomato fight, with over 100 tons of over-ripe tomatoes being thrown in an hour of fun and mayhem. No-one really knows why the event..
Posted: 28 July '10 by Kelly
.. for Wagamama to come to town.. And guess what?! It is!! The much-loved Japanese restaurant will be opening in Belfast’s Victoria Square in time for Christmas. UPDATE: Wagamama is here! Read our latest post. Niall and I are so excited by the news! If you’ve been to a Wagamama resturant then you’ll know why..