Cake Fest Middlesbrough

To celebrate the £7.7 million makeover of Middlesbrough Town Hall*, I’m excited to announce an amazing event coming to Centre Square on Sunday 1st July – Cake Fest Middlesbrough! When the email landed into my inbox I knew it was something I had to roll up my sleeves for and get involved in. Combining two of my favourite things – eating cake and bigging up my hometown of Middlesbrough – how could I not be at the forefront of it?! I’ve always had an inner baker in me and although I’ve never baked a larger than normal cake before, nor have I decorated one with such detail, I’ve been looking forward to stepping up to the challenge. View Post

The Baker Street Kitchen

Middlesbrough is quickly becoming the place to be when it comes to dining out. With the fast growth from neighbourly streets, Baker Street and Bedford Street, independent businesses are booming. Offering a combination of wonderful eateries and quaint shops, there’s no better place to visit whilst in the town. A place I’ve been wanting to try for a while is The Baker Street Kitchen which is located on the corner of Baker Street nearby centre square. After hearing rave reviews of their all day breakfast menu I knew I wanted to try the food for myself.  View Post

Jean and Morag at Orange Pip Market

The last Saturday in May marked the first of many Orange Pip Markets which took place along Baker Street in Middlesbrough town centre. The new artisan food market boasts local food businesses, live music and street entertainment. Me and my mam had been looking forward to the event for weeks and luckily we were blessed with glorious sunshine throughout the day.  View Post