The Punch Bowl Inn, Crosthwaite.

What is it ? – A well established 17th century country pub serving up good quality locally sourced food. What`s Cooking ? – Country pub food using local and well sourced ingredients. We asked for a Tasting menu in advance and Chef was happy to cook for us. Who`s Cooking ? – Chef Alex Beard….

Hidden Treasures in YORK.

This was my very first trip to the beautiful city of York. …even though it was on an extremely soul destroying 4 day Electrical regulations course. I think that the most powerful sales pitch for me was discovering Chef Joshua Overingtons previous employers. The Waterside at Bray , Tom Kerridges Hand and flowers and Restaurant Ledoyen in Paris….