victorious festival, southsea

We’ve really enjoyed our bank holiday weekend, having spent Saturday in Southsea for Victorious festival. We met some friends beforehand, and stopped in to Monty’s, a small cocktail bar near where the festival was taking place.

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guinness feast, part 2: beef shin and pearl barley pie

I love making pies – crispy pastry, tender meat and a tasty sauce. This recipe was very rich and flavourful.

I bought my beef shin from my local butcher for a fantastic price, and the fat on the meat keeps it incredibly tender while cooking.

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