Part-time bank worker Kerri Hickman is an active member of Girlguiding Sheffield, running a Brownie unit and acting as District Commissioner for Sheffield Hallam. She lives in Crookes with daughter Georgie and ‘psycho- kitten’ Woody.
Are you a cook? Very much so. I love spending time in the kitchen experimenting with recipes.
Any cooking tips? Cooking is an art, feel free to try different things; but baking is a science, check your measurements!
What’s your favourite dish? Simple prosciutto, chopped fresh tomatoes and basil, lightly cooked in olive oil and white wine, served with pasta and fresh bread.
And a drink to go with it? I’m happy with a glass of water, or well-chilled Prosecco.
Your favourite restaurant in the Sheffield area? Platillos in Leopold Square. Staff are friendly and the tapas are delicious; there’s always something new and interesting to try.
And pub? Peach beer at the Rising Sun, Nether Green!
What’s the worst meal you’ve ever had? Fish and chips at an award-winning restaurant in Whitby… 12 hours later I was in A&E with food poisoning.
And the best? Cheeseburger at a small restaurant on Cabbage Key in Florida, only accessible by boat.
Your favourite TV cook? Nigel Slater. His passion for food shines through.
What do you think of Sheffield as a place to eat out? We’re very lucky, there are so many small, independent restaurants, offering a cuisines for all budgets.