Honey Glazed Short Ribs

A few weeks ago Dave and I spent a very merry (ahem) Friday evening down at Averys Wine Merchants in Bristol with field&flower, an online butcher shop delivering high quality, traceable meat, charcuterie, fish and dairy all over the UK. Their event at Avery’s was to celebrate their local customer…

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Italian Month at Marks and Spencer

It’s Italian month at M&S and a few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to join their executive Chef Jon Jones, food editor Emma and some of their team to take a closer look at their pasta range and some of their new sauces and products. We met at Food…

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Crafty Nectar Ciders

A few weeks ago I was sent some cider from Crafty Nectar. It arrived at work and was a welcome distraction from a spreadsheet I’d been working. It also caught the attention of my colleagues who wanted to know if we could crack a bottle open. Seeing as it was…

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13 Must-Eats in Penang

There is so much great food to be found in Penang and we spent a very happy few weeks there last year working our way through everything on offer. So much so that this roundup started as the top 5, then the top 10 and now, the random top 13…

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Mum’s Lasagne

Lasagne is a faff to make, there’s no denying that. But every now and again, it’s worth making the effort. And if you have the time, my mum’s lasagne recipe will blow every other one you’ve tried right out of the water. Ingredients (serves 6) For the ragu: 500g pork…

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From Provence With Love

As a blogger I get my fair share of offers to review products and restaurants and honestly, I turn more down than I accept. Sometimes though, a really special something drops into my inbox. An email from Thomas, co-founder of Tariette, was one of those. Tariette is a family business which…

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12 Must Eats in Tokyo

It’s time for another guest post, this time from The Munching Traveller (Aka Michelle Lim). As well as her blog, why not check out her Instagram and facebook too! I’ve been reading all of her South Korea blog posts in preparation for our trip in May and I cannot wait! You’ve probably…

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Supporting Your Local Indies

Earlier today I saw this tweet pop up from Ceres Cafe in Stokes Croft here in Bristol. It was refreshingly honest and reflects the troubling times we’re seeing at the moment with the closure of many places (both indie and chain) around Bristol. It coincides with a new initiative too,…

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