A few weeks ago I spent a leisurely few hours walking around Bristol with a gang of like-minded foodies on something called The Bristol Food Tour. Our goal was simple: to stuff our faces with delicious treats from some of the city’s best independents-. Run by best friends Alice and…

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Laksa is a popular noodle curry soup which you find all over South East Asia. It’s particularly popular in Malaysia and even more so in Penang where Chinese immigrants settled from the 15th century onwards, mixing their food and culture with the local Malay people resulting in what is widely…

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Recently, I’ve been extolling the virtues of Zapsy and their tasty Polish sandwiches (zapiekanka). You’ll probably have seen me waffling on about them ALOT on my twitter and instagram.  Actually, I first told you about these guys last year when they sold their amazing sarnies from a small hatch near…

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Good Sixty is something new and rather fabulous in Bristol. It’s a website designed to connect local food shops and small producers with customers all over the city. I’d heard about it on social media whilst we were away but didn’t know too much about it so not long after…

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Tom Yum paste has recently become a staple ingredient in my travelling box of foodie bits. I’m sure you all have a jar or two of Pathak’s curry paste and Mae Ploy Thai green curry paste in your fridges but do you have Tom Yum paste? You bloody should!  

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When John’s House opened in late 2014, my mum’s village of Mountsorrel was all of a flutter. A fine dining restaurant up in the Stonehurst farmhouse? How exciting! When it was awarded a Michelin star the following year, things began to change. A Waitrose opened and now, they also have…

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