Darts Farm crowned Best Farm Shop in the South West (via Express and Echo)

After a nail-biting few weeks of public voting, Darts Farm was awarded Best Farm Shop in the South West on Monday night as foodies from across the region joined forces to celebrate the fifth annual Food Magazine Reader Awards. Food Magazine readers voted in their thousands to secure Darts Farm the top spot in a hotly contested category with other finalists including Padstow Farm Shop … Continue reading Darts Farm crowned Best Farm Shop in the South West (via Express and Echo)

Trill Farm opens its doors for 2015 with an inspiring programme of courses and talks to get you thinking, learning and eating!

Do you want to get your mind and body kick started this New Year? Trill Farm opens its doors for 2015 with an inspiring programme of courses and talks to get you thinking, learning and eating! Trill Farm, near Axminster, is the brain child of Dr Romy Fraser OBE, the founder of Neal’s Yard Remedies. Set up in 2008, the 300 acre organic farm has … Continue reading Trill Farm opens its doors for 2015 with an inspiring programme of courses and talks to get you thinking, learning and eating!

Ancient Greeks invented the Mediterranean Diet, University of Exeter reveals…

Ancient Greek doctors were the ones who invented the infamous Mediterranean diet, as hippocratic physicians used rich flavors in food in order to treat their patients, a new study from the British University of Exeter revealed, according to the Daily Mail. The experts at the University of Exeter studied texts of ancient Greek doctors and found that they believed rich flavors could improve the food’s … Continue reading Ancient Greeks invented the Mediterranean Diet, University of Exeter reveals…

OPINION: Vote for the restaurants you want to see in The Guildhall Dining Quarter

Just had to stick my oar in with this one.  The Express and Echo have put this up on their website and I can’t resist having my two cents about some of the options.  You don’t have to agree with me, please comment in the comments box, it’d be nice to have a bit of debate going. (image mercilessly stolen from The Express and Echo) … Continue reading OPINION: Vote for the restaurants you want to see in The Guildhall Dining Quarter

TWO people from Bude are set to become “pie-oneers”

TWO people from Bude are set to become “pie-oneers” after scooping a place on a national panel to take part in a pie taste challenge. Paul Langford and Sarah Clarke-Feltham have become two of just 100 proud “Pukka Supper Pie-oneers” from across the UK to be selected for the exclusive taste test hosted by the UK brand. The challenge follows a survey commissioned by Pukka … Continue reading TWO people from Bude are set to become “pie-oneers”

Jamie’s Italian in Princesshay – The opening date is revealed

Jamie’s Italian will officially open on Monday 2nd February 2015 at 12 noon in Princesshay. The restaurant is the first Jamie’s Italian to open in the West Country. Jamie Oliver’s Italian mentor and celebrity chef, Gennaro Contaldo will welcome guests to Princesshay’s newest restaurant on Monday 2nd February. The Italian legend is said to have taught Jamie Oliver everything he knows about Italian food. Jamie’s … Continue reading Jamie’s Italian in Princesshay – The opening date is revealed

CAMRA Exeter Winter Ale Festival: Next weekend

For the ale lovers amongst you, it is our local CAMRA Winter Ale Festival next weekend! More details here: This year, due to a surge in popularity, more ales have joined the line-up, more space has opened up, and there are two bars, one with live music, the other left quiet for conversation. The annual celebration of real ale is organised by the Exeter and … Continue reading CAMRA Exeter Winter Ale Festival: Next weekend