The wet, cold & windy June weather at the weekend didn’t stop the BBQ teams from descending down to the farm to light up their colourful array of ‘Qs’, to compete against […]
He may look very complicated, but he is in fact very simple. He runs on sausages and beer.
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Last week I put out a call for another foodie blogger to join our humble blog. The competition was fierce as we pitted potential rivals in a battle of wits, physical ability, […]
All photos are copyright Nick Hook Photography The best events are the ones that you’re invited to last minute. My good foodie chums Harry & Nick were due to go to this […]
All photos courtesy of Jose Jimenez Chef Alastair David is holding ‘A Celebration Of Slow Grown Flavour’ showcasing hogget from Tuckett’s Farm. Two pop-up dining events will be held at separate locations […]
All photos courtesy of Raw PR The season for food festivals has really kicked off with a strong beat. Not hardcore drum & bass but something rhythmic, sustained and altogether fun to […]
Exeter Food Festival is one of the yearly highlights that I look forward to on our foodie calendar. This year I feel it was the best yet, and although we were not […]
Two years after the ground-breaking partnership began, this month Quicke’s will release the first wedges of its Vintage Clothbound Cheddar made using Cornish Sea Salt. The truckles were placed in the cheese […]
I will admit that I’ve started this review about three times, and this will be the fourth time. I’m pretty good with words generally, but this event left me trying to find […]
If you’ve never been to Christow then I am hoping that I will give you a really good reason to visit; it isn’t a big place, it lies 12 miles from Exeter […]
Chris Gower heads down to Boringdon Hall in Plympton to try out their casual dining offering. This historic venue has a killer reputation for a la carte, will this be the same […]
Lympstone Manor is delighted to announce the launch of its new annual memberships. Divided into two categories, House Membership for individuals and a Corporate Membership for businesses, the memberships are available for […]
Exeter & Heart of Devon Hotels & Restaurants Association raise over £1,500 for charity in one evening!!
Members of the Exeter & Heart of Devon Hotels & Restaurants Association raised over £1,500.00 for Hospitality Action at this year’s annual dinner held at the Deer Park Country House Hotel on […]
Toasting the return of summer has just got that bit sweeter thanks the arrival of Yore from Lyme Bay Winery, a refreshing, moreish and dry sparkling mead produced among the rolling fields […]
There are two things in life that I could not live without. Food and mindfulness. In recent years organisations like Mind and individuals like Stephen Fry & Ruby Wax have popularized the […]
– Great British bakes with all of the taste, less of the calories – As the nation grumbles back to work after a season of office parties, over-indulgence and family get-togethers, many […]
Following 2017’s record-breaking year, entries are now open for the prestigious Food & Drink Devon Awards 2018. These gold standard awards celebrate the very best Devon has to offer by recognising the […]
I said to my dining companion, “I’m not going to write a review!” after all I didn’t have my good camera and I wanted to concentrate on catching up with my good […]
The nights are long, the days are comically short and it is bitterly cold. Here I am wondering what the hell happened to the past year? It disappeared in a puff of […]
This blog was co-founded by myself and a long-standing good friend of mine in the shape of Polly Addison-Lithgow. Formerly a colleague of mine at Exeter College, she left the bright lights […]
There is nothing better than getting a nice bottle of gin and making delicious drinks out of them. What could be better than using some premium Salcombe Gin to make a […]