Eating Exeter visits the Exeter Food Festival 2013

A long time has been spent writing this post.  In fact this post started off life as a post in a third-party piece of blogging software that got added to over the week and then managed to become the victim of a mistimed OS upgrade, thankfully the photos were saved but the text is now long gone, historical bits lost to the God of Unsaved … Continue reading Eating Exeter visits the Exeter Food Festival 2013

Exeter University Farmer’s Market: A little gem.

Every so often (dates listed here) Exeter University holds a Farmer’s Market on the Forum Piazza which is just outside The Forum oddly enough and the Northcott Theatre.  The latest redevelopment of this area means that there is a central place to hold such events, and the large wide space of the piazza means that it can accomodate a large gathering of bodies with room to … Continue reading Exeter University Farmer’s Market: A little gem.

Baked Camembert: The first recipe is always the easiest

On Eating Exeter, we intend to put out the occasional recipe.  Some of them are, like this one, tried and tested and others just sound nice. Before you proceed though, have a look at this article with some good do’s and don’ts for Baking Camembert. Here is a recipe for the cook-shy amongst you.  It has to be the easiest culinary method to follow, and … Continue reading Baked Camembert: The first recipe is always the easiest

Restaurant Guide – Oliva Restaurant, Topsham

      http://www.olivarestaurant.co.uk/ 01392 877878  6 – 7 Fore St Topsham Devon If you want an award-winning place to eat, look no further.  This place has won more awards than you could wave a deliciously coated stick at.  Located in the heart of Topsham, the posh annexe of Exeter, it has won Devon Life Chef of the Year and Restaurant Of The Year multiple times, … Continue reading Restaurant Guide – Oliva Restaurant, Topsham

Devon Coffee, Queen Street

Nudged between Subway and Cafe Nero in the upper part of Queen Street is a new independent cafe called Devon Coffee, opened four months ago with little fanfare or announcement. My first suspicion that something had changed, was a new hand painted pavement sign advertising Bacon Sandwiches for £3. So was this just another coffee shop trying to muscle in with the big boys? What made them different in … Continue reading Devon Coffee, Queen Street

Exeter Food and Drink Festival

It is that time of year again.  The Exeter Food and Drink Festival is appearing over the horizon like a big family-fun-filled-food related sunrise, and as usual I am curious to see what is happening. http://www.exeterfoodanddrinkfestival.co.uk/ I am hoping to go along and see what is occurring, fancy giving myself and my co-editor some free tickets? (only joking). I am genuinely buzzing with excitement at the … Continue reading Exeter Food and Drink Festival