The Cosy Club, Southernhay (New Summer Menu)

When it opened two years ago, The Cosy Club really changed the playing field for chain restaurants in Exeter.  It was a new, quirky and it did some amazing cocktails.  You can read the original review here, its a little old so it is in need of an update. Entering through what had been the chapel entrance of the old hospital, you are presented with one … Continue reading The Cosy Club, Southernhay (New Summer Menu)

Today I Learned (TIL) about the Hidden Treasure Tearoom in New Bridge St. Exeter

I feel a little ashamed of myself because I actually missed this completely.  But a new little tea room appeared at the bottom of Fore St. (where it turns in to New Bridge St.) opening last year.  It has a distinct vintage theme, and is bookable for private parties too. The Hidden Treasure Tearoom looks like a fabulous addition to the amazing selection of places … Continue reading Today I Learned (TIL) about the Hidden Treasure Tearoom in New Bridge St. Exeter

The HubBox, 183 Sidwell Street

You could be forgiven that taking your first steps in to Exeter’s newest Burger joint, would be accompanied by signing in and finding a hard hat from the site manager’s office. But this fully functioning slice of New York inspired industrial chic has a quirky-vintage twang which needs to be appreciated as part of what makes The HubBox a completely unique establishment in Exeter.  I … Continue reading The HubBox, 183 Sidwell Street

Artigiano, High St. Exeter

248 High Street, Exeter, EX4 3PZ ¦ Follow on Twitter On the other end of the scale, miles away from Cafe Central (see previous article) is another new opening in Exeter.  Artigiano is a direct import from London, and has brought a bit of coffee sophistication to the High St.  Right opposite Starbucks (haha). Not that Exeter is devoid of amazing places to drink and … Continue reading Artigiano, High St. Exeter

Ham and Bean Supper Chowder Recipe: repost from Recipe Vintage

Ham and Bean Supper Chowder comes from the annuls of Recipe Vintage. The coldness of winter has now firmly set in, and my mind starts to look towards yummy soups and savory chowders to start munching on with some fresh bread and a scarf. http://recipevintage.blogspot.co.uk is an online respository of historic and vintage recipes. Follow on Twitter @recipevintage or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/recipevintage Continue reading Ham and Bean Supper Chowder Recipe: repost from Recipe Vintage

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Beef Bourguinon (Fondue Method)

Beef Bourguinon (Fondue Method) Tonight is going to be a bit of a recipe night on Eating Exeter.  This will be the first of a few, so prepare your scrapbook!  The recipes come thanks to Recipe Vintage, Eating Exeter’s sister site. Beef Bourguinon.  Some people spell it with an ‘ne’ on the end, others don’t really care. This method shows you how they did it … Continue reading Beef Bourguinon (Fondue Method)

Economical Light Fruit Cake Recipe (courtesy of Recipe Vintage)

Apologies to those who follow Eating Exeter on Twitter (@eatingexeter) if you have already seen this.  But I had to share another one of Recipe Vintage’s scanned in recipe cards from the 60’s.  (What is the right way, 60’s or sixties when you’re writing?) This is ‘Economical Light Fruit Cake’, so called because its meant to be fluffy and cheap.  A bit like a bird, … Continue reading Economical Light Fruit Cake Recipe (courtesy of Recipe Vintage)

Pickwick Fish Pie, a seventies classic.

Pickwick Fish Pie 1970′s style (courtesy of Recipe Vintage) I am currently looking at digitising my collection of vintage recipe cards.  Inspired by the BBC’s failed attempt at digitising their back-catalogue of broadcasts, I felt that this would be the perfect time to start scanning in some of my oldest and most cherished recipes from my collection. Image taken from: http://www.etsy.com/listing/88439516/marguerite-pattens-recipe-box-with-cards So here is the first … Continue reading Pickwick Fish Pie, a seventies classic.