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Seville Orange Tart

Seville Orange Tart

I love the knobbly, gnarled Seville oranges that appear in the shops round about now. Usually destined for marmalade I thought I’d do something different with this batch. Seville Orange Tart – Ingredients For the pastry 175g plain flour 25g icing sugar 85g cold butter […]

Playtime at Purnell’s

Playtime at Purnell’s

What do you buy for the mother-in-law who has everything (including a new kitten) for Christmas? Well, if you’re a selfish pair of buggers like us the answer is a meal for three in a swanky Michelin starred restaurant. I’ve been a fan of Glynn […]

LET THEM EAT CAKE

LET THEM EAT CAKE

While I can’t say that I have fully embraced Veganuary, we have certainly eaten less red meat this month – I’ve even forgone my weekly bacon sandwich whilst listening to The Archers Omnibus. My experiments with meat substitutes haven’t gone extremely well – to be […]

What month is it again?

What month is it again?

Pope Gregory X111 would probably be turning in his grave. Gone are the well known months of the year – we now have Januhairy (you need to watch Gavin and Stacey to get this one), Ginuary (my particular favourite), Februdairy (a campaign to celebrate dairy […]

DON’T MESS ABOUT … JUST GO

DON’T MESS ABOUT … JUST GO

Last week I finally made it 12 miles down the road to Restaurant Twenty_Seven in Kingsbridge. I’ve been wanting to go for ages and after the recent announcement that they had just won the award for Best South West Restaurant at the Taste of the […]

A PIECE OF CAKE

A PIECE OF CAKE

Now I do like a piece of cake. My particular favourite has to be a gooey chocolate sponge with fresh raspberries and lashings of clotted cream – well we are in Devon! Hubby’s cake of choice is always Coffee & Walnut and we both agree […]

FOLLOW THE BEAR

FOLLOW THE BEAR

Having recently been a Grand Finalist in the Food Magazine Awards Best Foodie Pub category and holder of a Gold Taste of the West Award, I was super keen to try The Bear and Blacksmith just down the coast from us in the village of […]

GETTING COSY IN EXETER

GETTING COSY IN EXETER

Recently the hubby and I found ourselves locked in a cosy 1940’s styled Private Detective’s office in the middle of Exeter! Now I know what you’re thinking … but no this isn’t some kind of strange fetish we have. For some strange reason someone thought […]