2017 Food Festival Dates for your diary!

We are very lucky in this county and beyond, to have such wonderful food and produce - what better way to experience all of this together than at a Food Festival! Here's a round up of the upcoming 2017 Food Festivals in Devon as well as a couple from  Cornwall. Click on the website links… Continue reading 2017 Food Festival Dates for your diary!

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Using a bottle to separate egg yolk

http://i.imgur.com/VTAZum6.gif This is an inspired idea. Especially for compulsive meringue makers...

Using a bottle to separate egg yolk

http://i.imgur.com/VTAZum6.gif This is an inspired idea. Especially for compulsive meringue makers...

The Shelf Life of Food – handy infographic

http://i.imgur.com/LTrZEni.jpg Its one of our infamous infographics that have come our way.  This one is handy and gives you the safety timescales of different foods.  Some might surprise you...

Cafe@36, Devon Coffee and Jolly Roger Tea Rooms on FancyACuppa

http://youtu.be/WV8DUIF-7Bw Fancy A Cuppa Now, the YouTube channel that brings the better side of coffee shops and cafes, visited Exeter. They visited Cafe@36 (hot on my list of places to go in the next couple of weeks), Devon Coffee in Queen St, and The Jolly Roger Tea Room on the Piazza down by the Quay.… Continue reading Cafe@36, Devon Coffee and Jolly Roger Tea Rooms on FancyACuppa

Guy Arnold visits Fresha Cafe on Marsh Barton

http://youtu.be/CTEhQKknOqI I seem to be hooked on YouTube tonight, and I came across this lovely vlog review given by Guy Arnold who is, according to his website http://www.greatorpoor.com/ is an "experienced manager, entrepreneur & customer service professional. Guy is a former director of a FTSE 100 company with extensive experience across the licensed and leisure… Continue reading Guy Arnold visits Fresha Cafe on Marsh Barton

Anton Piotrowski demonstrates his Carrot Cake at Exeter Food Festival 2013

http://youtu.be/k0v-y1hq1GU So I was getting all nostalgic and watery eyed over the lovely afternoon we spent at Exeter Food Festival a few weeks ago. I had really wanted to see Anton Piotrowski's demonstration as I had followed him on Masterchef, and naturally I wanted the home lad to win.  Anton is Chef Patron of The… Continue reading Anton Piotrowski demonstrates his Carrot Cake at Exeter Food Festival 2013

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… Continue reading Pickwick Fish Pie, a seventies classic.

Mammas for Victory: a bad experience at The Crystal Cafe?

EE hasn't reviewed this cafe yet, but Zion Lights, (journalist, fellow blogger and mum), had a bad experience which you can read about here at her blog.  If you have been to this cafe before and would like to submit a well written independent review, please get in contact. http://mammasforvictory.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/utterly-disgusted-by-anti-child-anti.html Related articles RAMM Cafe, Queen… Continue reading Mammas for Victory: a bad experience at The Crystal Cafe?