Wednesday, 20 March 2019 16:32

    Cheester Eggs

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     Cheester Eggs from Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses. Cheddar or Blacksticks Blue, definitely an Easter Egg to nibble on.

    Wednesday, 06 March 2019 13:08

    Fray Bentos goes veggie.

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    Fray Bentos the iconic pie brand and favourite pie maker to actor Sean Bean, are introducing the Vegetable Balti pie, filled with potato, onion, red pepper, tomato, carrot and peas in a spicy balti sauce. I can't wait.

    Thursday, 17 January 2019 16:14

    Want to work in Italy?

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    italy

    Friday, 09 November 2018 09:19

    Deep Fried Crap Land

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    I thought it said deep fried crab land and was ready to visit. Huh! Legoland came joint last in the Soil Association Visitor Attractions League Table 2018. A survey of food offered to children and families at the UK's most popular visitor attractions

    Saturday, 01 September 2018 15:43

    Lurpak

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    Three cheers for Arla Foods, owners of Lurpack and Anchor butter who are paying their entire 2018 profit to farmers who are struggling financially due to the summer drought.

    Tuesday, 03 July 2018 15:41

    Harry Kane's favourite place to eat.

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    Football's coming home! As long as Harry doesn't eat too much at his favourite restaurant, Sheesh in Chigwell. 'Once you arrive through the electric gates your sheesh experience will truly begin'. Note fellow restaurateurs, their booking policy. I wonder how many no shows they get?

    We require a deposit of £10 per head for tables 5 or more

    8 is the biggest table and it must be a mixed party of male and female

    Friday and Saturday evenings, 6 is the biggest table and it must be a mixed party of male and female

    You can have a party of 10 in the Sugar Suite, please go to the Sugar Suite page for details

    Every table in this restaurant has a 2 hour sitting (except the Sugar Suite)

    All confirmation is done on the morning of your booking via a phone call or a text, if you don’t confirm your booking you will lose your table

    If bigger parties turn up with less people, the missing people will lose their deposits

    No cakes, drinks, food, balloons or other decorations can be brought into the building from outside

    Tuesday, 16 January 2018 18:00

    FareShare - how can you help?

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    Food redistribution charity FareShare East Anglia officially launched in Ipswich today with the aim of supplying hundreds of local charities with good food that will otherwise go to waste. FareShare is the UK’s largest food redistribution charity tackling food waste and food poverty by redistributing in date, good quality food from the food and drink industry. The food is redistributed to frontline charities and community groups that support vulnerable people, including homeless shelters, children’s breakfast clubs, and domestic violence refuges. These organisations transform the food into nutritious meals, which they provide alongside life-changing support.  The FareShare East Anglia Regional Centre was made possible through a £500,000 donation by the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation as part of its ‘Fill Your Tank’ programme So how can you help? If you are an East Anglian charity or community group interested in becoming a food member to access good quality in-date food, visit http://fareshare.org.uk/fareshare-centres/east-anglia/. If you would like to become a local 'food hero' and are free to volunteer a few hours a week to drive surplus food to local charities and groups, visit http://fareshare.org.uk/get-involved/volunteering/apply-to-volunteer-east-anglia/

     

    Monday, 20 March 2017 12:05

    Miami to Barbuda ... a Winter Trip

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    Inspired by last years road trip, Mr SuffolkFoodie and I returned to the U.S in February to catch the Daytona 500 and take a quick look at Miami (nice Empanada and Cuban coffee at the airport kiosk) before heading over to Barbuda, one of my favourite places in the world, where they weigh you, and your luggage before boarding the six seater Islander plane. Travel light if you want to fit in! My sister, founder of SuffolkFoodie spends most of her time in Barbuda, running the ArtCafe and cooking food for the few tourists that discover the beautiful, unspoilt, tiny island. It's modest in amenties but makes up for it a hundred times with the best beaches and friendly Barbudans who embrace visitors, happily sharing their limited resources. The extreme of Miami, where everything is massive, high cholesterol and hyped, except for the dogs.

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    Friday, 15 July 2016 12:04

    Brunch on your doorstep

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    I opened my front door this morning to find this on the handle. In the seemingly never-ending competition between food start-ups I thought this was a great marketing tool - I actually read it before I put it in the bin. On offer and described by Time Out as 'Swanky Chef-made Meals' were Flat Iron steak, Artisan breads, Berlin Brunch which I had to look up, Truffle Mac'n'Cheese, Avocado sourdough, Club sandwich and Prosecco or Bloody Mary - all available at weekends from 11.30am to 10.00pm. But I won't be ordering because I will be making my own.

    Thursday, 12 November 2015 11:35

    An Overdue Autumn Roundup

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    We have been sooooo busy over the last few weeks but had no time to tell you about it. We have moved the website to a new template with a much better looking Cook Book recipe page and a newsletter... sign up to receive news about our events as we write it. The Inspector entered the Mr Cutlets competition at Meatopia and got through to the the finals of six chefs with her Red Poll Shin and Tail stew and dumplings; the meat was from Elmswell butchers and had to be cooked on an open fire at the competition to select who would have the winners space at Meatopia. We went to the Cereal Killer Cafe (before it was attacked by anarchists !!!) Framlingham Sausage Fest, the Urban Food Fest in Shoreditch where we met Henry whose mum makes the sauces for Pan n Ice, and now we are at Blackthorpe Barn where our Little House of Cooking has been doing a pop-up cafe seven days a week for the Christmas shop, Christmas trees and Craft Fair and will be there until Tuesday 22nd of December. See you there!

     

     

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