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A Basque Chef’s Table in London

Mimo delivers Basque Country Food in a unique format  Have you experienced a Chef's Table? We've thoroughly enjoyed sitting up ...
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Coal baked swede

In the hands of Ottolenghi, vegetables are transformed

Learning to love challenging vegetables Supertaster Whilst taking part in a workshop at a science festival I discovered I am ...
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Tulsi Murgh - Basil Chicken

Lunch at the Mint Room Bristol

The Mint Room is tucked away down a residential street in Clifton. From the outside, it looks compact. But we ...
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The cool courtyard at the Churchill Arms

Lunch at the Churchill Arms, Paxford

Nick Deverell Smith, head chef and proprietor of the Churchill Arms at Paxford has worked in many of the best ...
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The all important cake layer at Malmaison

Afternoon tea at Malmaison Cheltenham

How do you eat your afternoon tea? Do you start with the savouries, then eat the scones? Or perhaps dive ...
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Puri at Prithvi

Prithvi Restaurant Cheltenham – Refined Indian Dining

We visit a fabulous Indian Restaurant Do you have a list of must visit restaurants? We certainly do. Prithvi went ...
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That's what I call a pie

Lunch at The Peacock, Oxhill

The South Warwickshire village of Oxhill is steeped in history. Mentioned in the Doomsday book when the name was spelled ...
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Union of Genius takeaway soup - photo by Brendan MacNeill

Top Tips for Edinburgh Fringe Eating and Drinking

Edinburgh's annual festival bonanza each August is always a blast. But how you approach it depends on whether you're a ...
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Top 7 Seven TIps

Drink in Champagne for the Weekend

A city break to Reims Do you love driving in France? I do. Of course the cities are busy, but ...
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Vanilla Panacotta with Rhubarb

Review: The Square Kitchen, Bristol

Berkeley Square was established as a communal garden back in 1787. Today it is green and leafy and probably much ...
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Cotswold Cookery Book

Discovering Cotswolds food and drink

If you visit a new area, where do you choose to eat and drink? Of course you ask people you ...
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Cider tasting board, West Country Porker, Neptune's Fortune

Gourmet pizzas and ciders at the Stable

My dream job Andy Briggs has my dream job. He tours the region seeking out the very best local produce ...
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Baked oysters with bone marrow and parsley; roast cauliflower, clams, grapes and chervil; ravioli of Cornish cheddar and yarg, Roast langoustine, Cornish duck and shellfish sauce at Lee Skeet's

Lunch in Bristol, Bath or Tetbury?

When did you last eat out for lunch? The average person takes less than 30 minutes to eat lunch, and ...
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Brown Trout in crab bisque Casa Mia

Casamia Bristol – My kind of dining

Recently I was discussing whether ratings helped when choosing restaurants. Reviewing is such a subjective thing. You are there one ...
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Stand out dishes at the Ethicurean

The Ethicurean Restaurant: good food with a conscience

In that peculiar time between Christmas and New Year if you are lucky enough not to be working, deciding what ...
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Afternoon tea – Basque style

A journey to London by train from Edinburgh used to take us at least 4.5 hours. Now that we're under ...
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Small plates, big flavours in Nailsworth

Faced with a large plate of food, I feel overwhelmed. I like to enjoy flavours but not feel bloated. I ...
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Zero degrees Bristol

Hot Foot to Zero Degrees Bristol

We don't know Bristol well, and we managed to arrive at Zero Degrees by the hardest route, up two flights ...
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Thaikhun Bath - Warm and welcoming

Escape to Thailand at Thaikun

Last week I ate in Bangkok. Bath masquerading Bangkok to be exact. It was a chilly evening when my husband ...
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Twice baked cheese souffle at Cafe Mosaic, Cirencester

Lunch in Cirencester: Cafe Mosaic

You don't really expect to get a recipe when you visit a Café for lunch, yet this is what happened ...
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