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autumn recipe ideas Stuffed butternut squash with chickpeas, cranberries, quinoa cooked in nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon. Thanksgiving dinner recipe. Vegan healthy seasonal fall or autumn food

Autumn recipe ideas

We’re big fans of summer, but there are some compensations for cooler temperatures, shorter days, and darker nights: autumn eats. Famously defined by Keats as the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, autumn is also very much the foodie’s friend. Salads and strawberries have their time and place, of course. But there is nothing quite like autumn eating. Slow-cooked soups,…

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Ipswich marina Waterfront bar bistro chefs at work

15 mins with…Greg Morgan of Waterfront Bar Bistro

There’s no doubt about it. We love so much about the beautiful Ipswich marina in Suffolk. In fact, the high quality restaurants on offer, such as The Waterfront Bar Bistro, make this one of our favourite places to dine. So, we managed to grab their director, Greg Morgan, to gain an insight into life at the Waterfront and how they…

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cocktail recipes Craft Cocktail Assortment on Well Lit Bar

Cocktail recipes you’ll love

According to a poll last year, a fifth of drinkers are now opting for cocktails over beer and wine. However, nearly half of those surveyed have cocktail-making equipment at home. In fact, a significant proportion described themselves as ‘cocktail aficionados’. So, it seems that the UK’s love affair with cocktails shows no sign of cooling off any time soon. In…

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Easter recipes Dining Table

10 delicious ideas for Easter recipes

Whatever your plans are for the long weekend, make sure you fill them with delicious food. From roast lamb to hot cross buns, we’ve got plenty of ideas for Easter recipes to get you started in the kitchen.

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Pancake Day Pancakes with mushrooms and mozzarella cheese

Let’s celebrate Pancake Day 2019

Pancake Day (5th March) is fast approaching – and we are serious fans. We are always looking for ways to make our batter better. After all, it’s one of our favourite foodie days of the year! Pancake Day is, on many levels, a moveable feast. Also known as Shrove Tuesday, the exact date changes every year. This is because it’s…

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romantic dinner Kitchen cutlery with napkin and red rose on wooden table

How to create a romantic dinner setting for Valentine’s

One of the most romantic days of the year is fast approaching (that’s February 14th, in case you’ve forgotten!). But chances are, you’re either short on ideas for Valentine’s Day or you’ve not yet had the chance to plan anything elaborate. Don’t panic – we’re here to help with our guide to creating a romantic dinner setting for your loved…

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gin tours cocktails ready at the bar

15 mins with… Leon Dalloway of Gin Journey

We get up close and personal with Leon, the bartender-turned-Gin Journey founder, who tells us all about his love for the popular spirit, as well as his fantastic gin tours, which span seven locations around the world and counting.

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10 luxury Christmas canapés

Let’s be honest, one of the things we most look forward to at Christmas is the food and drink. Especially the nibbles! So, whether you’re planning to make your own Christmas canapés for soirées and parties, or looking to food retailers to save you time, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite morsels for you to drool over. Prepare to…

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Why chocolate is good for you

The nation’s love of chocolate knows no bounds. Nor should it! On top of being delicious, it can work wonders for your body too (honest!). Apparently, it boosts mood, reduces blood pressure and even lowers stress – and that’s on top of tasting pretty darn good! To reap the benefits, the key is to choose chocolate with a high cocoa…

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