Review: Lamb and Flag, Covent Garden

May 16, 2019

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A day in the 'big smoke' for me is always something to look forward to. TG, not so much. In fact, so much is TG's dislike for London, I am limited to two trips a year with him to the nation's capital - which cannot be carried over to the following year. 'Use them or lose them' is the instruction ...

GoingOut, London, reviews

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What's up, cupcake?

May 9, 2019

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The all-American cupcake, the butterfly cake's larger and showier cousin, has been a trend in the UK for several years with all sorts of varieties and lots of bright colours filling our supermarket and bakery shelves. Love them or hate them, cupcakes are here to stay.

So, if we can't bea ...

baking, cake, LocalFood, reviews

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Review: The Greedy Italian, Bletchley

April 12, 2019

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Recommendations for restaurants to try are always welcome and something that has regularly popped up on my Facebook page is the fact two of my friends like The Greedy Italian in Bletchley.

As those two friends are discerning when it comes to food, I soon popped it on my list of places to ...

GoingOut, reviews

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A night of tapas at No 31

June 15, 2018

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Ever since No 31 tapas restaurant opened its doors in Woburn Sands, I've been champing at the bit to go, liking the principle of having a little (or a lot) from several different dishes.

Spanish food isn't something I have had a lot of experience with other than cooking the occasional pa ...

bread, GoingOut, LocalFood, meat, reviews

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A lunch date with a crispy pancake

June 4, 2018

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Certain foods stick in the childhood memory, it seems, and are often regarded with fondness. Potato waffles, arctic roll and Viennetta are just a small selection of foods that when mentioned in polite company, elicit sighs of delight as memories resurface of teatime treats remembered with a rosy ...

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Lunch at The Crooked Billet

April 30, 2018

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A long time ago when we last had a warm and sunny day - be honest, it does feel like ages ago - TG and I took a trip to the Crooked Billet in Newton Longville.

After hearing the buzz about this place, it is somewhere we have been meaning to go to for quite a while, but each time something ...

GoingOut, reviews

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