dry january
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The tastiest alcohol substitutes to see you through Dry January

Alcohol. It’s a love, hate relationship isn’t it? Recent surveys have revealed that more and more young people are embracing being alcohol free and loving it. Maybe it’s because there’s so many delicious hangover free options these days! Gone are the days where if you’re not drinking alcohol on a night out -your only options Read more

Lidl Brings Christmas Dinner to Pizza
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Lidl Brings Christmas Dinner to PIZZA

It’s looking like it will be a Merry CRUSTmas for pizza lovers this year! Lidl have taken the components of our favourite Christmas Dinner and magically merged it with a limited edition crispy, cheesy, succulent pizza pie. The Italian style hand-stretched pizza has a thin and crispy stone baked base and rich Mediterranean style tomato sauce. Read more

Mince Pice Cream
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This Mince PICE Cream is a Festive Dream

Liquid nitrogen ice cream specialist Four Winters have just announced their latest offering, and it has me drooling in the festive spirit as I type this. If you’re a mince pie lover like me, this will be music to your ears. It all began when Four Winters teamed up with the lovely Meringue Girls to make Read more

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Chip Shop Gives Deep Fried Sprouts to Customers

Live in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire? Fans of brussel sprouts? Or maybe you’ve tried them boiled but it didn’t float your boat? Well there’s good news. Terry’s Traditional Fish and Chips has put a novel twist on a Christmas staple by giving away deep fried sprouts to customers for free, while they wait for their fish and chips to Read more

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The National Anthem for UK Cheddar Cheese

I just had to share this. Aside from the Cheese Advent Calendar (of course) this is one of the best things I’ve seen on the internet today, and it’s VERY British. Adorably so, and I want to meet every single person who made this and give them their own personal high fives. Ladies and gentleman, Read more

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Chocolate Blue Cheese is Finally Here

Praise Cheesus… again! Someone has taken the beauty of chocolate and combined it with the grace of blue cheese. This incredible creation has been imported from Italy to Australia by dairy specialists Curd & Whey and here’s hoping a British company will follow suit. The Choco 21 is a mild and delicate Italian blue cheese fermented Read more

Pate of choice this Christmas
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My pate of choice this Christmas

Pate. It’s synonymous with Christmas. Gathered round a cheese board with sliced up baguette is how I spend many evenings in the run up to Christmas. Adding pate to the mix turns it into a celebration. So what kind of pate do you go for? Chicken Liver Parfait seems very popular, as does duck. How Read more

The Best Food & Drink Advent Calendars 2016
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The Best Food & Drink Advent Calendars 2016

Here’s my top 5 roundup of the best food and drink calendars out there. Well, actually 6 with a little surprise at the end of the list. In my opinion, all of these are a little more impressive than just a few bits of standard choc! So why are we so obsessed with Advent Calendars? Read more

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An evening with Parmigiano Reggiano

I confess that whilst I’m a huge fan of eating cheese, I actually know very little about its origins and history. It’s not something I’ve taken the time to learn about or consider whilst I’m busy eating as much as I can cram in. Perhaps I can make educating myself on the topic my New Years resolution for Read more