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Review – Bourgee, Afternoon Tea on the Lawn [Essex & Suffolk]

 An afternoon tea with a lot of style and flare, this treat from Bourgee makes a real change from scones and tea, bringing the concept into the modern day.  Afternoon tea is a concept born in the nineteenth century by Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford, who complained of
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Paleo diet: a beginner’s guide

Right, first of all let’s get two things straight: First: The Paleo diet is NOT about recreating the diet of cavemen. Second: The Paleo diet is NOT a diet; it is a way of life. The food you eat affects so much more than your digestive system as you will find out… Now we’ve
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Recipe – Mulled Martini by Masons Gin

In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s getting a little wintry outside and that means festive flavours! Introducing the Mulled Martini by Masons Gin, bringing spice and fruity fusions to your Martini glass this winter. Enjoy!
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White Chocolate, Fruit and Nut Biscotti by Mark Tilling for Squires Kitchen Bake School

Italian biscuity goodness, predicted to be a firm favourite over the holiday season. This recipe is by Mark Tilling and features in the latest issue of Squires Kitchen Bake School Magazine – read our review of this great mag here.  
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Sherry, Ice Cream & Raisin Compote

Recipe – ‘It’s Never Not Christmas’ Ice Cream & PX Sherry Compote

As the name may suggest, this dish tastes like Christmas – the compote being perhaps like the inside of a mince pie. It is inspired by Spanish cooking (the excuse required to use Pedro Ximinez, a sweet sherry as an ingredient) You don’t need too much of the
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Kostas Kontopoulos, founder of Carpo Hellas

Profile – ​Kostas Kontopoulos [Carpo]

Full name: ​Kostas Kontopoulos Role: ​​Owner and founder, Carpo DOB:​ 1971 Birthplace:​ Athens Twitter: @carpolondon Website: ​www.carpolondon.co.uk What made you decide to bring Carpo to the UK? You’ve been doing very well in Greece with Carpo Hellas over the last few decades,
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January gets fruity

Many of us make New Year’s resolutions and more often than not we don’t stick to them, but we’re here to help you try. Healthy eating doesn’t have to be boring – there are lots of tasty, awesome things to keep you distracted from those naughty but
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Mysupermarket infographic shopper spend index

Food News: Are we being priced out of being healthy?

I have heard many people over the years give their price as a big reason for not buying fruit and veg regularly or cooking meals from scratch. This can be true if you are always looking for the tastiest and out-of-season produce, however, I’ve always thought that careful
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