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Parkers Tavern: Festive Afternoon Tea 

festive afternoon tea

We were delighted to be invited to visit Parkers Tavern (situated in the University Arms hotel) to enjoy a festive afternoon tea. It was a lovely way in which to spend a relaxed afternoon. 

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Our Festive Advent Calendar Review

advent calendar review

The festive season is nearly upon us and to celebrate all things seasonal food and drink, we’ve reviewed 4 very different Christmas advent calendars to see if they’re worth your pennies. Read our reviews below!

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It was all about the Meatballs

Meatballmonth
Our November event was a celebration of Meatballs, well it is #meatballmonth after all! The event was hosted by Amelie the UK’s first Flam Kuche restaurant located in the Grafton Centre. Owner and Head Chef Regis, along with son Alex, were wonderful hosts. It was great to discover the delights of their French Fire Bread, we would highly recommend you stop and dine with them next time you are visiting the Centre.

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Cookhouse & Pub – New Vegan Menu Choices

Cookhouse&Pub

With an estimated 600,000* vegans in the UK, of which, a staggering 42% made the decision to convert to plant-based alternatives in 2018, It’s no surprise that the foodservice industry is stepping up its game. Last week Vhari and Cat were delighted to be invited to test the new vegan menu options at The Highwayman Cookhouse and Pub in St Neots, a relaxed, informal family-friendly pub with contemporary interiors and an all-day menu.

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A Gintastic Review for International Gin and Tonic Day!

Gin review

Christmas has come early for gin and tonic lovers this year, as today is officially #InternationalGinandTonicDay!

With such a variety of gin brands currently on the market, how are you supposed to know which delicious drink to choose? We’re here to help as we have (very willingly) reviewed 7 different brands of gin, all in the name of research. Grab a G&T and enjoy our review below!

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#NationalTacoDay: Tortilla Opens in Cambridge

National Taco Day

To celebrate National Taco Day, fast-casual Cali-Mexican restaurant, Tortilla, has open its doors to the Cambridge public.

Tortilla is your local burrito and taco restaurant, offering authentic California-style Mexican food to eat in or take away. Fillings are prepared fresh in-store daily, with gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options to cater for a range of dietary requirements. Last night we were invited to meet the team, sample the delicious Mexican menu and soak up the atmosphere.

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We had a Gin-tastic time

 

This September we celebrated our 5th birthday and British Food Fortnight in style at the Cambridge Distillery showroom in Grantchester with delicious food from Provenance Kitchen’s Airstream. It’s hard to believe that we have been bringing food business together for 5 years! Over that period we estimate we have connected over 6,000 people at our events.

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The future of foodPark

foodPark

Five years after setting up the city’s street food collective and operator of street food lunch markets, foodPark founder Heidi White has stepped away from the business.

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Spreading the love: Finding the right jam for your cake

Jam review

The annual Macmillan Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning is fast approaching on 27th September, and it’s time to get creative in the kitchen! Since The Great British Bake Off has landed on our screens and in our hearts, there has been a rise in home bakers in the UK. Following intricate bread, biscuit and pastry recipes has never been so popular!

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My Bangladesh Kitchen – Book Review

My Bangladesh Kitchen

My Bangladesh Kitchen from Saira Hamilton brings together 100 classic dishes, regional specialities, celebration foods and street snacks interwoven with anecdotes and guidance on cooking in an authentic Bangladeshi way.

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