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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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We Talked Cheese

Cheese_Masterclass

We had a wonderful evening at No 42 the London HQ for the Guild of Fine Food, with the focus very much on cheese.

For our London event we wanted to create a special evening that ensured everyone learnt something and also gave producers an opportunity to showcase their products as part of the meal. It was wonderful to see attendees travel from all over the country to attend the event, down from Yorkshire, up from Devon people really did travel far and wide to join us.

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Alex Rushmer From Masterchef to Vanderlyle

We loved speaking to Alex Rushmer, a Masterchef finalist, about all things foodie and how being part of MasterChef changed his life. Alex previously ran the restaurant Hole in the Wall, which closed in 2017. He has now opened a new restaurant – Vanderlyle! Here is what he had to say.

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Going off the Beaten Food Track in Cambridge

We have recently had the pleasure of speaking to Gerla from Cambridge Food Tours and we didn’t waste the opportunity to ask her a few questions about the foodie scene in Cambridge. Gerla provides award-winning food tours of Cambridge and she enjoys going ‘off the beaten track’ to showcase Cambridge’s finest foodie spots.

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Building the Pinkster Brand

Over the next few months, we will release a series of blogs from fellow foodies, showcasing how they build their brands, what challenges they have overcome and what is on the horizon.

Here is what Stephen Marsh from Pinkster Gin had to say.

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