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World’s First Food Product Certified as Carbon and Plastic Neutral

Farrington’s Mellow Yellow Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil Becomes World’s First Food Product Certified as Carbon and Plastic Neutral

Farrington’s Mellow Yellow Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil has made history by becoming the world’s first food product to be certified as both carbon and plastic neutral. The entire Farrington’s Mellow Yellow range of oils, salad dressings and mayonnaises are accredited.

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Networking at The Lodge Duxford

Duxford Lodge Networking

What a way to start our networking year at the stunning recently refurbished Duxford Lodge. We were delighted to take over the wonderful venue for the evening. Welcoming 55 guests for the evening.

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A trip to Atithi, Cambridge

Atithi

We were delighted to be invited to visit the recently opened restaurant Atithi. 

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Raising a Glass for Local Gin

Warner's gins

This month saw the first event hosted by our Northamptonshire & Leicestershire group. The evening included a fascinating talk and tour of the award-winning Warner’s Distillery in Harrington.

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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 opened 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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