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Open all Hours

I’d heard of ‘Open’, always thought it was like a youth club, then I saw ques of people going in to functions and realised they offered events too. Then a year ago me and my daughter wandered in to the café for a bite to eat. A smart open kitchen that was preparing all sorts …

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A Little Fishy on Fish Hill

A few months ago, we made the pilgrimage to Eric’s original Fish and Chips shop in Thornham. A buzzing chippie, jam packed to the rafters with delighted eaters.  You sea! – It’s just so original, yet classic and vintage. With the seaside yellow walls, quirky coastal colours and brick tiles with green grout (yes, I …

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Promo – ‘Bakerdays’ Personalised Delivered Letterbox Cakes

Nothing like a Free Gifted Cake – especially when its cute and branded with Love Norwich Food. Bakerdays are a company who make fresh small cakes which get snuggly packaged and sent out all over the UK. But whats best is they personalise them. Choose from your own log, picture or phrase, alternatively choose one …

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Saturday Night Chaat –ie Man

You know I’m a lover of all things food, especially in Norfolk. I love to support local independent businesses, munching my way through anything new and original.  Especially if its Asian! That’s my speciality too – –  I’ve seen Phil Mitchell (I’m saying nothing!), known as Chaat Man at fayres and food events with his …

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From Portugal with Love

Jorge’s tucked away haven Jorge’s Restaurant, 2-3 Orford Street, Red Lion Street, Norwich, NR13TB So, there I was one Thursday night with an invitation to Jorge’s for a taste of the new Tapas Menu. It was going to be my first experience of this Portuguese restaurant, tucked away in Orford Street, right in front of where …

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Sushi School

Sushi School

I’m a cookery tutor who specialises in Asian. I’ve been asked several times over e mails if I’m Thai, mainly by men with some glimmer of hope. But I’m not Asian in any form other than holding the passion to teach exciting flavours, completely un-English food which it topped with neither custard nor gravy but …

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The ONE

Featuring ‘The One Food Company’ in Norfolk Ben is one of the chefs at the Station Smoke House in Hoverton who decided last year to set up ‘The One Food Company’ as a side project. It’s a family business with Bens wife Sharon helping out with the logistics and packaging. While their boys 5 & …

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The Big Sausage Bash 2019 

For years the people behind Norfolk Food & Drink (now Proudly Norfolk) organised Battle of the Banger as part of the yearly food fest. Eight or so local Norfolk butchers would cook up dozens of bangers, cut ‘em in to bites and share with hordes of people, the public would then judge their favourite. Inevitably …

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