Oil or Nothing

Norfolk’s known for yellow fields of mustard, a coast line full of seafood and farms full of cows, with which the purest of creamy milk makes the best cheeses in the UK.  But that yellow stuff isn’t always mustard, in-fact 9 out of 10 times its rapeseed – the beautiful crop that makes cold pressed …

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Great Norwich Pub’s

There I was the other day writing a blog about the launch of a new beer and I had to admit that I didn’t like pubs much and I certainly didn’t like beer other than to cook with it, of course! But while I was sitting there a revelation awaited me – Pubs were ok …

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Fried Chicken & all that Jazz

To say my sons got an obsession about fried chicken is an understatement. He’s 16 and fried chicken wings is his speciality –  marinated in spiced buttermilk, dipped in a secret blend of seasoned flour and then deep fried until crisp tender, juiciness. Of course, I get a little irritated my house smells like a chip …

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Cosy Vaults & Cosy Dining

Last night I was invited to the Cosy Club launch in Norwich, the old National Westminster bank 45 – 51 London Street.  I used to bank there, looking up on to the high ceilings, decretive panels and hidden gems behind glass screens and dream of what it could become. Cosy clubs made an amazing renovation …

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