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Food & Travel Blog – Faro

Portugal from Norwich  for the weekend  Expect to pay a £100-200 subsidy for flying from Norwich, with none of the creature comforts of Stanstead but enjoy the practicality of a local airport. I was shocked to see Norwich airport charge a £10 airport development tax which has been in place for the last 17 years, …

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Happy Hour in the City  

I’ve been wanting to write this for yonks, a blog about happy hour in our fine city of Norwich. Because who wouldn’t want some info on the cheapest time to get tipsy on cocktails ? and maybe some trails! Cocktails are around £8 – 14 or £6 if you know a special place with the …

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To Roast or Not to Roast

A guide to alternative Sunday lunch in our fine city. (Norwich) Of course if you do fancy a traditional Sunday roast my top 2 favourites are the Temple Bar for under £15 and loads of veggies, no booking, go early to avoid disappointment or a tad later to enjoy mid-afternoon. I’m always too full to eat dessert …

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Royal Norfolk Show

There is nothing more Norfolk than the Royal Norfolk Show, after all where can you go for the whole day and see combine harvesters, a monster viewing platform, a whole parmesan and the top of a Royal Princes head. I’ve been enjoying the Norfolk Show since last century, I’ve seen countless Royals visit, worked there, …

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My Malta Travel Log

Malta My complete guide Flights to Malta  Malta is 3 hours flying time from the UK, we went via Gatwick as wanted to travel on a Sunday but there are several flights daily from other airports.  Air Malta – our journey out, was an hour delay, only slightly better than Easy Jet but more expensive. …

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2022 REVIEW

2022  I wanted to share last years Highlights and what i’m looking forward to this year. I can’t deny i’ve had another epic food year. Ive always spent most of my money on food and I’d rather it be spent locally an independently, which is what i’ve achieved. Its always a pleasure writing about food …

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Is too much cake a thing?

Of course not, to me too much cake is a thing of beauty – it’s all about choice. When Marie Antoinette said let them eat cake all she was offering was stale brioche, which isn’t even a cake. The queens favourite cake in England is Chocolate which happens to be the most popular cake in …

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Apple Crumble Grumble

Apple Crumble Grumble Why can’t I find a perfectly formed and cooked crumble. I went to Norwich catering college and we learnt from the good ole Practical Cookery book, which was as beige as a village hall buffet. But it had the best and most perfect recipes for all the basics including crumble – Half …

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