Just Another Gin in the Wall | The Gin Shelf

So what that everyone and their dog now has a gin shelf or gin wall? We may have jumped on the bandwagon, but we’ve really enjoyed collecting gin, which has only started becoming a thing at the end of last year. I’m not going to pretend to be an expert or tell you how to […]

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Burger News: Q&A with Worcester Chef Carl Sampson | What Does the Future Hold for Sampson’s?

Less than 12 months after Carl Sampson sold his roadside burger van and took residency in The Conservatory on Friar Street in Worcester, he announced on Facebook that he will be moving Sampson’s to a new premises. Carl has been continually supported by his loyal customers and I’ve personally followed Carl’s journey with great interest. […]

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Pre Christmas 4 Week Diet / Detox: The Highs and Lows

If you’ve read back through any of my posts in 2017 you’ll see that this year has been one of indulgence for me. We have eaten at and written about some incredible places, and I don’t regret a single moment. What I do regret though, and have been beating myself up about, is my lack […]

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In the Kitchen at Le Champignon Sauvage | Cheltenham

Within moments I had created carnage with melted chocolate all over the work top, over my hands and on the floor. I clumsily squeezed out several dollops which unfortunately resembled rows of tiny brown turds rather than the after dinner treat that was intended. Our incredible dinner at Le Champignon Sauvage (back in November 2016) made […]

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Pershore Patty’s Top Picks in 2017

August 2017 Now that most of Worcester’s new restaurants and bars had opened in Cathedral Square, we went along to check out Cosy Club as their burgers sounded fantastic! I was also compiling a burger list showcasing the best new burgers in Worcester, so had to be sure that I hadn’t missed any off the […]

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Father’s Day Wine Tasting Evening Success with Glory of Wine

Earlier this the year I had an inspired idea to organise a surprise wine tasting event for my Dad on Father’s Day. I wanted it to take place at my Mum and Dad’s home, whose private gardens would be open to the public on that day. I only had an hour slot between closing and the event start time to prepare, so […]

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10 of the Best UK Food Blogs to Follow | Bloggers

There are so many fantastic food blogs around so how do you know which ones to follow? Some of my favourites blogs are the ones who have (probably unknowingly) been inspiring me along the way with recipe ideas, where to eat out and have supported me with my own food blog journey. This is a shout out to my top […]

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The Walled Gardens at Croome Court Interview: The Magic of Walled Gardens

Britain’s largest Georgian Walled Gardens (an astonishing 7 acres in their entirety) are located at Croome in Worcestershire. Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown and Robert Adam made changes to the walled gardens when they were brought to Croome by George William (Earl of Coventry) in 1752. Moving forward to the 21st Century, The parkland, lake, river, garden […]

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Starting a Food Blog

My blog journey is still very much in its early days. However since posting my first restaurant review in January 2017, it has been an interesting and a rewarding experience. The idea to start writing about restaurant visits and share my favourite recipes is very much a hobby as it’s something I genuinely love doing. […]

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