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  • It was during a routine stroll through Exeter last month that I found myself in the colorful Riverford Organics marque, signing up to receive one their weekly subscription boxes. The weekly shop isn’t exactly fun when you’ve got several hungry mouths to feed; so the promise of hand-selected meat &…

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  •  You’ll probably remember that last month we reviewed the June Le Petit Ballon box on our new Youtube channel. Well, we were pretty impressed by the quality of the wines and so we decided to continue our subscription in order to find out what speciality wines the July box would bring… Once again, we…

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  • Le Petit Ballon Review

    27th June 2017

     From sparkling rosés to decadent reds – I love wine and I’m always on the lookout for new vineyards and labels to try. So I was excited to be approached by Le Petit Ballon last month to try their monthly wine subscription box and give them my thoughts. The concept was so simple…

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  •  We were recently sent a handful of Terry’s Chocolate Orange’s to try and test a few indulgent recipes. So we thought we’d try making our own decadent chocolate orange ice-cream. Unlike your conventional ice-cream, you’ll find this recipe is incredibly easy to follow and it makes a lovely treat for…

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  • I’ll admit, despite spending many of my formative years in Ottery St Mary, I’ve never really thought of it as a foodie destination. However, I’m clearly a little behind the times, because it’s fair to say that the town has produced some fantastic cafes and restaurants in the past couple of…

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  • Happy Butter Ghee

    28th April 2017

    We first met Kate and Rupert at The Source Trade Show earlier this year. The husband and wife team were brimming with enthusiasm and chatted passionately about their micro-business “Happy Butter Ghee’’. Ghee is a type of clarified butter that originates from India and is commonly used in South Asian, Iranian and Arabic cuisines.  Kate…

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  • If you’re a regular reader of our blog then you’ll know by now that we love to champion independent restaurants and businesses. Last year, we sang the praises of Lloyd’s Kitchen, located on Exeter’s Catherine Street, by the historic Cathedral Yard. Their fantastic food and equally excellent service really struck…

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  • Hoogly Teas

    27th March 2017

    We first came across Hoogly Tea earlier this year, while perusing stalls at The Source Trade Show in Exeter. We loved the sound of their unique flavours and were drawn to the colorful hues of their teapot. In the past, neither of us have been huge fruit tea drinkers – preferring to…

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  • From steaming mugs of tea, to indulgent lattes – I’ve always been a big fan of Chai.  So when I got a little package from Henny & Joes last month, I couldn’t wait to give their award-winning Masala Chai a try! Who are Henny & Joe’s Henny & Joes use traditional methods…

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