Samantha Mattocks

The Norfolk Foodie

Celebrating a Wonderful Norfolk Foodie Year!

31st December 2017

What a year it has been here in Norfolk! I never tire of celebrating the great produce that comes from this much-loved part of the world, and we are…


My problem with Christmas…

27th December 2017

Happy Christmas – belatedly! I hope that you all had a wonderful time with friends and family, and that the table was laden with beautiful produce from across Norfolk.



Take a seat for the launch of the historic Last Pub Standing – the first ‘Proudly Norfolk’ pub

14th November 2017

A new gastropub, the Last Pub Standing, officially opens its doors to the general public next Monday, 20 November.

Named to reflect the fact that it’s the last of 58…

The Norfolk Foodie

Celebrating Norfolk: Its food, its drink, its heart

17th September 2017

I never understand how time can race past so quickly. It only seems like yesterday when I wrote my blog on the Loddon Swan; it is now over a month…


The Swan – Loddon’s Best Kept Secret

18th August 2017

It all began with a bowl of soup. A consommé, to be precise. And when I say, it all began, I don’t just mean that it was the start of…