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LEAF Open Farm Sunday at Old Hall Farm

on
4th June 2019

This Sunday, 9 June, hundreds of farms across the UK open their doors to visitors. As part of the LEAF Open Farm Sunday initiative, the aim is to “offer…

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A Vegetarian Tasting Night at The Swan

on
3rd January 2019

I have long been a fan of The Swan in Loddon. Their mushroom consommé was my dish of 2017, and so when they invited me along to their vegetarian…

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The Pascall tin…

on
14th November 2018

Wednesday. November. Before all the chaos begins.

Next week sees me head off to Paris with The Arabian Magazine for the Paris World Championships, the pinnacle of the halter…

Local Previews

The Norwich Food & Drink Festival – a Preview

on
10th June 2018

I cannot wait for next Sunday! A celebration of all things foodie – and all things Norfolk – at the annual Norwich Food and Drink Festival. This brilliant day…

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Easter in Norfolk

on
2nd April 2018

Hello my lovely Delicate Diners – and a very Happy Easter to you! What a miserable day it is; typical Bank Holiday style, tipping it down with rain outside,…

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Celebrating my Norfolk Foodie ‘Eating Out Top Ten’ of 2017

on
26th January 2018

I know that this particular blog – celebrating my Foodie Top Ten of 2017 – may seem a bit late. But with Dry January, Vegan January, Blue Monday, Have…

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A Luxurious Afternoon Tea with the Artisan Pastry Chef

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7th January 2018

If there is one thing Norfolk is missing, it’s a really good patissier. Someone who can make the lightest of croissants and pastries, similar to the ones we find…

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Celebrating a Wonderful Norfolk Foodie Year!

on
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…

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Celebrating Norfolk: Its food, its drink, its heart

on
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…

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The Swan – Loddon’s Best Kept Secret

on
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…