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Foraged bitter tastes sweet for hat trick hero

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Goatober

What the bleat is it all about?
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Braised beef and dumplings

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Braised Beef in Red Wine with Parsley Dumplings

29 Nov 2016 by Tom Tanner

TAGS: local, Local Food, Recipes

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Yeo Valley: where farm meets fork for real

29 Nov 2016 by Tom Tanner

If it hadn’t been for the thick winter coat of cloud shrouding this corner of the Mendip Hills, lunch would have been eaten looking out over arguably one of the finest views any UK restaurant can boast. But the rich green fields rolling down to, and then up and away from, Blagdon Lake (from which […]

TAGS: Awards, Environment, local, Local Food, restaurants, Sourcing, Sustainability

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Foraged bitter tastes sweet for hat trick hero

31 Oct 2016 by Tom Tanner

The Gallery in Barry has been open barely three years. But in that short time it’s attracted more than its fair share of rave reviews and awards. Owner Barney Hibbert seriously downplays things in his description of the restaurant: a neighbourhood eatery serving seasonal and local produce. It’s so much more than this. But when […]

TAGS: Awards, Beer, Food Made Good Awards, foraging, local, Sourcing

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Sup sup and away, it’s English Wine Week

01 Jun 2016 by Tom Tanner

“It would be a crime not to showcase what our country has to offer.” Oh yes indeed it would. And as the introduction to the wine list at Paternoster Chop House continues, “after all, our kitchen sources only the best British beef, so we bring you the very best of English wines.” With English Wine Week […]

TAGS: English wine, Environment, Food Made Good, local, restaurants, Sourcing

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Poco – the best things come in small packages

24 Mar 2016 by Tom Tanner

Poco, was the big winner at the Food Made Good Awards. Opened just six months ago, by Tom Hunt, Jen Best and Ben Pryor, the East London tapas restaurant gobbled up three awards, including the top prize – Food Made Good Restaurant of the Year. The second restaurant from self-proclaimed eco-chef Tom Hunt, Poco Broadway […]

TAGS: Awards, Food Made Good Awards, local, Sourcing, Sustainability

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Azurmendi – sowing the seeds for the future

03 Mar 2016 by Tom Tanner

By Eneko Atxa, Chef, Azurmendi Why are we doing this? It can be summarized as follows: “We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children”. This is our philosophy. We are committed to our land, we want to preserve it as well as our cultural heritage, but also develop it and generate value […]

TAGS: Environment, local, Local Food

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Santa’s Nice List

22 Dec 2015 by Tom Tanner

Santa’s going to have his work cut out to visit all those who’ve made it onto our #NiceList. But he certainly won’t go hungry, if they live up to their reputation and leave out a sample of their delicious produce for him and his reindeer. We’ve compiled this list of five fabulous food lovers from […]

TAGS: Environment, foraging, healthy eating, local, sustainable fish

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Braised Dexter Beef with Garden Vegetables

19 Nov 2015 by Tom Tanner

TAGS: local, Local Food, Recipes

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Brewing up the perfect local birthday present

30 Oct 2015 by Tom Tanner

What did you do to celebrate your 15th birthday? Maybe sneak an illicit pint or two. We bet you didn’t commission a brand new beer and a craft one at that. But that’s exactly what Bristol food pioneers The Thali Café have done. Looking to mark the occasion in style, The Thali Café was looking […]

TAGS: Beer, local, Sourcing

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Stirred not shaken – the secret of the perfect martini

28 Oct 2015 by

“I think Bond was wrong,” asserts Ben Pryor, Executive Bar Manager at Poco in London’s Broadway Market, bravely. He is of course dipping his toe into the biggest cocktail controversy known to man…should a martini be shaken or stirred? Ben’s answer is at least in part influenced by being under the influence. No, don’t worry, […]

TAGS: foraging, local, Recipes

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