Eat the Seasons: Winter Special

Why seasonal & local produce is better for you and your purse strings! Nutritionists and foodies both agree that it’s important to incorporate seasonal produce in your diet. Not only will it have a positive impact on your health and on the planet but on your purse strings too. It’s also a great opportunity to […]

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Review of Norfolk Wine School

There’s a happy person in my wine glass Earlier in the week, this picture of me popped up on my Facebook TimeHop feed. “There’s a tired person in my wine glass,” was the status update. This was during my sleep-deprived state as a new Mum. This wine glass wasn’t actually mine, I was far too […]

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Samphire Special: How to forage for, prepare and cook with Samphire

  With over 90 miles of ridiculously beautiful beaches here in Norfolk, as you’d expect, there are some rather delicious things that come from these waters.  Including a rather exquisite sea vegetable called samphire, which locals pronounce as sam-phur (not sam-fire). It’s the season for talking about samphire. I wrote about it for this month’s issue of Sainsbury’s […]

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Cambridge Food Tour

  Recently, Cambridge Food Tour invited Roots and Toots to attend one of its weekend tours, Taste Cambridge. Tipped as the “hottest lunch date in Cambridge,” the plan was to spend a full day eating my way around this historic university city to discover various local producers, independent eateries and the best-kept secrets hidden from […]

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