Posts by: Liz G

Tio Pepe Supper Club

So the days are getting (slightly) longer, there’s been a hint of sunshine and the clocks are due to change in the not-too-distant future – spring may still be a massive tease but I’ve noticed a difference in my fellow commuters as they sense the beginning of the change too; slightly less hunched and sallow-looking,…

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In case you haven’t heard (and if not, where have you BEEN?), next Friday is Christmas Jumper Day. The simplest fundraising idea in the world, all you have to do is wear your loudest Christmas jumper on Friday 13th December and donate £1 or more to Save the Children. Unsurprisingly, the Phipps team has jumped…

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There is an exciting new breed of food magazine out there if you’re prepared to hunt them down. Rejecting the traditional format of mainstream food and drink magazines and offering readers a self-indulgent feast for the eyes, brain and stomach, food journals are the new kids on the foodie’s radar. Choc-full of delectable writing, photography,…

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Insect (LG)

Entomophagy – what a mouthful. Ironically most people in the UK would shy away from putting it anywhere near their mouths, the concept generally provoking revulsion and child-like screams. The idea of eating insects as food brings to mind images of biblical plagues and particularly gruesome episodes of Bear Grylls (once you’ve seen him eat…

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The British Summer has proved true to form and, whilst we’re getting a lot of the things that we associate with the former (Pimms, Mr Whippy, an inappropriate amount of flesh-flashing on the tube), there’s actually very little of the latter to be seen at the moment. However, over the last couple of days that…

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