Win a Luxury Food Experience in Wiltshire

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Visit Wiltshire – Competition

My ventures to Wiltshire have mainly consisted of visits to Malmesbury, Stonehenge, Longleat and more recently Bradford on Avon, where I wrote about a fabulous stay, with equally fabulous food at the Old Manor Hotel. Spending time out of the city is always refreshing. This beautiful county makes for a lovely escape and as it’s not too far from the capital, a convenient one too. Continue reading

The Wild Rabbit, Kingham

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Crisp Pigs Head Croquette,
Pickled Vegetable Salad with Crayfish

“Eh…what’s up, doc?”

Back in early September festivalgoers were making their way to Alex James’s booming backyard, for his and Jamie Oliver’s shindig, The Big Feastival in Kingham. I didn’t make it this year, but just a hop, skip and a jump away I did get to experience a festival of flavours at The Wild Rabbit. Redesigned and renamed in July 2013, the former inn has been transformed into a restaurant with rooms – the reincarnation is simply stunning. Continue reading

Walnut, Stilton and Mushroom Risotto Cakes

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Walnut, Stilton and Mushroom Risotto Cakes

Last year I created a recipe in aid of Organic September. Like before, I was given a range of Sainsbury’s SO Organic products and from it decided to use the risotto, wine, walnuts.  I was also given a voucher to get more products if necessary (it was) and bought extra SO Organic products which can be seen below. SO, what did I make? Continue reading

Giveaway: Win two 4-tiered Tiffins worth £22

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4-Tier Tiffins

Fancy taking your home-cooked meal to work/school/uni in style? Well, how about stacking your snack in a Tiffin. Originating in India, these practical food containers are a great way to do just that. Indian-Tiffin supply a range of good quality, stainless steel and dishwasher safe Tiffins, which are versatile too. Take them on picnics, camp trips, or perhaps you might find a different use? Either way, they look good and show-off whatever you put in them.

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Old Manor Hotel, Bradford on Avon

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Old Manor Hotel

“Are we there yet?”

This is what I imagine my friend Claire’s dog ‘Yuki’, is saying as she pokes her head out of the car window and wriggles her wet nose in delight as she takes in the smells of the countryside. Destination? Bradford on Avon. More specifically, the Old Manor Hotel just on its outskirts.

Now, you could be mistaken for thinking I’m talking about Bradford in the North of England, but nope. This Bradford on Avon is a charming and architecturally stunning little town in the South West about 15 minutes drive away from its bigger brother, Bath. Continue reading