Beer Beautiful Beer at the Felin Fach Griffin
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The Felin Fach Griffin love to throw a party and they throw great parties! We went to their festival Hiraeth and had a great time! We are huge fans of their food. Chef Ross Bruce, cooks honest food using local and seasonal ingredients. We are really excited about their upcoming special beer evening that will be held on Friday 20th [&hellip

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Learn Patisserie with former Claridges Patissier, Beverly Reed
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I’ve always been of the opinion if you want to do something well you should learn from an expert. So when I decided that I’d like to learn a bit more about making patisserie there was no better class to attend than one run by Beverly Reed. Beverly began her love affair with food after leaving catering college and making [&hellip

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ffresh Restaurant’s Christmas Music Night.
ffresh Christmas Music Night

On the 3rd December, ffresh at the Wales Millennium  Centre launched it’s program of events for Christmas 2012 with a Christmas Music Night. This is the latest event in series of live music nights where diners get entertained by members of the Welsh National Opera Chorus in between courses. MrsA and I were fortunate enough to be invited along to [&hellip

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Red Hot World Buffet Cake-Off
Red Hot World Buffet Cake Off

To launch their new cake venture, Red Hot World Buffet in Cardiff invited me and a few other food bloggers to a ‘Red Hot Cake Off’. If you have never been to a Red Hot World Buffet, check out our previous write ups here and here. If you are celebrating a birthday or any other occasion which calls for a sumptuous and beautiful [&hellip

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Newport Food Festival 2012 – A Prologue
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Back in 2011 @babettesffest wrote about the 1st Newport Food Festival as “The New Kid on the Block“. At the time we both really liked it as it really felt like it was trying to be inclusive both to the social and food cultures of Newport. Now on Saturday 6th October 2012, Newport Food Festival returns for a second year.  [&hellip

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Hiraeth at The Felin Fach Griffin
Hiraeth at the Felin Fach Griffin

Long time readers of this blog and followers of my twitter feed will know that I’ve long been a fan of The Felin Fach Griffin and not just for the food. (In fact as I write this I’m reminded of the fact that I’m long overdue to do an updated review, as the talented Ross Bruce has now been Head [&hellip

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Sushi Masterclass – Red Hot World Buffet Cardiff
Sushi Masterclass

I love raw fish! I lived in both New York and the Bahamas as a child and when in New York, my mother would take me to raw clam bars where we would both eat raw clams until we were giddy with happiness. When in the Bahamas, my father would take me to the docks for a Bahamian delicacy, raw [&hellip

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Introduction to Baking Bread Course at the One Mile Bakery
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One of my enduring memories of childhood was going in ‘town’, with my parents, on a Saturday morning to do the weekly shop.  No Tesco™ in those days, Aberdare had a Fine Fare (anyone else old enough to remember Pink Stamps?) and apart from Boots and Woolworth’s that was about it for national chains. One of the highlights of our [&hellip

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Wright’s Independent Food Emporium
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So having filled our bellies at Y Polyn, it seemed the obvious choice to go and check out Simon & Maryann Wright’s new venture, just up the road in Nantgaredig. Twitter had brought news that they had opened, just a few days earlier, at the site of the old Four Seasons restaurant. So off we went not quite knowing what [&hellip

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Pasty Heaven – The Little Welsh Deli

I am the cook in the family and, as such, responsible for creating delicious suppers 7 days a week. I do like cooking but, sometimes I want to take a break and go out for dinner. Other times, I want a break but am happy to stay home in my ‘comfies’ and have the equivalent of a home cooked dinner [&hellip

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