An Angelic Weekend in Abergavenny

Looking for the perfect weekend getaway? Award winning afternoon tea, castles, great food, wonderful nature walks, a bit of apres ski fun? Don’t head to Switzerland, book into the Angel Hotel in Abergavenny for the perfect winter getaway. Regarded as one of the most exciting hotels in the UK, in 2016 the Angel Hotel won the ‘AA Hotel of the [&hellip

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Vibrant Sunday Lunch at Etc…. Penarth
Etc Penarth

I do enjoy going out for a good traditional Sunday Lunch, but I like finding places that serve a Sunday lunch with flair. If you are looking for a Sunday lunch with style and a delicious twist, do try Etc… in Penarth. Etc… is a modern restaurant and cocktail bar with a menu that has global influences. You will find [&hellip

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Steak Of The Art Cardiff: Restaurant Review
Steak Of The Art Cardiff

I don’t seem to get into Cardiff too often these days, so it was great to get an invitation to Steak of the Art, that interesting combination of restaurant and art gallery on Churchill Way. Since the restaurant opened in February 2015 it has seen some stiff competition from other city centre openings so I was interested to see how [&hellip

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Fish At 85 – A Great Sunday Lunch.
Corpulent Capers: Fish At 85 Featured

Forget about the Roast Beef – look to the sea for a great Sunday Lunch in Cardiff. Sunday Lunch at Fish At 85. Back in my early days of Twitter I’d fire up the software and scroll back through my timeline to catch up on what had happened that day.  Of course, then, Twitter was far less popular and I [&hellip

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Milgi Pop Up at the Street Food Circus
Corpulent Capers: Milgi Pop Up at Street Food Circus

Plant based fine dining with Milgi at Street Food Circus I was fortunate enough to get an invite to the preview of the Milgi pop-up restaurant at the launch of this year’s Street Food Circus at Sophia Gardens. Now I’m a pretty committed carnivore but I’d never managed to get to the Street Food Circus in its previous incarnations so [&hellip

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Reaching Out for New Stars, the Guild of Fine Food Launches Great Taste Portugal

Press Release Having judged more than 100,000 entries from across the globe in the UK and Ireland over the past 22 years, Great Taste is now set to head overseas for the first time, launching Great Taste Portugal in association with ConsumerChoice – Centro de Avaliação da Satisfação do Consumidor, an organisation that champions Portuguese brands delivering exceptional quality to [&hellip

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Our 6 favourite places to eat in 2015 and what 2016 might bring.

Happy New Year As we caper merrily into 2016 it seems obligatory to write a short retrospective on the year we leave behind.  2015 was a year which saw reduced input into Corpulent Capers for a number of different reasons. The year started with Babette appearing on Radio Wales on the Jamie Owen Show, continued with her cooking live on [&hellip

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James Sommerin: Seasonal Root Vegetables and my Pumpkin Crumble
Image of James Sommerin in his restaurant

In the first of a series of guest posts, award-winning chef James Sommerin gives us some Autumnal ideas for root vegetables and provides a great recipe for all the pumpkins that are available this time of year. As the chill starts to creep into the air and the leaves turn a burnished orange my thoughts always turn to warmth – [&hellip

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New Website Porc.Wales Will Promote Welsh Pork
Corpulent Capers: Pork Shoulder with Quince

Shoppers looking for quality, local pork can now find it through a new website. Porc.Wales will tell the story of the Welsh pork industry and what makes the pork it produces so special. Welsh consumers will be encouraged to eat more high quality, locally produced pork products as well as helping them to find a supplier to support local farmers [&hellip

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Full line up for Abergavenny Food Festival 2015 announced

Tickets go on sale today as Abergavenny Food Festival announces the full line up for 2015. September 18, 19, 20 will once again welcome thousands of visitors to Abergavenny to sample the best food and drink the UK has to offer. Tom Kerridge, the Hemsley sisters and Olia Hercules, will be joined by over fifty foodies who will share their [&hellip

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