Posts for Food

Bude Community Orchard – ‘First Wassail’

Thanks to Ruby Browning for this wonderful write up: On Saturday 19th January Bude Community Orchard hosted its first ever Wassail. Wassailing was originally an Anglo-Saxon tradition (the word ‘wassail’ […]

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What’s it like at a Gorton’s Cookery Course session?

Me being me, I didn’t really read the blurb properly. I somehow assumed that chef extraordinaire, Peter Gorton, was going to do a 2-hour cookery demonstration and during that time […]

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The Preston Gate, Poughill’s village pub

Poughill has the amenities boasted by many a village, including a church and a pub, a fine combination. A pretty place, it also has history, for the church dates from […]

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Coffee loyalty – but what about chocolate lovers?

Now in the grand scheme of things, I realise this is not terribly important to most people! Compared to Brexit, natural disasters, plastics and poverty, this is very minor, but […]

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Research Exposes Our Terrible Flushing Habits that are Turning into Fatbergs

Reader submission. Please read as contains good advice! With the largest plastic epidemic hitting our oceans, it’s more important than ever to find new and easy ways to reduce our […]

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ARE YOU #TURTALLYAWESOME?

While we are on an environmental awareness roll, check out this wonderful not-for-profit initiative which is gathering speed in Bude from its HQ at our supporting sponsor, Rosie’s Kitchen. Bude-based […]

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Las Iguanas at Bude Sainsbury’s

For anyone who is a fan of the Las Iguanas chain, I noticed today that Bude Sainsbury’s has some of their ready meals, albeit only meat-based ones. I’d seen the […]

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Lidl removing some plastics

Great news from Lidl. I can forgive the typo for the greater good …

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The unwanted gift of food poisoning and how to avoid it

From Cornwall Council: There are an estimated one million cases of food poisoning in the UK every year, and without attention to food hygiene, this doesn’t stop during the festive […]

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Reduce, re-use, recycle this Christmas

From Cornwall Council: Did you know last January households across Cornwall threw away an extra 2,087 tonnes of… well, to put it bluntly… ‘stuff’? Council waste collection statistics reveal there […]

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Morrisons Bude to donate fruit to children to avoid waste

Morrisons Bude is to hand out free fruit to children in its Stucley Road store, to prevent unsold fruit being thrown away, to offer young people one of their five-a-day, […]

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Budehaven is collecting items for the Foodbank

Budehaven wants to help light up the lives of those in our community needing help from the Bude Foodbank this Christmas. So, the school is collecting items for the Foodbank […]

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The Gift of Giving: Bude Foodbank collection at The Bude Christmas Fayre

By Ari Winfield: The Gift of Giving: Bude Foodbank collection at The Bude Christmas Fayre   Bude Foodbank will have a collection at the upcoming Bude Christmas Fayre, and they […]

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Christmas Gift Idea #2 – Bude Foodbank Collection

2nd December marks Bude’s Christmas Fayre. As well as treating yourself, why not treat others by making a donation to the Foodbank (now it is at Berries Avenue, for many […]

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Rosie’s – a Bude institution

Rosie’s Kitchen not only sponsors Bude & Beyond website for the benefit of the community (thank you so much, Rosie’s) but is also something of a local institution. It is […]

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