Categories for Food

Raising awareness of food poverty…

Recently, I visited Birmingham, seeing many homeless on the streets. It inspired me to write a blog post. Food poverty and homelessness is a massive social problem, one which few […]

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Cornish company to launch Valentine’s fudge

Cornwall’s much-loved family confectioner, Buttermilk, based in Bodmin, has launched the perfect flavour for that special someone. You can now enjoy Strawberry Bellini fudge – the perfect treat for the […]

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Big Breakfast event at The Falcon

Join The Falcon for breakfast in aid of North Devon Hospice on Saturday 20 January 2018. £6.50 per person. Vegetarian option available. 9 am – 11.30 am. Bookings preferred, so […]

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A Subway for Bude?

According to Cornwall Live, which has the paid staff to investigate such issues for us, the food chain, Subway, has ‘confirmed’ it is looking to open in Bude. The paper […]

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Bude Bellini’s – it’s not just me who thinks it’s wonderful!

I know I tend to bang on about Bellini’s which is probably – no, definitely – my favourite lunchtime eating place in Bude.  To prove it isn’t just me though, […]

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No one should go hungry in Bude this Christmas

Sitting in a pleasant little tea shop in Lichfield, eating a toasted sandwich and drinking a hot chocolate, I get a notification on my phone. I’ve been trying to avoid […]

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Cornish company introduces new fudge to share

Buttermilk has launched new resealable sharing pouches for two of its most popular treats. The family-run Cornish confectionery firm, which started its life in Padstow and is now in Wadebridge, […]

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Cornish cake fundraiser for Marine Conservation Society

A huge cake in the shape of a seahorse, with detailed and intricate icing sculptures and patterns, is set to wow visitors at ‘Cake International’ at Birmingham’s NEC this weekend. […]

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Jack Sprat could eat no fat

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has improved its rating of sprat from the Baltic Sea by giving it a green rating in the latest version of the charity’s Good Fish […]

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Scotland would support charge on single-use coffee cups…

It’s not too far off, I reckon – and a good thing, too. Takeaway coffee usually means takeaway plastic cups. Now, a YouGov survey for the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) […]

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Prestonfest 6

North Cornwalls Biggest and Best Beer Festival is back! 50 Ales, loads of Traditional Ciders, GIn Bar, Pirate Rum bar, loads of awesome live music, La Bocca pizza stall and […]

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Waitrose recalls luxury chocolate over plastic fears

Waitrose is recalling four varieties of Waitrose 1 chocolate bars because they may contain pieces of plastic. Product details Product: Waitrose 1 White Chocolate Pack size: 85g Best before end: July 2018 Batch […]

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Scott Mann urges post-Brexit protections

Each to their own, but I do find it a tad bizarre when Brexiteers make a choice, then still try to retain some of the advantages of being in Europe. […]

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Budehaven has a new diner

Taken from the Budehaven website, it’s great to see there is a superb opportunity for school pupils to have decent meals providing a varied diet. The offerings at the Budehaven […]

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Friday shout outs…

As the high season draws to a close, I thought I’d try to start a weekly Friday shout out to shops and businesses I’ve used who have provided good service. If […]

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