Blogs filed under “Recipes”
From time to time I’ve come across mentions of Norfolk vinegar cake, but have always thought, ‘that sounds odd’ and moved on, without giving it much thought or attention – it hardly sounds like an appetising combination. My interest was finally piqued when Pete gave me a copy of A Slice of Britain: Around the […]
Going to choose the Christmas tree has to be one of my favourite Christmas traditions, and really means we can start to feel festive. This year we decided to go straight to the farm to get our tree. The Wheaton family from Great Slamseys Farm (@SlamseysFarm), near Braintree have been growing Christmas trees for over […]
Coming from Essex as I do, I like to think that I have at least some idea about local produce, and more importantly local traditional dishes. You know the kind of thing, Kebabs with Stella, Chicken and Chips washed down with WKD. Ok, I admit it, I have been woefully under-educated on local dishes, other […]
This morning when I got up, I wrote a shopping list and had in mind to cycle into town knowing that I would need to go to the supermarket to get at least some of the things on my list. In Witham we’re lucky to have two butchers’, one of which – Holt’s – also […]
I’ve been doing a lot of reading lately about traditional local recipes. The one thing that kept coming up time and again for Norfolk was dumplings, which I found quite surprising considering I grew up there and had never really come across them, let alone tried them. So my mission to make them began.
We hope you enjoy reading about our experiences as we uncover stories and food related gems around Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex. We certainly hope to learn a lot along the way! We’ll be tweeting from @eatanglia, and you can also find us individually at @_brighteyed and @nomadpete. Thank you! L&P