Dinner and Jazz at Circa 1924, Exeter

We discovered that Circa infuse their own spirits, and the first thing I was recommended was the jalapeño Gin, which – despite my initial concern about starting the evening with burnt tastebuds – was absolutely divine, all the flavour of of a jalapeño pepper without any of the heat (they take the seeds out) it was superb and incredibly morish.


Review: Firezza on Sidwell Street, home of ‘proper pizza’ 

With a tagline like ‘demand proper pizza’ and toppings including; pancetta, porcini mushrooms, Cajun-spiced chicken, taleggio, Sicilian sausage, buffalo salami, tartufata paste, gourmet black olives, fresh field mushrooms, artichoke hearts, gran milano on the menu, we expected good pizza..

Christmas Inspiration at River Cottage

I was very grateful for the opportunity to go to River Cottage for a Foodies 100 bloggers Christmas event earlier this month along with 49 other food and lifestyle bloggers from around the country.

Cream tea at the Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter

We would have quite happily stayed for the afternoon (and overnight) but we both agreed that the thought of our brother attempting to manage our threenager for more than a couple of hours was slightly scary. So we went back to make sure that he was still alive and intact.

Chocolate lunch at Chococo Exeter 

Yesterday I had a chocolate lunch with Lauren from Eating Exeter at Chococo Exeter. Manager Bob told us all about how they ethically & responsibly source the chocolate. And gave us a bit of a taster session. The chocolate & the hot chocolate was lovely, it’s made from whole chocolate not powder so it’s isn’t…

Pizza making & lunch at Base + Barley, Exeter

At Base + Barley all day, every day except Monday, kids eat three courses for £1 when purchasing any adult main from the main menu! It’s a total bargain and we will definitely head back again sometime soon.

Tapas and Gin porn at FORN in Exeter

Forn has a fab gin menu that I’m planning on going back to work my way through at a later date. I ordered the saffron gin to taste and it didn’t disappoint.