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wenlock water stage Shrewsbury food festival
03 Jul 2013

I had a great time at Shrewsbury Food Festival on Sunday afternoon there was so much to see and we had lovely weather too. Over 130 local food companies were showcasing in the quarry and thousands turned out to support them.

I ran the Race For Life in the morning so it was lunchtime when we arrived at the Quarry where we discovered that the festival were also making a donation to Cancer...

Duck Breast Cranberry Jus Taste Telford
28 Jun 2013

I discovered Taste Telford on Twitter and I was immediately drawn to the simplicity of the business. Restaurant quality meals with locally sourced fresh ingredients prepared and delivered to you door, all you need to do is cook it.

It's barely cooking, I just had to pop the food in the oven for 20 minutes. With all the prep work done for...

11 Jun 2013

We are planning a very special dinner party for my Nan's 70th and knowing that all the food talk that comes with planning a menu would make us ravenous we headed out for lunch to discuss it in style. It was another gloriously sunny day on Friday so we chose Romolo the Italian restaurant and cocktail lounge next to the river on Victoria Quay.

I've been wanting to try Romolo £5 lunch for...

chocolate eclairs
03 Jun 2013

What is a pop up chocolate café?

I wasn't too sure either when I went to Serenity on Sunday but the promise of anything mildly chocolate related was enough to pique my interest. Julia Wenlock of Toot Sweets was raising money for Shropshire Carers and had taken over the Serenity restaurant with a full on chocolate feast.

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17 May 2013

Last week, we went to the recently revamped Serenity next to Shrewsbury Castle for a wine, cheese and chocolate taster evening. I saw the event advertised on Twitter and went along not knowing what to expect. It’s the first time I’ve visited and the Serenity building is stunning, we climbed to the top of a stone staircase into a gorgeous room with vaulted ceilings where the event was being...

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