National Curry Week Across The Midlands

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National Curry Week is an important period of time. The curry dish is widely appreciated all over the world and first took place in October 1998 founded by Peter Grove. The main idea behind National Curry Week is the vision of drive, awareness and appreciation of the ever-growing Indian¬†restaurant industry, whilst also raising funds for [Read more…]

Apple Day 2018!

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Pink Ladies, Granny Smith, Gala and Honeycrisp  – they’re all from the same fruit family. Some sweet, some bitter, some soft and some tart! The day of the Apple is upon us all, let the slicing, cutting and crunching commence! Apple Day is an annual celebration of the commonly known fruit which hangs from our trees [Read more…]

Over 100 Years of Pyrex

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So how much do you know about the company Pyrex and its iconic glassware? We’re guessing not all that much, apart from that it’s highly useful and you’ve probably got a dish or jug or two in your kitchen. Well, it’s actually a company that is now over 100 years old,¬† since it was born [Read more…]

5 Spooktacular Events in the East Midlands

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Everyone loves a piece of the Halloween action right? Well this year, you needn’t lift a finger or throw an extravagant party because there are plenty of exciting things happening near you. Whether you want to be scared half to death or just a little spooked out, there’s events for kids and adults alike in [Read more…]

The Best Places for Cupcakes in the Midlands

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With a perfectly baked base, a swirl of delicious frosting and topped with a smorgasbord of decorations and finishing touches, you really can’t beat a good cupcake can you? Superior to one big cake thanks to their individual portions, cupcakes make the perfect addition to a birthday party, leaving do, wedding or baby shower. And [Read more…]

No matter religion, politics, culture or anything else that divides us, you can pretty much guarantee on one thing to reunite us; our love of chocolate. And from Easter to Christmas, it’s surprising how much we actually manage to weave chocolate into the fabrics of our lives. And while neither holiday would be complete without [Read more…]

The Best Farm Shops in the Midlands

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The return of Autumn sees an increase in typically ‘cute’ activities. Drive in cinemas, pumpkin picking and visiting farm shops. Buying produce from local farm shops not only ensures you get fresh, locally sourced ingredients and meat, but it also supports local farmers, sellers and businesses. There are some great ones all over the UK [Read more…]