Food & Drink

Contact a Curry Paste Supplier in Thailand

Retailers who want to increase their sales should consider contacting a curry paste supplier in Thailand . These curry paste manufacturers can provide them with an authentic range of products that allow their customers to explore the world of Thai food, one of the world’s most popular cuisines.

Retailers might be worried that these products will not be of the same quality as those found in Thailand. And their customers who have visited Thailand and know how these products should taste will be disappointed. But these are the same products that are sold throughout Thailand....

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Food Drink Devon opens entries for 2021 Awards

Authored by Danielle Merchant
Posted: Wed, 01/13/2021 - 11:18pm

Entries are now open for the prestigious 2021 Food Drink Devon Awards. The gold standard industry awards, which celebrate Devon’s finest food and drink, recognise the county’s most respected, influential and passionate artisan producers and establishments. The esteemed awards are open for entry until Friday 30th April 2021 and are open to both members of Food Drink Devon and non-members.

Covering food production, preparation, retailing, cooking and service, the awards honour businesses demonstrating a consistent commitment to quality, sustainability, provenance, excellent customer...

Dart Fresh offers fast, free delivery to customers as supermarkets report huge online queues

Authored by Catherine Farinha
Posted: Thu, 01/07/2021 - 3:08pm

Dart Fresh are delighted to offer a fast and free home delivery service for customers aimed at minimising the spread of Coronavirus.

The award-winning fresh produce supplier, based in Exeter, is cornering the home delivery market in the current lockdown, offering free delivery throughout Devon, Somerset and Dorset!

Customers can enjoy next day delivery, six days a week, if they place their orders* online by 3pm the day before, on the e-commerce shop http://www.dartfresh.delivery or by phone on 01392 873036.

On Tuesday (5) January, the BBC reported that supermarkets...

Azu Spirits

Devon spirit tasting company launches with local twist

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Sun, 01/03/2021 - 8:20pm

A new whisky and gin tasting company has launched in Devon, shining the spotlight on the region’s finest drinks and distilleries.

Based in Exeter, Azu Spirits is a premium spirits tasting brand, delivering a blind tasting experience straight to customers’ doors.

The company’s local gin tasting box features selected gins from Atlantic Distillery, Conker, Curio, Papillon, Pothecary and Wrecking Coast, showcasing some of the South West’s finest distilleries.

Ellen Gibson, founder of Azu Spirits, said: “Being based in Devon, we’re privileged to have some of the...

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Filter coffee machines: What you need to know about Bosch coffee makers

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Wed, 12/23/2020 - 11:31am

If you like coffee, this article is a must-read. You'll be brewing the ultimate black coffee with the best-filtered coffee machine, so all you'll have to do is add milk (if you please) to replicate all those wonderful coffee shop tastes.

Filter coffee makers can make a tasty black coffee cup or you can simply add a small amount of milk if you want a milky coffee, cold or hot, which avoids the chore of foaming milk that you have grown used to for iced coffees and lattes. A filtered coffee machine effectively is an easy-to-use, easy to set up and easy to clean device with no mess,...

Chefs Cooking on Demo Stage at Dart Fresh

Top Chefs Celebrate Amazing Local Produce in Indian Culinary Focus Dart at Dart Fresh

Authored by Catherine Farinha
Posted: Tue, 12/22/2020 - 10:21pm

On Tuesday (15) December, Dart Fresh HQ in Exeter played host to a series of socially distanced cookery demos to showcase the fabulous range of local produce. Celebrity chef and cookery book author, Dipna Anand joined the team to judge the final of the ‘Lockdown Cook-Off’, their own twist on Ready Steady Cook for chefs who were unable to work due to the lockdown.

The Dart Fresh team were absolutely astonished by the response, with over forty entries submitted by talented chefs from Cheltenham to Plymouth, Weymouth to Barnstaple and everywhere in between.

Dart Fresh has...

Pappardelle Pasta

The Best Pappardelle Pasta Recipe For Young Children

Authored by jamescorbyy
Posted: Tue, 12/22/2020 - 8:22am

Have fussy young kids at home with big feelings and tantrums that need to be dealt with but can wait because you can get them one of the best fresh pappardelle pasta recipes ever invented by mankind?

This perfect pappardelle pasta recipe can be comfort food for your kids as they grow up and become a nostalgic moment for them as they are older. This one recipe could simmer down their tantrums and become some of the best kinds of indulgence for young children. The beef bolognese sauce and the chunky goodness that it is also is the best sauce to be used with fresh pappardelle pasta...

Cooking up Christmas cheer for the community

Authored by Sue Cade
Posted: Sat, 12/19/2020 - 11:26am

The MD of a family-run garden centre in Ottery St Mary wants to make sure that no-one in the local community will go short of a festive meal on Christmas Day.

With the annual free Christmas lunch in the town unable to take place due to the pandemic, Jacqui Taylor and her team of willing helpers at Otter Garden Centre are offering to provide a roast turkey dinner complete with a Christmas cracker and mince pie to the elderly, infirm, isolated or anyone otherwise in need, at no cost. The meal will be freshly cooked and delivered at lunchtime on December 25.

She says, “It’s...

Exeter Trading Hub, Grow Coffee House

Bucking the trend… Grow Coffee House to open for business at The Exeter Trading Hub

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 12/18/2020 - 1:12am

The Exeter Trading Hub and Grow Coffee House are excited to announce the opening of a large centre which will house more than 40 independent traders.

The Trading Hub, in the centre of Marsh Barton, opened its doors on the 2nd December just in time for those wishing to get out and do some Christmas Shopping. Shoppers are sure to be spoilt for choice with a variety of stalls selling everything from vintage, antiques and retro goods to industrial, furniture, homewares and gifts

Visitors to the Hub will be pleased to know that Grow Coffee House has opened its 3rd venue there...

Winslade Manor Restaurant

Winslade Manor Restaurant and Bar announces opening date

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Thu, 12/17/2020 - 8:57pm

Winslade Manor Restaurant and Bar, at Winslade Park, Nr Exeter will open its doors in time for Valentine’s Day 2021 with head chef Matt Mason at the helm. Matt Mason, formerly of Jack in the Green, joins the new Vida Spaces team after 28 years at the East Devon gastropub.

The operations company Vida, which means life, is behind Exeter’s newest dining and wellbeing experience at Winslade Park, Clyst St Mary, and is headed up by co-founders, Joe Hammond (formerly of Woodbury Park Hotel, Golf & Country Club) and Tom Johnson (former England and Exeter Chief professional rugby...

Slim Chickens

Slim Chickens opens new restaurant in Princesshay

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Thu, 12/17/2020 - 4:24pm

Slim Chickens, the US-born chicken restaurant chain, opened a new restaurant in Princesshay, Exeter today (Thursday 17th December).

Slim Chickens brings Southern US hospitality to casual dining in Princesshay – their only location in Devon. The restaurant will serve hand-breaded chicken dishes using the freshest of ingredients for customers to enjoy in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The restaurant will also show live sports.

Slim Chickens will be operating in line with current government guidelines, and will be offering delivery via Deliveroo, Just Eat and Uber Eats...