Author: Anne

Come On Eileen’s..

On a dark night, it was bit tricky to find Steve Barringers’ new restaurant, Eileen’s. We were looking for a quaint Ampthill-esque shopfront, but were led round the back, behind the shops, and past the housing offices. Once through the gated entrance, glowing lanterns warm the path, alongside a fair-weather terrace with on-trend viewing window… Read more »

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Taste – Bedford’s First Food and Music Festival

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BedPop’s Taste Bedford Video Here July 2017, Mill Meadows, Bedford Pretty Darn Good Event showcasing local food, chefs, live music and street food. Local people loved it and came in their droves. Mixture of families, foodies and hipsters enjoyed a relaxed day out in the sun with a festival-vibe. The Kitchen Theatre was fab-u-lous, provided… Read more »

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A Word on Design

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A big thank you to my web designer Sarah Godsell from Pickme! Design, Reigate. When I was troubling myself about creating a website, Sarah was an easy choice for professional help. Her eye for graphic design, new ideas, and experience in web design gave her the edge. I wanted my online presence to be clear… Read more »

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Poppy bread for Poppy’s Party

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A pleasing sight of three freshly made loaves for a big sociable gathering. For some reason these loaves which I tested for a Sainsbury’s recipe book are called ‘Monkey Bread’. I never did find out why. The original recipe was an enriched dough with strong white flour, milk and butter, and grated cheese on top…. Read more »

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Overstuffed cupboards!

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This week I’ve been trying to have a serious kitchen cupboard amnesty – using up packets and jars of random ingredients that are causing over spill, and were making storage a bit of a problem. Things came to a crunch when Tired Husband opened the baking cupboard in search of chocolate and half the contents leapt out on him. Whoops.

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