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The Dog & Duck, Wokingham, re-opens

Pub and Restaurant, The Dog & Duck, in Emmbrook, re-opens on Wednesday 15th November following a major refurbishment by owners, Brakspear. Dating from the 1700s, this traditional red brick pub began serving beer in 1851. Brakspear Brewery bought the pub in 1857 and it’s been well-supported by the local community ever since. The pub will […]

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Crispy Bubble n Squeak Poached Egg and Smoked Salmon

Ingredients
8 roast potatoes, chopped

4 roast parsnips, diced

2 cooked savoy cabbage leafs, thinly sliced

1 cooked carrot, diced

4 tbls frozen peas

1 tbls chopped parsley

onion, th …

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Fine food

Satsumas
The satsuma is of Chinese origin but was introduced to the West via Japan. They are grown in humid areas and may be ripe while the skin is still green. It is one of the sweetest citrus varie …

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A Compleat Reunion

Over 400 years of local history came vividly to life this month, as a Newbury family revisited their post war home and shared secrets about the property dating back to the reign of Charles 1.

W …

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West Berkshire Mencap charity dinner- Indigo Bay

This year, Indigo Bay and Local Buzz magazine are getting together in aid of West Berkshire Mencap and are organising a charitable dinner on Tuesday 24th October.

You can to book your space via Ind …

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Enjoy a grape time with a taste of Murcia

Given the superb year-round climate of Murcia, when one hears of white, rosé and red, one could be forgiven for thinking they were the three stages of tans on the coast. 
But the Region of Murcia i …

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CLOSED Competition – The real macaron company – Win a 3 month membership to the Macaron Club

The Real Macaron Company produces an exquisite range of macarons ideal for any occasion. From wedding towers to baby showers, corporate events to gifts and dinner parties, we have the perfect macaron …

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Halloween

Halloween or Hallowe’en (a contraction of All Hallows’ Evening) is a spooky celebration observed every year in many countries on October 31 – the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows’ Day …

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CLOSED Competition – Win a £25 voucher from Rio’s Burgers Newbury

Rios have been serving up flame-grilled burgers for 27 years.  Some say they are the best in Newbury!

 

Check out their menu now: http://www.riosburgers.com/ …

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The Big Sausage Week Celebration

The UK & Ireland’s best sausage, the pinnacle of sausage making, will be revealed at Meat Trades Journal’s Champion of Champions award on Monday November 6 at London’s County Hall, the culmi …

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Chocolate Heaven

Chocolate week 9th-15th October

Chocolate may be the “food of the gods,” but for most of its 4,000-year history, it was actually consumed as a bitter beverage rather than as a sweet edible trea …

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Chorizo potato cakes with fried sea bass

When writing recipes, we try to come up with interesting dishes that everyone would like to eat and that are easy to cook, without getting into difficulties. We think this recipe works well on both co …

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Fine Food

Apple
Crumbles became popular in Britain during World War II, when the crumble topping was an economical alternative to pies due to shortages of pastry ingredients as the result of rationing. To furt …

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Macmillan Coffee Morning

 

 

This Friday 29th September  – Come and Join Us for the

 

WORLDS BIGGEST COFFEE MORNING

 

Local Buzz Magazine is proud to be working with Boswells Café i …

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Bluebird care supports Macmillan’s Coffee Morning.

Bluebird Care Newbury is supporting Macmillan Cancer Support this September by raising awareness of their “World’s Biggest Coffee Morning” campaign.

 

Research by Macmillan revealed t …

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Fine Food

Leeks
Like garlic and onion, leeks are a member of the allium family but have their own distinct flavor. Leeks are very versatile and work well cooked in various recipes or as a side dish. Two of the …

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Italian Country Soup

Serves 6
3 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 celery stalk, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
400g dried cannellini beans, soaked overnight
and boiled until tender or
1 x 400g …

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Cobbs Farm Co Proud to be the largest and leading farm shop group in the UK

Founded in 2007 out of a passion for supplying quality food with provenance to our customers we’ve grown our group of farm shops to feature cafés and other delightful foodie additions such as tradi …

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British Food Fortnight

British Food Fortnight runs from 23rd September to 8th October 2017

Year after year thousands of people gets behind the Love British Food campaign which culminates in British Food Fortnight in th …

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First ever World Plant Milk Day marks the rise of healthier dairy-free alternatives

For the first time, plant-based milk is to be celebrated with its own international awareness day.

World Plant Milk Day, August 22nd, sees leading UK vegan and animal organisations ProVeg UK, Plant …

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