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My best Facebook Suppliers of 2012 – with a Big Thank You

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When I first started this blog, one of my earliest posts recommended some of my favourite food suppliers who understand social media and interacting with their customers. In the two years since then, Twitter and Facebook have become more and more essential for any business wishing to succeed. Why, even the BBC tweets these [… More …]

Bread: Very Very Fast or Very Very Slow…

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I hadn’t made bread for years, not since I played about with making sourdough bread back in 2008, (I talked about my experiments on Lynne’s Days at the time..). I love bread, but I eat too much of it, then put too much weight on.

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East London Food Heroes – Union Hand-Roasted Coffee, E16

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It is fabulous to be able to get so much good food from small, local producers these days. It wasn’t such a long time ago that in London, apart from basic foodstuffs from greengrocers, butchers, bakers, you were only able to buy goods packaged by major manufacturers. At luxury West End grocers such as [… More …]

The Fab Grapefruit Challenge

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It has been such a busy month, August, on the personal front I mean. No time really for any interesting foodie things, though I am hoping September will pick up somewhat, with various food festivals on the calendar for later this month.

But one of the interesting things that DID happen in August was [… More …]

Would I tell you Porkie Pies?

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As part of our Gosh-it’s-too-nice-to-work-let’s-get-out-in-the-country drive, we decided to head to the North Norfolk seaside for the day, to see some birds at Titchwell, and to eat crab and mayonnaise for lunch somewhere. But before we got there, we stopped at North Creake to spy out the farmers’ market and to meet up with [… More …]

Food for your eyes part three – The Twittering Suppliers

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There has been a lot of talk on the business blogs about the rise of social networking, and the power of peer-to-peer recommendations, particularly on Twitter. (I’m not linking to anything in particular here, but by all means check out any of the 28,600,000 items my Google search produced).

Blatant product plugs by suppliers [… More …]

Food for your eyes part two: the Blogs & Twitter

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Anyone who knows me will know that I am nuts about Twitter.

I started with just a few of my eBay contacts, but soon discovered that there was a massive community on Twitter interested in food in all its aspects.

I wandered into my first foodie blogs by accident.. I was looking for any [… More …]