food

The Tree Leicester

Hospitality UK: A Year in Review

Coronavirus has brought hospitality and events to their knees this year. Enforced closures and paltry support abounds. We look to 2021 we look through a glass darkly for the future...

Christmas alpaca walk

Anstey Alpacas

As part of giving Bam Bam the best first Christmas I possibly can despite the pandemic, we went to Anstey Alpacas today. The timid little creatures were dolled up with...

Pubs Matter

#PubsMatter

Over the last few days people have been taking to social media to tell the world why #PubsMatter to them. The industry continues to suffer and die under the impossible...

caperitif

Aperitif Tasting with Kate Hawkings

Aperitif: Being a member of the Guild of Food Writers has been an unexpected boon in these dark times. As well as being an awe-inspiringly amazing group of the country’s...

Ginger Liqueur

Pataka Fairtrade Ginger Liqueur

Pataka Ginger Liqueur: This year I have decided (like many people) that Christmas starts here. I think we’ve all earned a bit of sparkle and fun. And in my decidedly...