Eating Out

Eating Out

Parveen The Spice Queen: My gorgeous, guilt-free granola bars

So, in a bid to keep going with my new health regime, i.e. no wheat and no sugar - I made myself some gorgeous, guilt-free granola bars.

Interiors and exterior of the Middletons Streakhouse & Grill,  Bridge Street

The best chain restaurant experience in Peterborough

Some things are just meant to be - and I include Saturday’s early evening visit to the £1million Middletons steakhouse and grill in Peterborough city centre in that.

Craig Lemmon at the Key Theatre's Riverside restaurant

Craig holds the Key to a good dinner for theatre-goers

Pre-theatre diners will be in safe hands after the latest shake-up regards the food offering at Peterborough’a Key Theatre.

Carb free jacket potatoes

Parveen The Spice Queen: Carb free jacket potatoes

I never used to have any problems with my digestion but I have been suffering a little these days. My good friend Alison said that I should try cutting out sugar and bread. It’s been hard but I have managed it, and I do feel a better.

Official opening of the Gourmet Bus at Serpentine Green.  Development manager Emma Griffiths and owner Rameez Mahmood with Mayor of Peterborough Coun. John Fox and Mayoress Judy Fox EMN-170311-180834009

Top food is just the ticket on Gourmet Bus

A new diner is just the ticket for shoppers looking for gourmet fare in Peterborough.

Long Causeway shop units set to become food outlets

Three more city centre shops set to become food outlets

Long Causeway looks set to become annother hot food destination in Peterborough city centre with three former shops ripe for conversion

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Adebola Adeshina

New Year opening for new Castor restaurant

Anyone looking forward to some “civilised dining” in picturesque Castor this Christmas had best think again.

mince pies

Lee Clarke: What does the looming butter shortage say about our approach to food?

Now that we have entered November and the spooky Halloween season is behind us, there’s surely only one thing on our minds – Christmas. It is a season that finds some of its deepest roots in food – whether it’s family memories around the dinner table eating your mum’s homemade stuffing; or saying yes to that mince pie and cream even though you’re sure that if you have any more food you might burst.

Lamb bhuna

Parveen The Spice Queen: A wonderful, warming, winter one pot

This weekend many of us will be commemorating Guy Fawkes Night or bonfire night, depends how you look at it. As a child, I used to absolutely love bonfire night, my brothers and I had such fun.

Sundays in Cumbergate, Peterborough

After serving up half a million roast dinners, Sundays restaurant is on the move

It has been at the heart of Peterborough city centre for more than a decade, but the popular Sundays carvery restaurant is on the move.

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Pub of the Year 2017

REVEALED: Peterborough’s Top 10 pubs of 2017 according to you!

We’ve got our top 10 finalists for the Peterborough Telegraph Pub Of The Year 2017 and now the competition is all about finding who will be number one!

Tom Beran

‘Pub Swap’ fun for micropub landlords

Peterborough has been blessed with two micropubs, both somewhat smaller than your average boozer, but both with a shared love of top quality beer, banter and quirky opening hours.

Mary Berry has been confirmed as a judge for the new series

Are you Britain’s Best Cook? The BBC want you for a new TV show starring Mary Berry

The BBC is looking for Britain’s best cooks, to roast, boil and and bake it off in a new prime-time TV show.

Straight from the oven

Parveen The Spice Queen: Making something out of nothing

Isometimes get accused by my family and friends of being a drama queen. I do declare - I don’t know what they mean?... well I suppose I do really, I’m only jesting. Those of you who know me, know that I DO have flair for the dramatic... my husband often says that I make something out of nothing!.. and he doesn’t mean in terms of my food, he means in life. Well, yes, I CAN make something out of nothing - and I am talking about food now, not life. I am just not a fan of throwing food away, and I hate waste.

Ba Shoh

Doors closed at £2 million city centre restaurant

Ba Shoh, one of Peterborough’s biggest and plushest city centre restaurants, has closed.

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Brad Barnes dines at House of Feasts

Feast your eyes on this Polish delight

“Expect the unexpected” it says on the website, something which perhaps applies to people unfamiliar with this restaurant and its chef patron Damian Wawrzyniak.


Ever wondered where the Dog in a Doublet got its name?

John and Della McGinn swapped their quirkily-named riverside pub for London’s Café Du Paris on Tuesday in search of honours at a glitzy awards ceremony.

Rutland Food and Drink Week

A week of food and drink in Rutland - what’s not to like?

You can join the celebration of food and drink from the nearby county of Rutland from Saturday when Rutland Food and Drink Week gets under way.

Whats on
Fizzy drinks linked to liver disease in children

Fizzy drinks damaging kids’ livers

A sweetener used in fizzy drinks, cakes, biscuits and ice cream is fuelling a potentially fatal liver disease in children, according to new research.

Parveen and friends at the show

Parveen The Spice Queen: A little help from my friends

I was lucky enough to be asked to do a cooking demonstration for the Autumn Food & Country Fair at the East of England Arena at the weekend. It was fabulous . . . giant vegetables, vintage tractors, Paw Patrol, crafting and me making a curry - what’s not to love?

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