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Comforting food and beer from around the world... coming to Peterborough

Fans of homecooked comfort food and beer from around the world are in for a treat as award-winning pub chain, Pizza, Pots and Pints, opens the Queen’s Head on Queen Street in Peterborough city centre next month.


Delightfully delicious - it’s a doddle

At the risk of repeating myself, I am talking about mangoes again this week. Well, I DO tend to repeat myself, but I think that’s a sign of age. However, this repetition - discussing mango recipes - is purposeful and not my grey matter getting even greyer.

XOXO in King Street

City centre grill house is well worth steak-ing out

I have held off visiting XOXO since it opened a couple of months ago, simply because I don’t often order steak in restaurants.

Damian Wawryzniak meeting Prince William

Royal meal on the menu at city restaurant

A Peterborough restaurateur who cooked for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge wants to share the experience with his diners.

Tom Beran at The Bumble Inn

Peterborough pubs with 30 beers, from 17 breweries, brewed by women

Two Peterborough pubs are collaborating on a week long event starting today to celebrate “Women in Brewing”.

Frothblowers Pub, Werrington joint proprietors  John Lawrence and Steve Williams who are in the running for a Cider Pub of the Year award EMN-170714-172038009

Micropub in running for national Cider Pub of the Year award

The duo behind Peterborough’s newest micropub are celebrating making the final of a national competition - despite only opening in February.

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

The secret to a long life might be three cups of coffee as a landmark study reveals it reduces the risk of death from all disease.

Search for a Gin-ius

Peterborough pubs on the lookout for a gin-ius

A couple of Peterborough pubs are searching for a gin expert to become its first ever ‘Gin-ius’ who will design a new gin cocktail to be added to the drinks menu later this year.

Ramblewood Inn supervisor Charlotte Marriott receives the Dog Friendly Pub certificate on behalf of Just Dogs Live Ian Strange, head of internal events at the East of England Arena and Events Centre.

Recognition for dog-friendly pubs

Last weekend’s Just Dogs Live event organisers have raised a glass to local dog friendly pubs.

Saag Aloo

Parveen The Spice Queen: Vegans, say Aloo to this dish

I think Indian food lends itself so well to vegetarianism and veganism. There is a huge variety of recipes for vegetables, pulses, lentils and legumes.

Lightbox Cafe Bar

New cafe bar could help make Bridge Street drinks destination

A cosmopolitan cafe bar aimed at the over-25s could soon be joining the city centre food and drink offering in Peterborough.

The Queen's Head which will open in Queen Street in August

Former Peterborough city centre restaurant to reopen as pub

The former Clarkes fine dining restaurant in Peterborough city centre is to reopen next month - as a pub called The Queen’s Head.

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Mango Mess

Parveen The Spice Queen: Mango mania with mango mess

The good news is that mangoes are in season but the bad news is that the season only lasts a couple of months. I am talking about Indian and Pakistani mangoes, I just love them!


Foraging - the food that is right there on your doorstep

Foraging is a tradition as old as time, but for many years it has been a rare activity in our modern lives – more a hobby than anything we might actually do to use in our cooking, says columnist Lee Clarke, head chef at Prevost restaurant in Peterborough.

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The new Middletons Steakhouse taking shape in Bridge Street.

Opening date announced for huge new city centre steakhouse

The “fine cuts and fine drinks” promised by the Middletons Steakhouse and Grill has moved a step closer with the announcement of the opening date of its Peterborough city centre restaurant.

Bringing a bottle, not getting too drunk and not double dipping are signs you are the perfect party guest

Bringing a bottle, not getting too drunk and not double dipping are signs you are the perfect party guest

The perfect party guest knows when they are about to outstay their welcome, always brings a bottle - and never double-dips the hummus and salsa, a study has found.

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Peshwari Naan

The perfect peshwari naan

It was my birthday last week and I decided to treat myself, says Parveen The Spice Queen.

McDonalds. Boongate offer

Get 40 free meal vouchers to use at Peterborough’s revamped McDonald’s

Peterborough’s McDonald’s restaurant at Boongate is getting ready to reopen after a refurbishment lasting six weeks - and to celebrate we have a great prize for four lucky readers.

The proposed site for vegan restaurant When Polly Met Fergie

Vegan restaurant planned for Peterborough city centre

An exciting new city centre venture could see Peterborough’s first vegan restaurant open later this year.

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Brits spend 18 months mulling over food

Brits spend 18 months mulling over food

Brits will spend 18 months of their lives mulling over what to eat, a study has found.

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