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Parveen The Spice Queen: Dessert that ticks all the boxes

So, in keeping with the “veganuary” theme I wanted to introduce you to a truly amazing dessert...amazing in the fact that it is dairy-free, gluten-free and nut-free.

Exterior of the Gordon Arms at Oundle Road EMN-180116-173051009

New look and brand for old Peterborough pub

One of Peterborough oldest pubs is set to undergo a revamp and a rebranding .

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Dog In A Doublet pub

Good food doesn’t have to be complicated

The Straw Bear Festival which took over Whittlesey on Saturday was reason enough to head out to the Fenland town - and stop off for a little lunch en route at the Dog In A Doublet.

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Damian Wawrzyniak

A feast of Polish food and music at Peterborough restaurant

Polish food ambassador Damian Wawrzyniak came to the attention of Peterborough diners early last year when he announced he was bringing his Polish Feast tour to the city.

Exteriors of Jimmy's at New Road EMN-161123-171654009

Bailiffs take possession of city centre restaurant

City centre restaurant Jimmy’s was in darkness last night after bailiffs acting on behalf of the building’s owners took possession and changed the locks.


BEST OF PETERBOROUGH: Top 10 cheap eats around the city

In a new series of features looking at the ‘Best of Peterborough’, today we’re highlighting the top 10 ‘cheap eats’.

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Stuffed peppers

Parveen The Spice Queen: Veganuary is in vogue again

So many of my friends are trying “Veganuary” which means “vegan” for the month of January. As the name suggests - it’s an amalgamation of the words vegan and January. I don’t know about you, but I have noticed that veganism seems to be everywhere, It’s on the increase, and very much in vogue.

Gurkha Lounge at Hampton.

Gurkha Lounge served up relaxed and comfortable lunch

The word “lounge” in the name conjours up images of being relaxed and comfortable, which pretty much sums up this recent addition to the eating out scene in Peterborough.

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Eve Warner and Nick Rutta at The Lightbox on Bridge Street.

Street and soul food finds a new home in Peterborough

Pop-up food king Nick Rutta will be bringing his take on African and Caribbean delights to a new venue later this month.

Potato and leek soup - with a hint of chilli,

Parveen The Spice Queen: Winter soup with a hint of chilli

A very happy and healthy new year to you all...and I use the word healthy, with great sincerity.

Macmillan nurses can enjoy a free meal in Peterborough this January

Peterborough pubs offering free meals to thank Macmillan staff for their care

A Peterborough pub is offering Macmillan professionals a free meal throughout January to thank them for their hard work over the festive period.

Topo Gigio's

City centre independent falls victim to influx of big chain restaurants - and the Cowgate effect

Peterborough’s eating out scene has suffered a blow with the loss of one the city centre’s best known restaurants.

The average Brit will consume 3.5 million calories from booze over a lifetime

The average Brit will consume 3.5 million calories from booze over a lifetime

The average Brit will consume a staggering 3.5 MILLION calories over a lifetime - in BOOZE alone, a study has found.

Brad Barnes has lunch at The Queen's Head pub

Grabbing a pizza the action in the city centre

I wouldn’t describe myself as a regular by any stretch of the imagination, but the Queen’s Head - at the entrance to Queensgate - has quickly become my hostelry of choice in Peterborough city centre.

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Parveen's cocktails

Parveen The Spice Queen: Creative with cocktails & mocktails

Party season is upon us - and I just love it. I love the idea of getting all dressed up, getting together with friends, family and colleagues and enjoying the festivities.

Brad Barnes dines at Tavan, Lincoln Road, Peterborough.

Lamb chops were a real Turkish delight

I don’t routinely go in for “best I’ve ever had” type declarations, but I will make an exception.

Peterborough Telegraph Pub of the Year awards winners  John and Della McGinn, owners of the Dog in a Doublet pub near Whittlesey EMN-171112-152213009

Pub of the Year award is ‘icing on the cake’ for John

“The icing on the cake” was how John McGinn summed up winning The Peterborough Telegraph Pub Of The Year award for 2017, after what he described as a “tough year”.

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’.

Parveen's canapes

Get creative with your canapes

Tis the season to be jolly, is the season of good will to all mankind and of course woman kind - I jest, of course I mean everyone, write columnist Parveen The Spice Queen.

Brad Barnes dines at The Bell Inn at Stilton

The Bell is Stil(ton) a great place for lunch

Legend might link The Bell Inn, an historic coaching house on the Old North Road in the village of Stilton with a certain Dick Turpin, but lunch there was no highway robbery

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