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  • The Harper

    Superflashy newsflash!!

    Hey lady, heads up for the cool stuff coming up. New openings, great pop up food and a bit of culture. All on your Muddy radar.

  • The Neptune

    Local restaurants who made it to Michelin 2021

    We have an impressive fifteen Michelin 2021 listings for Norfolk so get your pen and calendar at the ready and let's meet the county's gastro glitterati.

  • Flipping good: four new pancakes recipes to try

    Had enough of lemon and sugar? Spice things up a bit this Pancake Day with an Iranian cardamom pancake, shredded duck pancake, or vegan version with blueberry compote.

  • Asian-inspired healthy dinners for reboot February

    January didn't quite live up to your healthy living expectations? Cosy food doesn't have to come at the cost of health. Try these tasty plant-based recipes made with warming ginger and miso.

  • Make this at the weekend!

    Apples + flaky pastry = heaven on a plate! Sweeten up Feb with this easy-peasy apple tarte tatin recipe, courtesy of Norwich's The Honingham Buck.

  • Fast and filling recipes for Feb

    No time/energy to cook (let alone make it healthy)? Don't worry, we've got you. Here are two low-effort, speedy suppers under 500 calories to feel good about.

  • Eat Better Forever, Hugh? Oh, OK then.

    Spent December scoffing mince pies? Whip up a veg-packed soup or hot pot from Hugh's new cookbook and feel the smug glow of a healthy New Year.

  • Norfolk Pheasant & Peal Barley Broth

    Here's one to warm the cockles if you're game (sorry). Local chef Andy Parle gives us his fail-safe recipe for a feel-good winter soup.

  • Cookbooks 2020

    The best cookbooks to buy now

    Sick of making the same seven dinners, week in, week out? Or just a sucker for tempting pictures of food? If any of the above apply, we’ve got you covered.

  • 40 of the best indie coffee roasters

    Can't function without your morning brew? Try one of these delicious artisan blends, from indie coffee roasters across the Muddy counties, to kickstart your day with a caffeine boost. 

  • Eight of the best dine at home

    Can't think of another thing to cook during lockdown? Roger that. Here's my top picks for restaurant food at home - no food shop required.

  • Seven of the best farm shops

    Time to shop local? We think so. Let's start with our farm shops. Here's our pick of seven of the county's award-winning finds.

  • Six of the best vegan restaurants

    Looking for an out of the ordinary vegan restaurant? Here's my round-up of six of the best across the county, from glam to bistro.

  • FARMYARD: from field to fork

    Looking for a vibrant neighourhood restaurant with an impressive wine list in the coolest bit of Norwich? Say hello to the latest in bistronomy.

  • Autumn Recipe win lunch for two at The Dial House

    Head Chef Joe Walker shares his recipe for this gorgeous autumn warming dish of cod and mussels. Can you replicate this at home to snag a Dial House lunch for two?

  • Muddy’s best quirky local café finds

    Double macchiato, you say? From lush jungle to bus stops, sustainable living to pit stops on the bike trail - feel the buzz with our pick of the coolest places for your caffeine hit.

  • Launch review: The Pig, Harlyn Bay, Cornwall

    On its opening day, Muddy's ed-in-chief Hero Brown was the first to eat lunch at the brand new Pig hotel in Harlyn Bay (what a trooper!). So what was the verdict - and is it worth a trip to North Cornwall?

  • Restaurants with rooms

    Dreaming of a foodie getaway? We've scoured the Muddy counties for hotel stays with serious culinary credentials for when lock-down lifts. Tuck in.

  • The best brunch in town

    The most lipsmackingly indulgent meal of the day and we have 47 of the best ones to tempt you with, from vegan to full English, flat white to green detox. Just add friends and a hangover.

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