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Tag: Shropshire

King and Thai, Broseley, Shropshire

King & Thai Sharing Platter

The King and Thai was previously in Ironbridge for over six years where owners Suree and Simon built themselves an excellent reputation for quality authentic Thai cuisine. They decided to move to larger premises and found The Forester Arms in Broseley and have revamped the former traditional pub into a lovely contemporary restaurant with a […]

Midlands Michelin Chef on BBC TV’s Saturday Kitchen

Will Holland - La Becasse

Regional  ‘celebrity’ Will Holland, Michelin Starred chef of Ludlow’s La Becasse, is set to become ‘National Celebrity’ tomorrow during his appearance on James Martin’s BBC show ‘Saturday Kitchen’. Will who won his first Michelin star earlier this year, who at the age of 29 is only one of 5 UK chef’s to hold this coveted […]

NEW Shropshire Granola Site – Shweet!

Shropshire Granola

Local ‘sweetie’ Alex Hoar, has at last launched her innovative, but low key website to promote her Shropshire Granola – a healthy start to any day, or an excellent accompaniment to a bowl of seasonal fruit with yoghurt, oh, and perhaps a little extra honey. At Shropshire Granola they believe in the simple things in […]

Rosette Chef Farm to Fork Video

HUndred House Hotel, Nr Telford, Shropshire

Shropshire based Stuart Phillips of the multi award winning 2 AA Rosette Chef patron of Hundred House Hotel, Norton, Nr Telford, Shropshire, recently teamed up with eat-the-midlands to create a farm to fork video montage – but because we ant to end on happy piggies, we decided to go form fork, and back to the […]

Swan Inn, Bridgnorth – Review

Swan, Bridgnorth Restaurant, with view

Despite Bridgnorth being set atop a hill, surrounded by river and valleys, there are very few places you can relax, and enjoy the views we are afforded with. The Swan at Knowle sands, just  a mile out of town, is an exception to the rule, and not only offers ample seating on its relatively new […]

Royal Victoria Hotel, Newport, Shropshire

Royal Victoria Newport

James Day of Gourmet Life Midlands Discount Dining Club visits the Royal Victoria, Newport, Shropshire Newport in Shropshire  is not known for being the gourmet capital of, well anywhere really. Though it has a good selection of pubs and restaurants, the main focus for foodies is Waitrose in Newport, which, while supporting some great up […]

La Becasse – Michelin Winner

La Becasse Ludlow  is currently top of its in the region. The tranquil oak-panelled restaurant and state-of-the art kitchens under the guidance of Head Chef Will Holland and his dedicated team, can at last celebrate their 18 months of hard graft and dedication to local produce and fine dining with their much deserved Michelin Star […]

Midlands AA Rosette Explanation & Listings

AA Rosette Awards Explained In today’s current economical climate restaurants need to distinguish themselves and stand out above others. AA Rosettes set an achievable standard to which restaurants can aspire to. AA inspectors annually award Rosettes to restaurants that stand out from the crowd, either in the local area or on a more national stage. […]

London & UK Food Blog


Voted as one of the UK’s most influential food writers and bloggers, our favourite gourmand is Simon Majumdar. Half Welsh and half Bengali, Simon is an avid, and positively prolific blogger, writer, publisher and broadcaster – not to mention world traveller for his recent book ‘Eat my Globe’ which documents his recent tour of the […]

Spanish Asparagus – Chef Alfonso Ruiz

Spanish Style Asparagus. Serves x 4 Donated by Alfonso Chef Patron of the new Authentic Tapas Bar in Bridgnorth ‘Casa Ruiz‘ 12 Asparagus Spears tbs Olive oil Black Pepper dash Vino Blanco Rock Salt to finish 1. Place the Asparagus and oil in a hot pan. Stir well and season with the rock salt and […]