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Putting Meal Boxes to the Test

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With convenience on the rise, people have less time to spend in the kitchen cooking up nutritious meals. As a result, meal kits have grown dramatically over the last few years and are predicted to grow even further in 2019 as consumers become time poor, yet want to ensure they are eating well. Brands such as Hello Fresh have been in the market the longest, but we have recently seen the explosion of meal kits from other brands, with Waitrose launching their version in 2018. With this rising trend, we thought it was time to review some home delivery meal kits, ranging from meat, vegetable and vegan based meals. Read on to see which dishes really impressed.

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Veganuary in and around Cambridgeshire

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Right guys, it is time to down the mince pies, and attempt to follow some kind of vaguely healthy eating pattern again.

For a while now the craze of Veganuary has flooded through the nation, starting in 2014.

Following a vegan diet has become increasingly more popular, due to new generations wanting to follow a more sustainable lifestyle.

With this new wave has come new food vendors and establishments, particularly in Cambridgeshire.

Below we wanted to give you a few little tips of some great places we love to go and eat tasty vegan treats in!

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September Event Round Up

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What a fantastic evening we had at Bohemia in St Neots last Thursday, celebrating British Food Fortnight and our 4th Birthday. We devoured the 10-course British inspired tapas menu and sipped on a delightful Roundwood Gin as we networked with like-minded food-related businesses at our first ever standing event!!

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Grub Club Cambridge on Tour in Bedford

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What a wonderful evening we had taking Grub Club Cambridge on tour to Bedford. This evening was a delightful combination of Bedfordshire producers coming together to showcase their product at the Pavilion.

Networking at Stem & Glory

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What an amazing evening we had at Stem & Glory this May as part of Eat Cambridge where we indulged in the most delicious gourmet free-from menu. We knew it was going to be tasty as soon as we walked in, as we were greeted by the most amazing aromas. As ever, the attendees were a lovely mix of new faces and regular attendees, which always makes for great conversation and networking opportunities.

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The IVY comes to Cambridge

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Grub Club Cambridge were delighted to be at the launch of the Ivy Brassiere earlier this month. It is always great to see new restaurants opening in Cambridge, offering a wonderful array for us to enjoy. The number of new openings in the city and surrounding area seems to have exploded in recent months all for the benefit of the consumers. But few have created as much anticipation as the launch of The Ivy.

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A Wonderful night of Networking at Fabulous Fitzbillies

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Our first event of the year was set in the iconic, Fitzbillies on Trumpington Street in Cambridge. We knew we were in for a delicious evening as the chef, Jamie and his team had created a delicious menu incorporating Farrington’s Mellow Yellow rapeseed oil.

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Book Review – Salad Days

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Salad Days from Amy Pennington is a beautifully presented cookbook, full of 75 simple and satisfying recipes for greens, grains, proteins and more. With healthy, vibrant greens at the base of each recipe, you can add seasonal flavours to create your perfect salad bowl. Ideal for that post Christmas health kick.

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Family Festive Menu at Jamie’s Italian Cambridge

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We were delighted to be invited to visit Jamie’s Italian, Cambridge to enjoy the festive menu and review it. It was a lovely family lunch at which we enjoyed, yummy food, lots of giggles and some great Christmas jumpers.

Foodie Experience Christmas Gift Ideas

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Are you looking for that last minute Christmas gift idea? Fear not, for those who have everything and would like to experience more, here are some great suggestions around Cambridgeshire.

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