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  • FALCON INN EXTERIOR

    The Falcon Inn, Fotheringhay

    It's four months since we had a meal out. They could have served a boiled turnip and we'd have thought it a golden truffle. Thankfully, they didn't. But how would The Falcon Inn fare with dishing up their gourmet delights in the new normal? We loosened our belts to find out.

  • In Love With Local: the best farm shops near you

    If you’ve vowed never to go back to piling your supermarket trolley sky high and ignoring your local shops, let us help you keep your promise with our pick of the best farm shops in Northants.

  • tolly-arms-garden

    10 of the best pub gardens in Northants to enjoy this summer

    We're finally going out out and it's going to be an absolute corker. Bring on the sunshine so we can soak it up with our fave tipple in one of these gorgeous Northants pub gardens.

  • Superflashy newsflash

    Super Flashy Newsflash

    Summer is here and finally the places we love are starting to get going. Here's our pick of new openings, launches and things to do this month near you.

  • Smokin’! The perfect summer burger recipe

    The weather's pulling a blinder this week, so fire up the BBQ and rustle up this bad boy with homemade ketchup (fancy!) from Muddy favourite The Pig group.

  • Quarantini time! Heston’s Gold Rush

    Looking to up your cocktail creds during lockdown? We've rifled through Heston Blumenthal’s cocktail bible, so perk yourself up with a Gold Rush.

  • Provençal fougasse with green and black olives

    Lockdown is the perfect time to get to grips with our favourite chewy loaf: sourdough. Ready, set, bake with this savoury share-and-tear number (you can skip the sharing bit if you like).

  • Speedy supper, anyone? Make THIS tonight

    Looking for healthy dinner ideas - take inspiration from Olympic gymnast Max Whitlock for a meal that's quick, tasty and packed with protein.

  • James Peck chef

    Divine duck egg ravioli from Burnt Lemon Chefs

    You'll lap up this recipe from James Peck, founder of Northants' very own Burnt Lemon Chefs. It's a bit of a challenge (stave off the quarantine boredom) and the whole family will be licking their plates.

  • Ready, set, cook! 8 new cookbooks for spring

    Looking to up your cooking creds whilst in quarantine? Then you'll be needing our curated guide to the most useful and inspiring cookbooks for spring. Yes, chef!

  • Asparagus tart recipe

    Super speedy supper!

    A super simple tart recipe that makes the most of seasonal ingredients and takes a mere 30 minutes? Count us in!

  • Peach and lentil salad recipe

    A salad for sunny days

    This peach and lentil salad with warm pork tenderloin by renowned chefs Kate & Giancarlo Caldesi, is easy peasy to make, looks amazing and will impress even fussy young palates..

  • Cook THIS for dinner tonight

    Running out of ideas for midweek meals? Yup, us too. Take inspiration from the hottest new cookbook on the block by pop star Jessie Ware. Yum!

  • Asparagus tart with quails egg and prosciutto ham

    This super-simple tart recipe, from Cotswolds based Gluts & Gluttony, makes the most of seasonal ingredients and takes a mere 30 minutes. Count us in!

  • Recipe: A salad for sunny days

    This peach and lentil salad with warm pork tenderloin by renowned chefs Kate & Giancarlo Caldesi, is easy peasy, looks amazing and tastes delicious.

  • BURNT LEMON SUPPER CLUB

    Superflashy newsflash

    We've got all the latest isolation news from Northants to keep you in the loop and spread some positive vibes. Read on.

  • 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 Garage Buckingham

    The Garage, Buckingham

    Don’t fancy dinner at a petrol station? Prepare to be amazed. Well Street Garage in Buckingham (ok, but it’s only just over the border) is all about pared back industrial-chic surroundings with a creative foodie flair that makes it much more than just a pitstop.

  • 6 fabulous Mothers’ Day afternoon teas

    Whether, you're treating your Mum to the loveliest afternoon tea in the shire or just fancy giving yourself the gift of Prosecco and all the cakes, here's our pick of the best.

  • 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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