A Postcard from… Dubrovnik
Aug30

A Postcard from… Dubrovnik

One Magazine’s Jake Tucker visits the Dalmatian Coast’s medieval hotspot famed for its encapsulating ancient walled city, seafood cuisine and Game of Thrones filming locations. Old Town is undoubtedly Dubrovnik’s main attraction. This ancient walled city is actually a UNESCO World Heritage site and as such is steeped in history, with forts, towers and bastions adorning the perimeter from the city’s defensive past. Enjoy meandering...

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Healthy Packed Lunches
Aug30

Healthy Packed Lunches

Coming up with varied packed lunch ideas day after day can be a challenging task for all parents – even if your children aren’t particularly fussy! Endless demands of chocolate, crisps, or the currently trending ‘cool’ snacks that are doing the rounds in the playground, can be hard to say no to but packing the lunchboxes full of nothing but plain fruit and veg is never going to be a recipe for success. Sometimes the key to having your...

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The Cridford Inn, Trusham
Aug30

The Cridford Inn, Trusham

The Cridford Inn, the oldest pub in Devon, and possibly in England is a building steeped in history. Dating back to 825AD, and mentioned in the Domesday Book, it has been in continuous use since, as both a nunnery and a farm before finally becoming the inn that stands before us today. Nestled on the border of the Dartmoor National Park, in the village of Trusham, the Cridford Inn is approached via minor roads with high hedgerows and...

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Caramelised Apple Topped Coconut Rice Pudding
Aug30

Caramelised Apple Topped Coconut Rice Pudding

This modern take on a traditional favourite is served with spiced apples in a caramel sauce and has added coconut milk for extra flavour. Serves 4. Ready in 2 hours 30 minutes. Ingredients: 50g unsalted butter, softened 100g pudding rice 400ml full-fat milk 200ml coconut milk 40g caster sugar 1 tbsp runny honey 2 red apples, skinned, cored and cut into wedges 75g demerara sugar 1-2 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tbsp apple juice Preheat the...

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Lamb Koftas with Minted Couscous
Aug30

Lamb Koftas with Minted Couscous

These fun to eat, flavourful skewers are great for a late summer al fresco meal and are ready in less than an hour. Serves 4. Ready in 50 minutes. Ingredients: For the koftas: 350g lean minced lamb ½ red onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 2tsp ground coriander 2tsp ground cumin 1tsp smoked paprika 2tbsp fresh chopped coriander Squeeze of lemon juice For the couscous: 225g couscous 3tbsp olive oil 1tbsp lemon juice ¼...

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