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Gannets and Gluttons AKA Food and Drink contains Beer, Cider, Pub and Restaurants reviews. Plus recipes and other chat about nosh and slosh.

Five Great Cook Books

Jamie’s Ministry of Food A fantastic book for anyone like me who is a bit of a rookie chef, containing brilliantly simple and tasty recipes. The book takes you through everything in basic steps and includes lots of photos so you can keep checking your delicious food is looking as it should. Nathan Outlaw’s British Seafood Great book for any seafood enthusiastic. Beautifully presented and a great coffee table book as well as containing cover to cover scrumptiousness. The book…

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Hangover Cures – My Top Tips

Everyone at some time or another will get a hideous hangover (some people more than others!) Here are my tops tips, built up previous experience. There is nothing radical here, just some straight forward, simple steps. For me it’s all about getting up and about and being positive.   -1. Get to work before the hangover’s happened – I’ve labelled this one -1 because it happens before the hangover. When you’ve stopped drinking, get something to eat and drink as…

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Ale Review – Betty Stogs from Skinner’s Brewery

  Betty Stogs is Skinners Best selling and most popular beer. I’ll have you know, it’s not without good reason too! (A little back story – This very Cornish beer is named after a native of West Cornwall from Cornish folklore.) Betty is an easy drinking, copper ale with a perfect balance of malt, citrus hops and bitterness, the perfect accompaniment to any pasty! This beer is available bottled and on draught from the finest establishments. If you haven’t had…

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