Category Archives: Special features

Shopping without supermarkets

People have lots of reasons for not shopping at their local market; relying on somewhere that doesn’t have the permanence of Tesco or Sainsbury’s can be frustrating, particularly if you can’t count on it to stock every single item on … Continue reading

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Eat seasonally. Find love.

Who has ever been tempted to throw some summer fruits into your trolley so that you can pretend winter isn’t here yet? Has anyone ever been able to say no to a custard-covered, homemade apple pie, just because it happens … Continue reading

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A Victorian affair: Christmas markets in Britain

Last weekend, I finally had the opportunity to see if the reality of continental Christmas markets matches the image I have of them in my head. I had imagined bratwurst, gingerbread and mulled wine, each handed over with a bearded … Continue reading

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A street food revolution

Street food is the new haute cuisine in London, and Cardiff is now getting in on the action. But don’t expect silken tablecloths and finger bowls. This culinary revolution is all about cardboard plates, disposable cutlery and messy hands. It … Continue reading

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A trip around the Christmas markets

Those of you I’ve spoken to before may know that I’ve been running this project as part of my Masters in journalism. As such, I’ve been told to make a ‘photo story’ and upload it to my blog. I can … Continue reading

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