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  • Muddy goes mad in the Med

    Okay, you got me - it's the Barbican in Plymouth but The Mad Merchant's quirky mix of authentic Turkish dishes and yup, Devon cream teas are the next best thing.

  • Luxe lodge life: Kentisbury Grange

    Want a crowd-pleaser family break with luxe trimmings and a hot tub? Don't want much, do you? Pack your bag, we're heading to the fringes of Exmoor.

  • Review: Afternoon Tea at Wild Thyme Deli & Kitchen, Totnes

    Muddy road-tested Wild Thyme's new Sparkling Afternoon Tea for Two, with pottery painting. Plus, we've snaffled one worth £65 for you and a pal to enjoy for FREE!

  • Review: Lobster BBQ, The Cary Arms

    We will eat them on the beaches! Muddy dives in to the extravagant Winston Churchill lobster barbecue, back for summer at The Cary Arms.

  • Recipe: rainy day soup

    Gah! Where the hell is the summer? Never mind, step in out of the downpour and tuck into some cute comfort-food soup from snackndoodle.

  • Sneak peek! Mickey’s Beach Bar, Exmouth

    Muddy had a look inside celebrity chef Michael Caines' shiny new Exmouth beach bar before its unveiling on 17 May. Fancy a nosey?

  • Review: Sharpham wine & cheese tasting tour

    Fancy an outdoor foodie meet-up? Here's one we tried earlier, Sharpham's Guided Wine and Cheese Tour. And we have two tours to give away to one lucky Muddy reader!

  • 15 perfect pubs for a sundowner

    Where can you soak up every last ray of sunshine while making like it's summer with a spritzer? Here's where to put on your hotlist.

  • Best al fresco eateries to book now

    Time to make for the plate outdoors! Beat the heat by bagging an al fresco table at one of Devon's best outdoor dining spots.

  • Chef Scott Paton: What’s cooking?

    Our favourite chefs spill all about their work, lives and top tips. Dishing it this week? Scott Paton, head chef at Àclèaf at Plymouth's Boringdon Hall & Spa.

  • Try this light but warming spring supper

    Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's healthy take on this Scottish fish soup makes for a quick and hearty but healthy supper that's perfect for cool spring evenings.

  • Comforting classics from The Pie Room

    Ooh, is there anything more satisfying than good flaky pastry? These two tasty recipes from Calum Franklin's new cookbook The Pie Room are just the ticket.

  • Flipping good: four new pancakes recipes to try

    Had enough of lemon and sugar? Spice things up a bit this Pancake Day with an Iranian cardamom pancake, shredded duck pancake, or vegan version with blueberry compote.

  • Asian-inspired healthy dinners for reboot February

    January didn't quite live up to your healthy living expectations? Cosy food doesn't have to come at the cost of health. Try these tasty plant-based recipes made with warming ginger and miso.

  • 48 Mother’s Day afternoon teas that deliver

    Can't give mum a hug? This is a close second: tiny sandwiches, a lot of clotted cream, and an optional bottle of fizz. Here are the 48 best afternoon teas for delivery and takeaway around the country.

  • Eat Better Forever, Hugh? Oh, OK then.

    Spent December scoffing mince pies? Whip up a veg-packed soup or hot pot from Hugh's new cookbook and feel the smug glow of a healthy New Year.

  • Cookbooks 2020

    The best cookbooks to buy now

    Sick of making the same seven dinners, week in, week out? Or just a sucker for tempting pictures of food? If any of the above apply, we’ve got you covered.

  • 40 of the best indie coffee roasters

    Can't function without your morning brew? Try one of these delicious artisan blends, from indie coffee roasters across the Muddy counties, to kickstart your day with a caffeine boost. 

  • Launch review: The Pig, Harlyn Bay, Cornwall

    On its opening day, Muddy's ed-in-chief Hero Brown was the first to eat lunch at the brand new Pig hotel in Harlyn Bay (what a trooper!). So what was the verdict - and is it worth a trip to North Cornwall?

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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 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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