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  • Best Sunday roast takeaways in Suffolk & Cambs

    Can't be faffed to juggle seven pots at once? Chillax, just order in. Try one of these takeaway Suffolk and Cambs Sunday roasts for a crackingly easy end to the week.

  • 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.

  • Recipe: Parker’s Tavern Chickenless Tikka Masala Pie

    Looking for a winter warmer of a recipe? Enter this sumptuous pie from Parker's Tavern that both veggies and meat-eaters will love.

  • Michelin star food

    Suffolk’s first Michelin Star winner!

    Hot off the presses, the winners have just been announced and we're delighted that a Bury St Edmunds restaurant has gained Suffolk's first star!

  • Fast and filling recipes for Feb

    No time/energy to cook (let alone make it healthy)? Don't worry, we've got you. Here are two low-effort, speedy suppers under 500 calories to feel good about.

  • 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.

  • Comforting classics from The Pie Room

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

  • Support 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 Suffolk & Cambs.

  • healthy dinner recipe

    Tonight’s healthy dinner, sorted!

    Indulged over Christmas? Try this cod one-pot from hot healthy eating guru, Dr Rupy Aujla, plus top tips on eating clean in 2021. The doctor will see you now…

  • 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.

  • Winter dining pods and gardens in Suffolk & Cambs

    Year-round al fresco dining is officially a thing in the UK this year! If you're looking for a romantic Covid-friendly winter garden in Suffolk and Cambs read on...

  • 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. 

  • woman eating olive from martini

    Top 11 local tipples – cheers!

    Time to stock up your fridges and cellars! Whether you're buying for others or yourself (hey, you deserve it), you can't go wrong with these 11 divine drinks for Christmas and beyond.

  • slow cooked pulled lamb

    La Hogue’s Slow Cooked Pulled Lamb

    With such cold days and nights forecast for Jan and Feb, this delectable slow cooked pulled lamb recipe from La Hogue Farm Shop will warm you up in no time.

  • How to ace your Christmas dinner

    Worried about your turkey timings? Pondering over your potatoes? We spoke to some of Suffolk and Cambs' best chefs to get their top tips for making a memorable and stress-free Christmas lunch.

  • Christmas food boxes and deliveries in Suffolk and Cambs

    Can't be ars... er bothered to stuff a turkey and spend hours stirring the bread sauce this year? We've rounded up the best restaurants and delivery services who'll whip up a feast for you, all you have to do is serve!

  • 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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