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  • Superflashy newsflash

    What's hot on our radar this month? What's top of the got-to-know charts? Check out the sizzling goss from Glos & Worcs right here. From brand new foodie openings and tasting nights to Giffords new show, new bridal shop news and more.

  • chilli

    Make this: Daylesford Vegetarian Chilli

    Did someone order a cockle-warming winter dish that's super healthy to boot? Try this delicious and quick Vegetarian Chilli supper saviour, direct from the Daylesford chefs.

  • food

    Muddy reviews: Woodruffs Café

    As the first totally organic café in Britain this vegan and veggie noshery in the heart of Stroud is a local legend. Want to know what we thought of it when we dropped in for lunch? Read on.

  • food

    15 Best vegan & veggie restaurants

    Vegan, vegetarian or just v-curious? Get your local healthy fix at one of these foodie joints that put the plant-based front and centre and pack a punch on flavour.

  • virgin mary

    The Scenic Supper Virgin Mary

    Let's face it, in the brutal light of New Year's Day that 3rd bottle of Sancerre does not feel like your finest hour. If you're nursing the hangover from hell (or just for fun) try this easy-to-make Virgin Mary, it's the ultimate cure for Xmas x-cess (or at least a good start).

  • pub

    14 Cosy pubs & bars with outdoor seating

    Furry throws, twinkly lights, hot mulled gin … bring on the alfresco festivities! Restrictions may be tightening but we've rounded up 14 brilliant places to socialise, sip and scoff safely. From open plan yurts with apres-ski vibes to pubs with heated outdoor seating and even hot water bottles! Find one here.

  • roast dinner

    8 Xmas dinner tips from a Michelin-trained chef

    Tis the season to be jolly… unless you've got turkey and trimmings to rustle up that is. Stress levels usually off the chart on the big day? Nail your Christmas dinner with these unmissable chef secrets from GL50's Jonas Lodge.

  • christmas turkey

    Ace your Christmas lunch

    Fretting over the turkey? In a flap over your potatoes and parsnips? We have Christmas lunch covered with our top tips from Burleigh Court Hotel's head chef Shaun Jones.

  • hot gin

    Make this: Scenic Supper Hot Mulled Gin

    Want to know the winter warmer we're necking at Muddy this Christmas? This spicy delight direct from the gourmands at Scenic Supper is utterly delicious. Go cocktail or mocktail, and make a massive batch of it this Christmas. Warning: one will not (I repeat not) be enough.

  • mince pie

    I s-pie! The 8 best local mince pies

    Snow is falling, Bublé's playing... time for the mince pie chow down! There's nothing like the first mince pie of the season, but which ones should be on your shopping list? Go local with these belters, all from our very own farm shops, cafes and makers. Which is your fave?

  • Your festive guide to the big smoke this Christmas

    Eat, drink, and be merry in the capital this festive season with our holly jolly hitlist. From glam pop-ups and glittering fairgrounds to cocktails and carols, here's the best of the best.

  • Best beaches in the South & South West

    Heading south for the summer? Then you'll be needing our guide to the 18 best beaches including the inside line on the best activities, foodie joints and sundowner spots.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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