Café Citta ; A Food Review.

After a long day of travelling to London and back, I called the mothership to meet in Cardiff for food – I was tired and very hungry as I had literally eaten a bagel all day.  The timing worked out perfect, my mum had waded her way across town to undeniably the best Italian in…

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Have we got that in stock Myra?

So the shop is now open and my mother has decided to keep it as a greengrocer but with a twist. The twist being that she sold almost everything. By everything I mean tinned food, fresh bread to pickled walnuts – yes seriously and those old favourites, American tan tights and flannelette bed sheets! Back…

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Freedom and Faggots.

THIS IS WEEK 11 OF FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD. RECIPE IS AT THE END AS ALWAYS, ENJOY. After a couple of re-visits to the 1960’s, by 1970 we had said goodbye to the Treorchy Hotel and we were set for our new adventure. It was a bit of relief because it was the start…

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MAKE IT HOT HOT HOT.

FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD, THIS IS ENTRY NO.10. One of our returning guests was one of the reasons I have such a strong interest in foreign cookery. The Rhondda during the 1960’s was very limited on exoctic ingredients and spices and exotic to us was edam cheese or pickled walnuts. Ritchie was a chef…

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Bab Haus Review

I recently saw that Bab Haus had set up their HQ in Bedwas and after eating some of their Tex Mex before it felt like a no brainer to place an order with them for my mums lockdown birthday.  So first things first, let’s just be clear and saying this is an honest review so…

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