Mmm fudge

Bitesized: World Peanut Butter Fudge Day

This has to be the best niche ‘day’ I have ever stumbled across. Today, Thursday 20 November, is Peanut Butter Fudge Day. Honestly, it is. It says so on the internet here, so it must be true. Quite why peanut butter fudge needs its own day is slightly lost on me, but I do know that…

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The proof of the pudding

Originally posted on Running Buffet:
When I sat down to write a few ground rules for the Devon A-Z challenge, I decided to try to make sure that my blog posts were timely and seasonal. In the autumn, as the apples were gathered from the trees and the presses began the process of turning fruit…

Children in Need

Bitesized: The Sugar Mill

It is fact readily acknowledged that I have spent a lot of time recently doing DIY. This has led to me spending an inordinate amount of time in DIY shops and today’s tale begins when I visited our local B&Q (other DIY stores are available and are, I am sure, just as successful at separating you from your money;…

Aphrodite taster

Aphrodite’s Rock Brewery

‘Have you come for the tour?’ ‘Er, no we didn’t realise there was a tour.’ ‘Well I’m afraid you’ve missed the tour. The bar is open though.’ Which was, after all, why we had come; so that was good news.


The Mystery of the Cyprus Coconut

I emerge from the path in a grove of orange trees and quickly make my way out to the road. The temperature is much lower in the valley and it reminds me that it is, in fact, October even though the sky is a deeper blue and there is a warm sun hanging over the…

Bombay potatoes

Back with a bang

Running Buffet has been away. We have been busy moving house, decorating and we even managed to get away for a holiday (but more on that in the next post). But now I am back with a bang. Or, rather, a boom. Curries and Devon go together like, well, like two things that you wouldn’t otherwise…

Running Buffet is away

If you follow me on twitter then you will know that my tweets over the last few weeks have been pretty boring and DIY-related. Having just bought a house we have been spending most spare moments trying to get it ready to move into. We failed, but we have moved in anyway, and we will…