Food Focus - February 2019

Each month we’re delighted to provide a focus on the wonderful produce that makes Norfolk such a special foodie place. Stephen Newham from crush foods tells us all about rapeseed oil and its many uses.

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Food Focus - December 2018

Each month we’re delighted to provide a focus on the wonderful produce that makes Norfolk such a special foodie place. Burn Valley Catering, in north Norfolk, is the brainchild of Steve Newsome and his partner Laura Robinson.

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WhataHoot Distillery, Norfolk

WhataHoot are a family owned, Norfolk based gin distillery. Under a year old, their unique gin is already stocked in more than 80 delis, pubs and bars across the UK. The knowledgeable family combine the traditional gin botanicals, such as juniper and citrus, with Norfolk flavours of sea samphire and lavender.

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Food Focus - November 2018

Each month we’re delighted to provide a focus on the wonderful produce that makes Norfolk such a special foodie place. Leigh Goodsell, who is behind Leigh’s Bees – producers of natural Norfolk honey – tells us why the business gives him a buzz.

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Norfolk's Victoria sponge recipe

A Victoria sponge is a classic cake for any occasion, whether it is a birthday, wedding or family get-together. There is something very special and rewarding about baking it yourself, perhaps with children, so below is a simple recipe using almost all Norfolk produce. Enjoy!

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Food Focus - October 2018

Each month we’re delighted to provide a focus on the wonderful produce that makes Norfolk such a special foodie place. Gnaw Chocolate tells us how the Norwich chocolaters are constantly coming up with fun and innovative products.

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Norfolk Restaurant Week 2018

Celebrating its sixth birthday, the fabulous Norfolk Restaurant Week is returning this year. Norfolk Restaurant Week is Norfolk’s largest dining event and is a celebration of the county’s ever-growing restaurant scene, delicious food, and the people who produce it.

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Food Focus - September 2018

Each month we’re delighted to provide a focus on the wonderful produce that makes Norfolk such a special foodie place. We are proud to be welcoming our friends at Feast Norfolk Magazine and Proudly Norfolk as guest writers.

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Food Focus - July 2018

Each month we’re delighted to provide a focus on the wonderful produce that makes Norfolk such a special foodie place. We are proud to be welcoming our friends at Feast Norfolk Magazine and Proudly Norfolk as guest writers.

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Food Focus - June 2018

Each month we’re delighted to provide a focus on the wonderful produce that makes Norfolk such a special foodie place. We are proud to be welcoming our friends at Feast Norfolk Magazine and Proudly Norfolk as guest writers.

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Food Focus - May 2018

Each month we’re delighted to provide a focus on the wonderful produce that makes Norfolk such a special foodie place. We are proud to be welcoming our friends at Feast Norfolk Magazine and Proudly Norfolk as guest writers.

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Top 5 Christmas Foods

Along with looking forward to spending time with family & friends, exchanging gifts and all the magical fun of Christmas time – One of the main things I look forward to is all the wonderful food that becomes on offer… Now I am not just talking

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Pumpkin Soup

With the sight of pumpkins for sale at every turn, not only can you get creative carving your yearly halloween masterpiece, don’t forget you can make delicious recipes using this wonderful …….

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The Norfolk Deli

We are looking at “Edible Norfolk” for the month of August, and with this in mind, we caught up with Mark Kacery from The Norfolk Deli to tell us all about his company based in Hunstanton.

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Roger Hickmans

On a beautiful Saturday lunchtime we wandered up from the bustling market place in Norwich to Upper St Giles, and Roger Hickman’s restaurant.

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Food, glorious food

Food & Drink is getting exciting in Norfolk. It's warming up, lambs are ready to pop, rabbits are hopping, chicks are hatching and fishermen are busy out at sea. It all happens in spring – with the Spring Fling at the Royal Norfolk Show Ground

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Feeling Hungry?

Along with hundreds of fantastic foodie events taking place throughout Norfolk in aid of the Food & Drink Festival, don’t miss out on the large selection of great restaurants taking part in the North Norfolk Restaurant week, which is currently

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Food & Drink Awards 2014

Huge congratulations to all the finalists of the Norfolk Food & Drink Awards 2014.The award ceremony is being held at The Norfolk Showground this evening, so good luck!

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Congratulations.....

Earlier in the year we held a competition, which was open to all our customers who made a booking with us to be entered into a draw to win a luxury hamper of local goodies to enjoy during their stay.

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Famous Norfolk Food

With the 10th anniversary of the Norfolk Food & Drink Festival about to start, here are the top Norfolk foodie related items we are famous for.....

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Winner Announcement

Our fantastic competition was open to all our customers who made a booking with us at the start of the year, they were entered into a draw to win a luxury hamper of local goodies to enjoy during their stay.

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Round Chips

As it was such a lovely evening last night, my other half, Paul and I decided to take a short drive from Holt to Langham and the newly refurbished Bluebell pub, as we had been hearing good things about the new owners and menu.  

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Walk With A Fork

Love the great outdoors, enjoy fantastic food?? “Walk with a Fork” is the event for you.Sunday 5th October 2014, 11am -4pm

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Competition Winner!

Norfolk Country Cottages recently ran a competition to all our customers booking a stay with us to be entered into winning a luxury hamper of local goodies to enjoy during their stay.Now the competition is over we have selected three lucky winners

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Hot Cross Buns

Good Friday is fast approaching and despite the wide range of hot cross buns available in the shops including toffee, orange, cranberry, apple and cinnamon, I think you can’t go wrong in making your own, traditional in my eyes are

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A Tasty Bite To Eat

After a spell of closure I discovered the local pub at Lyng ‘The Fox’ had reopened again just a few weeks ago. Therefore on being asked to go for dinner yesterday evening I decided to go and take a look!

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Pancake Day!

Are you getting excited? It’s only a few days until Pancake Day and any date dedicated to food is a winner with me.   

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Shake Up Your Wake Up

SHAKE UP YOUR WAKE UP!! Did you know its Farmhouse Breakfast Week which is an annual celebration championing the importance of Breakfast? The UK produces on average…..15 million tonnes of wheat, 7 million tonnes of barley and 6

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Christmas Party Lunch

It’s that time of year again……..Time for Christmas lunch ‘dos’. A party of 18 fellow members from Splash Leisure Centre in Sheringham, plus 1 fitness instructor arrived en masse at The Pepperpot in West Runton, on a sunny lunchtime recen

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National Sausage Week

I have just discovered it’s National Sausage Week!!! ​Our home county of Norfolk is a fantastic part of the UK and home to some of the best pig farmers in the country, producing some of the best pork in the world.

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The Gunton Arms

I’m a greedy person by nature – I’m sure my colleagues here at Norfolk Country Cottages would agree with this! One of my favourite places to eat is The Gunton Arms in Thorpe Market near Cromer, which is situated in a stunningly beautiful

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