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  • Fast and filling recipes for an easier January

    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.

  • Best takeaways for Veganuary

    Yummy, fresh and healthy vegan food to celebrate Veganuary because, let's face it, we're not going to be doing Dry January during lockdown 3.0!

  • Tonight’s dinner, sorted!

    Too many mice pies? Try this cod one-pot from hot healthy eating guru, Dr Rupy Aujla, plus top tips on eating clean in the new year. The doctor will see you now…

  • Best festive afternoon teas

    Christmas just wouldn't be the same without indulging in a festive afternoon tea. Here's some of the best ones to takeaway with options for the kids and dog too!

  • Make this gingerbread Christmas tree

    Christmas just ain't Christmas without a gingerbread or two. This year make this Christmas tree one by local foodie blogger and recipe creator, Neha D'Souza.

  • 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. 

  • Christmas SORTED! The best farm shops for festive food and more

    From turkeys to trees, hampers, festive cheese and more, here's my pick of the best farm and food shops across Leicestershire and Rutland to help get your Christmas sorted. #supportsmalllocal

  • Best ever fish and chips from The Hand & Flowers

    Fancy whipping up a double Michelin-starred chippie tea? Let Tom Kerridge show you how, courtesy of the brand new The Hand & Flowers Cookbook.

  • Tasty takeaways to tuck into

    Just like that my birthday plans go out the window. Instead, I'll be staying home and tucking into one of these tasty takeaways. Can I tempt you too?

  • 4 cosy outdoor dining spots

    Cosy doesn’t have to mean hiding away indoors. Here are some brilliantly snug places to spend chilly but beautiful autumn/winter nights outdoors.

  • Awesome autumn walks with a pub

    Is there anything better than a beautiful Autumnal walk that ends in a pub lunch? Stroll and scoff your way across Leicestershire and Rutland.

  • 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?

  • EAT OUT TO HELP OUT! WHERE TO GET A DISCOUNT IN LEICS & RUTLAND

    Sick of cooking? Good news – until 31 Aug, you can get a 50% discount on your dinner and drinks when you eat out. Here are the pubs and restaurants to make your reservation at.

  • 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).

  • 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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