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Sticky Beak Petitions to keep the Derbyshire Food & Drink Fair Alive
Thursday 18 Dec 2014
The Sticky Beak Blog has started a petition to encourage Derbyshire County Council to keep the highly successful Derbyshire Food & Drink Fair and Sticky Beak would like your support
On Tuesday 16th December the Derby Telegraph reported that Derbyshire County Council look set to cancel the event with a final decision expected when the Council's Cabinet meets on Tuesday 23r ........... read more
Vote For Us In The UK Blog Awards
Monday 10 Nov 2014
Well followers, this year my little food blog is in the competition for the national UK Blog Awards but I need your help.
Please pop over to www.blogawardsuk.co.uk/candidates/The-Sticky-Beak-Blog/ and vote for me
The UK Blog Awards© are the only Blog A ........... read more
Sticky Beak Tops 13000 review reads
Wednesday 22 Oct 2014
Well I've just had the statistics in from Tripadvisor and to date my reviews have been read over 8800 times, this added together with the 4400 plus reads of the reviews on The Sticky Beak Blog and Amber Valley Info means my reviews have been viewed over 13,000 times - This means I've had over 3000 review reads in the last two months :)
I have to say I nearly fell off my p ........... read more
Promote Your Cafe, Restaurant & Takeaway With An Offer On Sticky Beak
Sunday 28 Sep 2014
Would you like Sticky Beak to promote your restaurant, cafe or takeaway for FREE? then why not include a special offer in my monthly mailshot. My email goes out to around 1300 people across the Amber Valley with more signing up each day and goes out at the start of each month.
All you have to do is get in touch with me with details of your offer and as long as we can agree s ........... read more
Get Me Some Grannys - 50% Off
Thursday 11 Sep 2014
A couple of weeks ago I spent a couple of hours meeting the lovely people behind Granny Mary's Potted Meat. I tried their range of potted meats on toast, ciabatta and in wraps and enjoyed every mouthful.
Now they tell me they are at the Belper Farmers Market on Saturday and they have a special offer of 50% off any of their products - all you have to do is walk up and say ' ........... read more
A Mention From Taste The Seasons
Monday 25 Aug 2014
Have you read the Derbyshire Food & Drink Magazine, Taste The Seasons, if not then pick up a copy - lots of features about food and drink across Derbyshire and well worth a read.
It's published every quarter and the Autumn edition gives yours truly a mention on page 4.
It's available to pick up from venues all around Derbyshire and if you pop over to th ........... read more
The Sticky Beak Blog Hits 10000 Review Reads
Saturday 16 Aug 2014
Well I've just had the statistics in from Tripadvisor and to date my reviews have been read over 7000 times, this added together with the 3000 plus reads of the reviews on The Sticky Beak Blog and Amber Valley Info means my reviews have been viewed over 10,000 times.
I have to say I nearly fell off my perch with those staggering results which leaves me one very difficult deci ........... read more
Sticky Beak Flies In For The Bakewell Show
Monday 4 Aug 2014
The Bakewell Show is always on the first Wednesday and Thursday of August, so this week will the Sticky Beak Clan out in full force on both days. It’s always a great Family Day out with plenty to see and do, and of course there are plenty of stalls to peruse and indulge in a bit (ok, a lot, in my case ) of retail therapy.
This year I’m looking forward to meeting the t ........... read more
Last Minute Trip To The Lotus Lounge
Monday 4 Aug 2014
We had decided to have a “Chinese Takeaway and Film Night “ at Chez Sticky Beak on Saturday, and we were studying our local takeaway menu with much interest trying to select our starters. The Boy Wonder then chirruped “ oooh, shame we can’t go to the Lotus Lounge and have as many starters as we want cos I’m just in the mood to have a good fuddle “. Well, that ........... read more
Stick Beak Needs Help - Have You Visited Any Of These Places?
Sunday 27 Jul 2014
I would welcome your comments on anywhere I have already visited and awarded my 'Hot Wings' award, all you have to do is email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of the venue, your first name and town/village you live in and a short review of no more than 200 words.
You can comment about any of these places, I would ........... read more
Potted Beef - Just Like Granny Used To Make
Wednesday 23 Jul 2014
Very often the Boy Wonder and Myself enjoy nothing more than Fresh Bread with Butter on for Supper, after all simple pleasures are often the best aren’t they? Anyhow, we had been to The Loaf at Crich for breakfast and flown back to the nest with some Plain Sourdough ,Fig Sourdough Bread, and Two Potted meats from Granny Marys ( Beef with Butter, and Fresh Chicken and Ham Hock ) to h ........... read more
Promote Your Business With An Offer On Sticky Beak
Monday 21 Jul 2014
Would you like Sticky Beak to promote your restaurant, cafe or takeaway? then why not include a special offer in my monthly mailshot. My email goes out to around 1300 people across the Amber Valley with more signing up each day and goes out at the start of each month.
All you have to do is get in touch with me with details of your offer and as long as we can agree something ........... read more
My Visit To The Belper Food Festival
Thursday 17 Jul 2014
Well, I've done my little review of the Belper Food Festival and it's available for you have a read of here
My friends over at Amber Valley Info have also released a couple of albums of photos, click on the links below to have a look at those pics.
And finally here is a photo of a ........... read more
Rekorderlig Apple and Guava Cider @ Blueys
Saturday 12 Jul 2014
“Oooooh ! ........ Oooooooh !! “
Another flavour of Cider from the Rekorderlig stable, that just happens to be stocked by those lovely Aussie peeps at Blueys Bar and Steakhouse in Alfreton. Now, I do like Cider reader and in the main I tend to sti ........... read more
Waiting For The Bakewell Tarts To Arrive
Friday 11 Jul 2014
As you know dear reader, we are a very food-orientated nest to say the least, so The Boy Wonder and I are more than happy that our little chick is a rather good cook for her age. To that end, we have been sampling many different delights throughout the school year as her Food Tech Group has been extending their culinary knowledge. We have had some diverse dishes from around the world (all very ........... read more