Eat Derbyshire believes that food is more than just something when you are hungry. It is a celebration of family and friends, of good times and great memories. Eat Derbyshire is here to help you make those moments happen!

Whether you are looking for inspiration for your next party or get-together, if you are looking for a casual slice of pizza or a fancy three-course meal. Eat Derbyshire has got you covered.

This food blog is your go-to source for tons of recipes and food reviews on restaurants around Derbyshire and beyond. So you’ll know where to go when your friends ask where they should meet for dinner tonight.

So what are you waiting for? Let’s EAT!

Pasta Salad

4 Ingredient Pasta Salad

Are you looking for a delicious and effortless dish to make for lunch? Look no further! This 4 Ingredient Pasta Salad recipe featuring Barilla pasta is the answer to a quick and fulfilling lunch. Whether you are hosting a last minute gathering or craving a refreshing lunch during a busy day. this dish is sure to satisfy your cravings.

Chocolate Loaf Cakes

Tasty Chocolate Loaf Cake

If you love chocolate then welcome to the indulgence that is a chocolate loaf cake. Imagine yourself sinking your teeth into a slice of pure chocolate bliss. Whether you are someone who can not resist the temptation of chocolate or simply on the hunt for a delightful treat, this recipe is tailor made for you. This Chocolate Loaf Cake is not just delicious but it is a winner for every occasion too.

Big Mac Tacos

Big Mac Tacos Recipe

These Big Mac Tacos are a mouthwatering fusion of everyone’s favourite fast food burger with a Mexican twist. These flavour packed tacos combine the iconic taste of a Big Mac with the love of home cooking… all in a taco form.

Spaghetti alla Carbonara with Guanciale

Carbonara with Guanciale

If you are a pasta enthusiast like me, you will love this creamy pasta dish featuring crispy guanciale. This dish that is not only a celebration of Italian flavours but also a testament to the art of simple yet sophisticated cooking. A warming and delicious pasta dish that will leave a lasting impression every time.

Cottage Pie Mash

Comforting Cottage Pie Recipe

Welcome to the heartwarming world of cottage pie – a beloved classic that has been comforting souls for generations. Cottage pie is a hearty dish that hails from the cosy kitchens of Britain. It is a comforting casserole style dish that typically consists of seasoned ground meat. It is then generously topped with a layer of creamy mashed potatoes and baked until golden and bubbling.

Blueberry and White Chocolate Muffins

Blueberry & Chocolate Muffins

Are you ready to indulge in a delightful treat that combines the sweetness of juicy blueberries with the creaminess of the best white chocolate? This recipe will help you to create the perfect batch of Blueberry and White Chocolate Muffins that are sure to tease your taste buds and leave you craving for more.

Coconut Chocolate

Quick Coconut Chocolate Bars

Coconut Chocolate Bars are the ultimate indulgence for any sweet tooth craving! With just a handful of simple ingredients and minimal effort, you can whip up a batch of these irresistible Coconut Chocolate Bars. Whether you are sharing them with friends and family or indulging in a solo treat, these yummy delights are sure to become a favourite.

Easy One Pot Lasagne

Easy One Pot Lasagne

Lasagne is like a blank canvas waiting to be filled with all sorts of delicious flavours! Firstly, you have got your classic meaty version with rich Bolognese sauce, perfect for meat lovers. But if veggies are more your thing, there is a whole world of options like veggie-packed lasagne with roasted vegetables or creamy spinach and ricotta. In this recipe, we will show you how to create a scrumptious lasagne dish with minimal effort.

Beef Shin Ragu Chicken Tikka Masala

Delicious Chicken Tikka Masala

Are you craving a taste of India right in your kitchen? Chicken Tikka Masala is the ultimate dish to transport you there! It's famous for its amazing blend of spices and juicy chicken. Don't worry if you're not a pro chef – you can still make this classic! Just follow this easy and delicious recipe, and you'll be cooking up a storm that everyone will love. Get ready for a flavour adventure without leaving your home!

Sticky Pork Noodles

Sticky Pork Noodles

If you are a fan of Asian cuisine, particularly noodle bowls bursting with flavours, then this Sticky Pork Noodles recipe is tailor-made for you. At the heart of this recipe lies succulent pieces of pork, marinated and cooked to perfection. This pork is then coated in a sticky, sweet and savoury sauce that clings to every strand of noodles. The beauty of Sticky Pork Noodles lies in its simplicity yet depth of flavours, making it a quintessential comfort food with a gourmet twist.

Pepperoncini Chicken and Courgette Pasta

Pepperoncini Chicken Pasta

This dish transforms ordinary ingredients into a harmonious medley of flavours and textures, with tender chicken, crisp courgette ribbons and a delightful tangy and spicy note. This recipe promises to be a highlight!

Beef Shin Ragu with Spirali Pasta in the kitchen

Beef Shin Ragu & Spirali Pasta

Delve into rustic Italian cuisine with a twist: Beef Shin Ragu with Spirali Pasta. Succulent beef shin gently cooked in a flavourful tomato-based sauce, served with spirali pasta.

Christmas Cookie Recipe

Christmas Cookies Recipe

Whether you're a skilled baker or just beginning your kitchen adventures, this Christmas cookie recipe promises to establish itself as a cherished tradition for many festive seasons ahead. Grab your ingredients and bake your way through delightful journey of Christmas flavours.

Herb-Crusted Roast Beef with a Flavorful Homemade Gravy

Herb-Crusted Roast Beef

Roast beef, a timeless classic, is elevated to new heights with this recipe's fragrant herb crust, introducing layers of depth and flavour to every bite. Let's embark on a journey to create a culinary masterpiece that will stand as the show-stopping centrepiece of your Christmas dinner celebrations.

Cranberry Orange Bundt Cake

Cranberry Orange Bundt Cake

'Tis the season of joy, laughter, and the delightful aroma of festive treats. As we eagerly anticipate Christmas, there's no better way to share the holiday spirit than by relishing a homemade Cranberry Orange Bundt Cake. This tasty dessert brings together the tanginess of cranberries and the citrusy zest of oranges, crafting a harmonious fusion of flavours destined to become a beloved part of your Christmas traditions.

Summer Feast

A Nutritious Summer Feast

Picnics in the park. BBQs on balmy evenings stretching to twilight. Tables bursting with appetising colour at garden parties and outdoor celebrations. Who doesn’t love a summer feast? Who would argue that salad isn’t the food of high summer? The fresh, zingy flavours and crisp, crunchy textures of raw fruit and vegetables are the perfect way to satisfy the appetite.


Food and Drink This Christmas

Christmas time is coming and we all know that one big element of the festive season is all of the food and drink that we get to consume. We also love to gift our beloved Christmas goodies out too! Whether that be fine boxes of chocolates or a bottle of bubbly, gifting a foodie or beverage gift is always a hit.

Jam pinwheels with cherry jam

Easy Cherry Jam Pinwheels

This quick and delicious recipe is easy to make, super tasty and will go down great with the kids. Follow the below easy steps to create your own puff pastry. then add Santa Rosa Cherry Conserve, roll up and pop in the oven! As simple as that to bake your own Jam Pinwheels!

gallo risotto

Festive Style Tomato Risotto Recipe

This risotto recipe is so quick and easy and all of your Christmas leftovers can be thrown in! The meal features turkey and bacon but you can swap the meat and vegetable ingredients for whatever you like. Why not try adding some leftover Brussels sprouts and roasted carrots?

pasta bake

Buffalo Chicken Pasta Bake

Bring on the cold weather and darker days if that means we can cuddle up and indulge in some extremely flavourful comfort food. We are adding a twist to this old and familiar favourite by adding a kick – Frank’s RedHot® Buffalo Sauce melts beautifully into the dish and pairs perfectly with the creaminess of the pasta.

Parmalat pasta

Chicken and Mushroom Pasta

Do you crave beautiful restaurant quality creamy pasta but struggle to find the time to cook? Follow the recipe to recreate your favourite Italian restaurant’s Easy Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Pasta. It is super quick and easy, tastes incredible and make sure you add on extra cheese to the top!

chicken meatballs

Spaghetti With Chicken Meatballs

This easy recipe will become a new family favourite. There is nothing better than homemade comfort food that everyone will enjoy. This super tasty recipe consists of a delicious tomato based sauce, chicken meatballs and spaghetti pasta. Ready in 30 minutes, the below recipe serves three.

1683 Chocolate Place

1683 Chocolate Place is located in Knowle, Solihull. After having opened 4th September 2015, the shop has grown and prospered within the last five and a half years. The chocolatier has a wide array of delicious chocolates on offer, that are available all year round.

Cheese Burgers For A Busy Lifestyle

This August Bank Holiday make sure you spend lots of time with family and friends. Rain or shine you can still enjoy a fabulous bank holiday feast! These super easy to make cheese burgers can be enjoyed indoors or even cooked outdoors on the BBQ if the weather is so kind to us!