Nicole Manning

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Going Green

Way back in 1970, when Kermit warbled ‘it’s not easy being green’, our favourite frog was encouraging us to be happy in our own skin.

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Mother’s Day pressie with difference

Now’s the time we face that age-old, almost impossible to answer question … ‘What do I get mum for Mother’s Day?... Chocolates? Flowers? Or what about a skydiving voucher, she’d love that, right? Don’t worry, this year we’ve got the perfect gift idea ...

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How to make your own delicious Easter treats

Easter’s nearly here and the annual avalanche of chocolate has well and truly hit the shops. Everywhere you look there are mountains of shiny, rainbow coloured eggs.

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Creating scrumptious seasonal menus

The summer sun was still high in the sky when our Blue Carrot team got to thinking about new autumn menus .

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Community Connections

What a summer – I don’t think I can remember a better one!

Our Blue Carrot team has had a fun and incredibly busy time over the last couple of months catering beautiful weddings, parties, and all sorts of other events as people made the most of the spectacular weather.

 We’ve also been enjoying connecting with and supporting some of the amazing community groups in our area - something we’ve done since we started Blue Carrot nearly 20 years ago

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Summer Menus

We hope everyone had a fabulous break over Christmas and New Year!

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For The Perfect Summer Party – Call The Caterers!

Hi and welcome to blog #3.

What a beautiful sun-filled spring we’ve had so far – such a relief after last year’s non-summer!

If you’re like me, this is when you emerge from winter social-hibernation and start thinking about summer parties, BBQs, dinners, and picnics with friends and family.

It sounds great, but do you also feel a little daunted by the catering involved?

Well, don’t worry. At Blue Carrot we have the perfect solution for you.

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Top tips for finding your perfect wedding caterer

Wedding bells are in the air and you’re going to say ‘I do’, but before the big day arrives there’s a lot to organise – and next to the glad-rags, catering is right up there at the top of the list.

We’ve catered literally hundreds of weddings over nearly two decades and in that time have learnt a lot about creating the perfect day. So to help your wedding reception go without a hitch, here are my “Top 5 questions to ask a wedding caterer.”

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