Monthly Archives: July 2011

the inspiration to grow your own

I have been very inspired by a group of local green-fingered foodies this month. Transition St Albans are a lovely group of people who grow their own fruit and vegetables at home in St Albans and on allotments. They are … Continue reading

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Sun is out!

The Highfield Festival is on tomorrow (Saturday 23rd) so for lovely local food, kids things etc see you there! 2-6pm.

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Roman beer

Rory McGrath has been filming a TV prog in St Albans about beer and Romans. I am not entirely sure what it is all about but they were digging in the car park at the Six Bells in St Michaels … Continue reading

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Puddings and coffee at the station

After a journey home with First Capital Connect you need a reward, so I am delighted that The Pudding Stop are now selling their home-made puddings outside Platform 4. They are in the same spot as Soko, so you can … Continue reading

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Frithsden Food & Drink Festival

Our local vineyard had a food and drink festival today. Yes, that’s right – Hertfordshire has a vineyard! You will find it in Frithsden tucked away up a pretty lane behind The Alford Arms. They produce delicious white and rose … Continue reading

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By royal appointment

When I popped into Bourngiorno Italia today I noticed that Elizabeth Harris’s Childwickbury Goats Cheese was served at the Royal Wedding. Elizabeth makes the cheese on her smallholding near Childwickbury. It is only sold in Neal’s Yard, Covent Garden and … Continue reading

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Bourngiorno Italia is growing

Very worrying news for my waistline but Bourngiorno Italia now sells delicious Italian icecream! Yesterday Tony and team moved next door into their new deli. It is light, bright and more spacious, and there is now space for seating. A … Continue reading

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