Monthly Archives: October 2012

Hammonds End Farm

Tucked away behind Harpenden Golf Course is a gem of a farm, Hammonds End, run by Howard and Ginny Roberts. They supply organic wheat, rye, spelt and oats to nearby Redbournbury Mill, which you can see from some of the … Continue reading

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How things have changed

I wanted to share a photo with you. When we moved into our new house, we didn’t have an oven, so Sophy came to the rescue with this little gem. It plugged in and was ready to go. You could … Continue reading

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Festival finale day

As promised, the weather was perfect, and the final Food Festival event in St Albans town centre was a huge success. I thought the range and quality of the stalls was the best yet, and huge numbers of people came out to … Continue reading

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Young Chef of the Year

      Launched for the first time this year, we had over 40 entries for the Young Chef of the Year. Finalists gathered in the professional kitchens at Oaklands College on Saturday to prepare their starter, main course, or pudding, under … Continue reading

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St Albans Food & Drink Awards

The Food & Drink Awards at St Michael’s Manor was a chance for the local chefs, cooks, bartenders, farmers, bakers, baristas and foodies to put away their aprons and overalls, dress up, and have a good night out. It is … Continue reading

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Little bit tired…

What a fantastic food festival this year. I did my bit and tried to eat and drink as much as possible. I am blown away by what 14 year olds can cook, and very excited about a new fish and … Continue reading

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St Albans Food and Drink Awards

Looking forward to the awards dinner tonight at the lovely St Michael’s Manor. All the local foodie businesses will be there playing it cool but hoping to win..! Good luck to all finalists, and have a good night everyone!

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