Monthly Archives: March 2014

Cakes, pigs, and coffee shops…

Do you know your Simnel from your sachertorte? Do you consider yourself a future finalist on The Great British Bake-Off? Well, now is your chance to show us what you can do. The Easter Bake-a-Cake competition, organised by Christopher Place … Continue reading

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Heavenly food at the Cathedral

The Alban bun – the original hot cross bun?   I would love to travel back in time to the 14th century to ask St Albans monk Brother Thomas Rocliffe, once and for all, whether he invented the hot cross … Continue reading

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Hatfield House open

The lovely cafe at Hatfield House has opened again for the Spring. It’s a good destination cake stop if you are cycling up the Alban Way. So just thought I’d mention it!     The Coach House Restaurant will be … Continue reading

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Shrove Tuesday

Are you ready to flip your pancakes? The Foragers at The Verulam Arms are holding their own pancake flipping competition at 6pm (free to enter). The whole family is welcome with categories for men, women and children. The winner will … Continue reading

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Bake Nation

Baked Nation   I’ve always thought that the area around St Albans City Station has been a bit lacking in decent food shops. Considering the amount of people who walk along the nearby streets every day it lacks really good … Continue reading

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