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The Country Bumpkin

Published in WH Times 6 February 2018 Snowdrops are out and spring is nearly here, so it must be time to get out on country walks and bike rides again! I had heard good things about Bumpkins in rural Tewin, … Continue reading

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The Bishop’s Cave

Published in The Herts Advertiser 1 February 2018   I don’t think I’ve been to a “wine bar” since the 80s; were they all replaced by gastro pubs and proper pubs? I was curious when The Bishop’s Cave opened in … Continue reading

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Veganuary – so how did it go?

If you are a proper vegan this article is probably not for you; this is for those who are curious about eating more vegan food but think it is loads of hassle and maybe a bit earnest. Everyone else, look … Continue reading

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Loft, St Albans

Published in The Herts Advertiser 18 Jan 2018 George Street and the ‘Cathedral Quarter’ is becoming quite the destination for restaurants and bars. Busy Dylan’s, Per Tutti and Suckerpunch have created a new buzz about the area, and locals know … Continue reading

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Vegan new year

Published in The Herts Advertiser 4 January 2018 You cannot escape that the big new food “trend” for 2018 is going to be vegan eating. It has now become mainstream, with vegan options in many restaurants and the bookshops full … Continue reading

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Looking back at 2017

Published in The Herts Advertiser 21 December 2017 Grab a coffee and a mince pie, take a break from present wrapping, and let’s take a look back at some of the food news from 2017. What opened and what closed, … Continue reading

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The Secret Truffletier

Did you know that we have our very own Chocolate Factory, tucked away in rural Hertfordshire? While you read this, an army of Truffletiers are making hundreds of chocolate stars, buttons, lollies, snowmen and reindeers ready for Christmas. Delicious truffles … Continue reading

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