Food & Drink

Two restaurant owners in Ottery St Mary

“Wonderful support” for new Ottery field kitchen

It’s just two months since Coldharbour Farm’s Field Kitchen served its first customers - and it’s already proving to be a phenomenal success with locals and visitors to the area.

The new venture by Andrea Broadhurst and Beth Ashfield opened in June, building on the success of the...

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The History of Darjeeling Tea

The name Darjeeling (Dorje ling) comes from the Tibetan name "Land of the Thunderbolt," which is given to it owing to its proximity to Kanchenjunga's summits. One of the most well-known teas from Darjeeling is celebrated for its muscatel flavour, which makes it highly coveted as an afternoon tea. It has long been dubbed the 'Champagne of teas,' and Darjeeling's tea history is fascinating....

Coldharbour Field Kitchen views

Food with a view!

A stunning new field kitchen with outstanding views has opened in Slade Road, Ottery St Mary.

Coldharbour Field Kitchen is the culmination of many months of hard work for Andrea Broadhurst and business partner Beth Ashfield. It replaces the original café they opened with their farm shop in 2016, on the farm that Andrea’s grandfather started over 80 years’ ago.

“The idea was...

Rolling pins at the ready for the Trewly Big Bake competition

National baking competition, the Trewly Big Bake, is back for 2022. Hosted by Trewithen Dairy, the contest invites baking enthusiasts across the country to show off their skill and creativity in a retro inspired baking challenge.

Taking place from 1st – 22nd July, the competition is inspired by Trewithen Dairy’s recent Sweet Shop Scone Revolution and encourages all bakers to create and...

Ground breaking stop and chat initiative helps vulnerable people in Devon

A new initiative adopted by a Devon food delivery is having a huge and positive impact on the communities it serves.

Social enterprise Devon Farm Kitchen delivers handmade frozen food direct to the doors of homes across south Devon. Its stop and chat service is proving invaluable to vulnerable and isolated customers, as well as providing reassurance to their families.


What is the best olive oil to choose?

Choosing a good olive oil certainly makes a difference in the taste of many products. Quality involves from the planting of the raw material, which are olives, the fruits of olive trees.

Learn about the main benefits of choosing good olive oil, in addition to pleasing different types of palates that appreciate this ingredient.

How to choose olive oil?

There are several...


Salcombe Brewery Co. celebrates gold at the European Beer Challenge and SIBA awards

Salcombe Brewery Co. is delighted that its Pilsner has been awarded a Gold Medal at the 2022 European Beer Challenge following hot on the heels of a Gold for Belgica, its small batch Belgian Pale Ale, at the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) Awards.

Jordan Mace, Salcombe Brewery’s Managing Director, comments: “It is a tribute to our great brew team, led by Sam Beaman, that two of...

Getting Excellent Cuisines in Singapore on a Budget

Singapore is one of the favorite destinations to enjoy your holiday or vacation as you relish the trending dishes. Are you thinking of taking an excellent meal in Singapore? There are several enticing set lunch menus to order from at the for a fantastic lunch or dinner on your budget.

You can enjoy several German dishes within the Lion City at a...

Hub Box throws open its doors to new flagship Plymouth restaurant, packed with history and local links

From an old victualling hub to a vibrant new home for Hub Box, the much-loved South West purveyors of mighty fine burgers has officially opened its 11th eatery, a new Plymouth flagship restaurant at Royal William Yard – and the result is a sight to behold.

The historic space has been transformed to create a bar and 180-seat restaurant, with seating indoors and outside overlooking the...

Flapjackery pledges to help plant trees for The Queen’s Jubilee

A Devon-based confectionary company which specialises in making decadent and delicious hand-made gluten flapjacks is celebrating HRH The Queens’ Platinum Jubilee by donating proceeds from the sale of its flapjacks to the Plant A Tree For the Jubilee appeal. Flapjackery will donate £1.50 to The Queen’s Green Canopy every time someone buys eight or 12 flapjacks from any of its shops which are...

Sandridge Barton unveils new destination to tourism leaders

Tourist leaders and providers in Devon have been given a sneak-preview of a major new visitor attraction which, when it opens in June, should help reaffirm the county’s position on the nation’s food map.

The new Sandridge Barton winery and visitor centre, set among the rolling hills between Torbay and the River Dart, is expected to attract thousands of keen wine-lovers and foodies a...

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