Food and drink

Adventures of a Food Obsessed Local at a Herts Food Festival Near You

Our intrepid food columnist Jan Fullwood explores the delights of Ware Food Festival and our fab local independent food businesses I love visiting food festivals. The chance to mooch round, taking in the sights and aromas, seeking out lunch and

Adventures of a Food Obsessed Local: Desperately seeking elderflowers and the joys of refill stores

Our resident foodie columnist Jan Fullwood explores the delights of foraging and our local Hertfordshire zerowaste shops You may have noticed, I have a fondness for foraging and finding free food and with wild garlic season drawing to a close,

May Day Adventures of a Food-Obsessed Local and a Tewin Bury Farm Treat

Our resident foodie Jan Fullwood explores the delights of Tewin Bury Farm and a trip down memory lane ‘It’s May, it’s May, that lusty time of year!’ So the song from ‘Camelot’ goes. It truly is a wonderful time of year,

Want a bank holiday treat? Why not order in our Savoury Treat Box?

Having friends over during the May bank holiday? Why not order in our Savoury Treat Box sourced from local Herts businesses? Wondering what to do over the May Bank Holiday? Can’t face cooking? Why not order in one of our

Adventures of a Food Obsessed Local – The Return of Hertford Farmers’ Market

Our intrepid columnist Jan Fullwood explores the delights of the town’s market which has been trading since Medieval times With the gradual lifting of restrictions it’s wonderful to see everything starting to slowly reopen and town centres slowly coming back

Easter Adventures of a Food-Obsessed Local: Easter Chocolate Brownie Cakes

It’s the time of year when you can legitimately eat chocolate. It’s good for you! That time of year has arrived when it’s obligatory to eat as much chocolate as you can get your hands on, and all calories are

Help us design our ‘Holiday’ meal boxes!

We’ve got an idea for how we can still have holiday fun this year but we need your help! So we might not be able to enjoy travels abroad this year but we’ve come up with an idea of how

Win an Easter cake with our Easter Graze boxes!

We’re spicing up our Easter graze boxes with some Easter activities and one lucky customer will win an Easter cake… Wondering what to do over the Easter holidays? Why not treat yourself to one of our Easter graze boxes (£23

The Millstream and Magnificent Mushrooms: Further Adventures of a Food Obsessed Local….

In her second guest column, food writer and cook Jan Fullwood discovers some fabulous fungi at the Millstream Pub Shop on Port Vale in Bengeo and shares another tasty recipe Bengeo residents need no introduction to The Millstream on Port

Mudlarks vegan cakes & Dawlicious ice cream now in our store, plus grab yourself an Easter Graze Box!

We’ve just added delicious vegan and dairy-free cakes from Mudlarks to our online store listings, plus Dawlicious ice cream and some special Easter goodies… Fancy a treat but prefer to get it delivered? We’ve just added a number of delicious