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Archive for 'Herefordshire'

Chase Distillery Rock The Farm Event

Chase Distillery Rock The Farm Chase Cup

Chase The Prizes at Rock the farm. Herefordshire’s ‘Chase Distillery’ is not only satisfied with creating some of the Worlds finest single estate spirits (official), but have now opened their annual drinks and music festival ‘Rock the Farm’ to the paying public! In its third year, this ‘Uber Cool’ festival takes place at the much-revered […]

Heart of England Fine Foods Set to Fold


Statement from the Board of Heart of England Fine Foods: “It is with extreme sadness and deep regret that we have to inform you that after 16 years HEART of ENGLAND fine foods (HEFF) has today taken steps to go into Voluntary Liquidation. This decision has not been an easy one to take and does […]

A New Beginning for a Renowned Ludlow Food Destination

Henry and Hannah Mackley of Harp Lane

Deli on the Square has been a central part of the Ludlow food scene for many years and in just a few months it will be back on the scene – but this time as ‘Harp Lane’. Keys have just been passed to the new owners and plans are starting to unfold – to turn […]

New Midlands Chefs Alliance together for Relish Cook Book Launch

Midlands Chefs Alliance meet for Relish Cook Book Launch at Hotel La Tour, Birmingham

Chef were brought together recently for  the launch of a new Cook Book for the Midlands. No great shakes I hear you cry, the only difference is the publishers of this book managed to achieve what others have only tried. Bringing together not only 25 of the Midlands finest chefs in one book, but more […]

Shropshire pub transforms cuisine for locals

Landlords of The Boyne arms Burwarton, Shropshire, Kevin & Sue Geyton

A former Shropshire restaurant has been returned to its former glory as a traditional British locals county pub by new landlords. Kevin and Sue Geyton say they are delighted to have given the Boyne Arms a revamp in time for one of Britain’s best ever summers. They plan to celebrate the pub’s improvements by staging […]

De Montfort’s Country Restaurant, Evesham, has new man at the Stove

chef Jamie Barnett of De-Montforts Restaurant, Evesham

De Montfort’s Country Restaurant, Evesham, has new man at the Stove Jamie Barnett, a 26 year old chef with a passion for traditional English cooking.  You’ll find him busy at the stove at one of Worcestershire’s newer fine dining restaurants, the de Montfort beside the river Avon at Offenham, in the heart of the Vale […]

Resurgence in Pub openings in the Midlands

Traditional English Pub...NOT for sale, but search the link below for ones that are!

The Resurgence of the British Pub Pub closures in the West Midlands have slowed significantly in recent months and across the country, over 50% of pubs are in growth as the UK as the pub is once again seen as the venue of choice, according to Staffordshire-based Punch Taverns. These findings, although distinctly positive, would […]

British Food Fortnight ~ Midlands


The ninth British Food Fortnight takes place from 18 September to 3 October 2010 during Harvest Festival, the traditional time for celebrating our food. Promoted by the informative website ~ The event will celebrate the diverse and delicious range of food that Britain produces with promotions and tastings in shops, all-British menus in pubs […]

Ludlow Spring Festival Pics

Over 150 Real Ludlow Spring Festival

Foodies, real ale fans, and car enthusiasts were treated to a Saturday in the Castle grounds in Ludlow, where they could enjoy classic cars, over 150 real ales, sausages, local produce and a myriad of treats from around the Midlands including chef demos from Michelin Chef Will Holland. The festival is held May 7th, 8th […]

Asparagus ~ Midlands Celebrates the Arrival of this special ‘Gras’

Asparagus, Evesham Bell Tower

English asparagus is in season for just ten weeks a year between April and June. Colchester may have its natives and Devon its cream, but ‘Gras’ – as it is called in Worcestershire – is the most delectable English delicacy of all. Cut by hand from beds in the Vale of Evesham or the Witley […]