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Archive for 'Seasonal'

Ludlow Food Festival Video 2010

Check out our Ludlow Food Festival 2010 Video, showcasing some of the regions finest producers, providers & hungry diners, at the Gr-eat-est food show on earth! Video created in association with our vidoe partners Shropshire based Valley Radio FM – coming soon!

Ludlow Food Festival Chefs Table Success

Suree Coates of teh King and Thai Restaurant, Broseley, displays her King Prawn Shropshire salad at the Chefs Table, Ludlow Food Festival

Another hugely successful 3 days at the Ludlow Food Festival, with foodies enjoying fine dining from the region at the Chefs Table Restaurant. Serving the finest dishes created using ingredients from the Shropshire and the Marches, plus contributions by some of the regions finest chefs who are members of Shropshire based Gourmet Life Dining Club. […]

Midlands Cookery School

Seasoned Cookery School Midlands

Seasoned cookery school The new Midlands-based cookery school that provides new skills and fresh ideas with food. Seasoned specialise in making cookery courses an accessible, inspirational and dynamic experience. We capture the hands-on, ‘real’ food approach; combining passionate chefs, local producers and fantastic ingredients – to teach and enthuse people about food. Based in the […]

Shropshire Melons For Ludlow Food Festival

James Day of ETM & organiser of the Chefs Table Restaurant admire

Shropshire Melons Fit for The Chefs Table With the Ludlow Food Festival fast approaching this Friday – Sunday, James Day organiser of the Chefs Table Restaurant is selecting the finest local produce for their range of locally produced dishes. “I heard that Caroline Lees, who grows much of the delicious asparagus from Shropshire, had been […]

Ludlow Food Festival Announces ‘Chefs Table Restaurant’

Chefs Table, Ludlow Food Festival

Chefs Table’ Restaurant ~ Returns to Ludlow food Festival – “Bigger & even better!” The popular ‘Chefs Table Restaurant’ will this year return to the Ludlow Food Festival on 10th-12th Sept. Held in the grounds of the stunning Ludlow Castle, the “Chefs Table” will showcase some of the regions best local produce, in dishes created […]

St Patrick’s Day – Celebrate the ‘non’ traditional way!

Philippe Boucheron

To celebrate Paddy’s Day, our food and drinks writer, Philippe Boucheron uncorks Whiskey with an ‘e’ for Irish Excellence On the 17th March (this Wednesday) the Irish all over the world celebrate the feast day of St Patrick, their patron saint, who incidentally came from Wales!  As well as countless pints of Guinness they will […]

Port Varietals ~ Explained

Wine writer Philippe Boucheron

Philippe Boucheron To many people the mere mention of Port conjures up images of crusty old colonels sitting in their clubs, falling asleep over their after dinner glass of Taylor’s ’63.  A very great vintage that had been ceremoniously decanted that morning by the Club secretary. In fact Port is slowly but surely undergoing a […]

Feathers Brockton ~ Shropshire Art, Wine & Food

Kerrie Griffin-Rogers (Left) & Anna Anna Kayiatou, Feathers Brockton

The popular Feathers Country Inn at Brockton, near Much Wenlock, Shropshire hosted an evening of Art, food and wine, in association with acclaimed artist Kerrie Rogers whose exhibition focused on ‘Falling Feathers’ as her centrepiece. Kerrie commented last night “My pieces involve movement and texture, using acrylic on canvas to give a feel of depth […]

Crispy Courgette Chips

Crispy Courgette Chips You may find that your opinion of the humble Courgette goes up after trying this very simple side dish. Perfect with a piece of grilled meaty fish such as Tuna or Sea Bass.

Seasonal Food Wine Matching – Asparagus

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 Grass – 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 […]