2014 Archives

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  • Attention all foodies!

    PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE. On Sunday, 12th April, a brand new Artisan Farmers’ Market will be launched outside the Town Hall from 10am-1.30pm. ...

    Brunskill – the best in British Beef

    The taste says it all – British beef just doesn’t come much better than the delicious Brunskill beef, bred and reared on the grassy paddocks at Farncombe farm. It was the taste, on offer at B...

    Eat the river invaders!

    They are like small, fresh water lobsters. They came from America, imported for the restaurant trade and now the invaders, American Signal Crayfish have become a bit of a plague in our rivers ...

    Saddle up for Saddleback

    From their farm shop, Kitchen and Tea Shop café, which has possibly the best views in the area, the team from Saddleback Farm came to Hungerford Food Festival...

    The magic of mushrooms

    Why don’t mushrooms have any taste anymore? They do if they come from Marlborough Mushroom as grower Dewi Williams proved to hundreds of eager tasters at his display stall at the Hungerford Food F...

    It’s all about adventurous organic at Sheepdrove

    “This year, food festival visitors are even more adventurous,” said Sheepdrove Farm’s Chloe Homer from the organic food display stall at Hungerford Food Festival. “Our organic meats are a...

    Liqueur loveliness

    Liqueur lovers had a real treat at the Hungerford Food Festival where Wiltshire Liqueurs were offering sipping samples of their fine selection including wild strawberry, sloe gin, blood orange and d...

    Tip top preserves from Tiptopsy

    For husband and wife Susan and John Barham a new life after retirement started with a large amount of plums and a local village fete...

    Audley Inglewood Xmas Fair 2014

    Christmas seemed a long way away in the sunshine of Hungerford’s Food Festival but it is only 11 weeks away and Audley Inglewood is giving us a chance to plan ahead by announcing that it will be h...

    It’s bread, naturally.

    Few people know as much about making natural organic breads than Syd Aston, proprietor of Aston Bakehouse based by Sheepdrove Farm near Lambourn and baker extraordinaire for over 30 years....
    The magic of mushrooms
    Why don’t mushrooms have any taste anymore? They do if they come from Marlborough Mushroom as grower Dewi Williams proved to hundreds of eager tasters at his display stall at the Hungerford Food Festival.

    Gert’s dark temptation
    How to make the perfect dark chocolate mousse was demonstrated by Walmesley restaurant’s head chef Gert Pienaar to a large audience at this year’s Hungerford Food Festival.

    Brunskill – the best in British Beef
    The taste says it all – British beef just doesn’t come much better than the delicious Brunskill beef, bred and reared on the grassy paddocks at Farncombe farm.

    It’s all about adventurous organic at Sheepdrove
    “This year, food festival visitors are even more adventurous,” said Sheepdrove Farm’s Chloe Homer from the organic food display stall at Hungerford Food Festival.

    Mutti Merkel’s treat, from Andi's Finest
    Is this Germany’s chancellor’s favourite treat? The ‘Mutti Merkel’ was just one of the delicious foods being served by at Andi’s Finest food stall at Hungerford’s Food Festival 2104