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Latest From Cheshire

A Nice Cup Of Tea?

The fortunes of this nation were built on it. In times of crisis we always turn to it. We are known around the world for...
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A Grand Day Out...

Agricultural Shows 2014 All three rural counties of the North West are fortunate in their long tradition of supporting local agricultural shows from the...
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Congleton Food and Drink Festival 2014

Congleton Town Centre will be transformed once again into a thriving food market with 100 stalls selling a mouth-watering range of top quality local produce...
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Cheshire Cider Maker wins Best Product in Show at major...

Matt Veasey from Nook’s Yard Cider & Perry near Northwich, is celebrating his cider winning Best Product in Show at the Big Apple Blossomtime Cider...
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The Dog in Over Peover

North West-based pub firm Kalton & Barlow have already made their mark with a small collection of inns selling excellent beer from local breweries and top...
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Happy 40th Birthday Belle Epoque

    Last year we wrote about the continued success of The Belle Epoque restaurant in Knutsford so we were delighted to be...
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The Yew Tree Bunbury

  This pretty village pub was originally built by The Earl of Crewe in the 19th century.  
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Knutsford Artisan Market

  If you have visited a fantastic local market, festival or event recently and discovered some great local produce, we'd love to hear about...
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Featured Producer

The Ginger Kid

  As we sweep the region helping to promote our excellent local food and drink producers, we’ve discovered that Cheshire does certain things really,...
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Gluten Free Goodies

  Many people have to eat a special diet due to a food intolerance, be it nuts, dairy, sugar or wheat.
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New Taste Cheshire market at Cheshire Oaks

Our latest guest feature is from Pete Callaghan, better known as food blogger The Hungry Manc who has written a report about the latest producers market...
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Cheshire Ice Cream is cool

Phew! Summer has finally arrived in Cheshire. Nobody is sure for exactly how long, but let’s enjoy it while we can.
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Pig Tales

Pig & Co   Imagine. You’ve had an incredibly successful career in the high flying world of advertising and marketing. You’ve...
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Grow your own with...

Tessa Patterson is the 'Thrifty Cook'. Here she shares some hints and tips on growing your own food.

Grow Herbs Now for Use Over Winter

September is a good time of year to grow your own herbs and create an...

Grow Your Own Fruit & Veg – Summer Update

July and August are an exciting time of year for those of us who like...

Grow Your Own – Tips on Growing Herbs in the...

  Whether you grow your own herbs in pots or in the open ground, the...

Growing Food in Containers

It is not too late in the year to grow vegetables in pots, June is...
Recipes from...

Tessa Patterson is the 'Thrifty Cook'.

Plum Mousse

If you’re looking for a plum recipe then this really delicious, smooth, velvety plum mousse...

Mushroom Risotto

Serves: 2-4 Preparation: 5 minutes Cook: 20 minutes If you love mushrooms then this is...

Aldi Recipe #7 – Lemon Chicken with New Potatoes and...

A delicious summery casserole made with large chicken thighs. It’s easy to make and doesn’t...

Aldi Recipe #6 – Cherry Tomato & Cheese Pasta with...

An easy, cheap and tasty vegetarian pasta dish which only takes 10 minutes to make....
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Our featured Cheshire food blogger.

Home-made Whitecurrant Cassis

We’ve been arguing over our currant bushes for years. We’d bought one each of red, white and black but one died and we couldn’t remember...
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The Cheese Judge

At the end of every July, the pretty South Cheshire town of Nantwich plays host to the UK’s largest agricultural show. Hair-dressed horses, coiffured cattle,...
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Deanna's own Cakes

Deanna's own Cakes: Bespoke cakes I have made over the years for friends, family and other requests. Message me if you would like me to...
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The Nag's Head at Haughton

I have long been an admirer of Nigel Haworth’s Clog and Billycock and have had the pleasure a fair few times. Nigel is Chef Proprietor...
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Grow your own?

Apples and pears, oh yeah!

  It's that bountiful time of year again when the orchards around Cheshire are...
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Incredible Edible Chester

There are many inspirational community gardening schemes all over Cheshire where teams of trowel wielding...
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Introducing Seedling Sam

Seedling Sam

Welcome to Sam's Play and Activities Area   ...
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