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There is much more to British food and drink than the big brands on supermarket shelves, and we think this is something to celebrate. Find out who’s serving up the best street food, where the best game or dairy products can be found, and who is brewing up special ales. No good food and drink resource would be complete without a news feed, so we

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Successful Ian Taylor is Fodder Top Seller with his Free Range Eggs

Ian Taylor Free Range Eggs

Ian Taylor is ready to celebrate amazing success with his free range eggs that were part of his awarding-winning shop at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate at it’s opening nearly 5 years earlier.

In turn, Fodder has given a huge boost to Ian’s business, which began when he was a teenager selling eggs from his bicycle, becoming his biggest customer.

Later this month, Fodder’s sales are

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RECIPE: Larkin Cen’s Lamb and Leek Thai Red Curry


Larkin Cen’s Lamb and Leek Thai Red Curry

Serves 4
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour

Curry Paste

2 stalks of lemongrass, trimmed and chopped
1 fresh red chilli, finely diced and deseeded
2 cloves of garlic
2 jarred red peppers in oil
1 heaped tsp tomato puree
Juice of 2 limes
1 tbsp cumin seeds
1 tbsp coriander seeds
1 tbsp paprika
2tbsp soy sauce
1tsp sesame oil
2cm (¾in) piece of fresh ginger
1 tablespoon caster sugar

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RECIPE: Larkin Cen’s Cheese and Leek Croquettes

Larkin Cen’s Cheese and Leek Croquettes

Larkin Cen’s Cheese and Leek Croquettes

Serves 4

Preparation time: 30 – 45 minutes
Cooking time: 30 – 45 minutes

1 tbsp olive oil
1 British leek, washed and finely chopped, remove tough outer leaves
500g floury potatoes such as Maris Piper or King Edward, peeled and cut into chunks
3 eggs
60g Cheddar cheese, grated
2 tbsp fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
Salt and black pepper for seasoning
60g plain flour
150g Panko breadcrumbs
1 bottle vegetable

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Grimsby could miss out on millions by not becoming a foodie destination

Grimsby potentially risks losing millions of pounds if the town does not become a food destination. A few days ago, some smoked fish makers claimed that the council does not have the right product to market and that it is failing to promote their traditional products. Even though Grimsby’s smoked fish received the PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) in 2009, this town is not a very

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Fenland Celery the latest to receive a protected status

The latest item to receive a protected status is the Fenland celery, a winter vegetable. This food product from Britain is the 30th and the first vegetable to get the award, more for its links to history and to the locality than any other thing. The European Commission gave this celery, revived in Cambridgeshire, the famous protected geographical indication (PGI) hallmark under the scheme for

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Haloodies hail first British Halal Food Festival as a great success

Britain hosted its first halal food festival last month. Haloodies, the fans of halal food of every background and profession, religion and race headed for the Docklands of London in order to celebrate the occasion. The simple reason being that they all enjoy halal food.

The last weekend of Septmenber saw some visitors at the ExCeL Centre from Australia too. They came to take part in

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