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Choc 'n' roll: Covid prompts music man Tom to pursue passion as chocolatier

Choc 'n' roll: Covid prompts music man Tom to pursue passion as chocolatier

Choc 'n' roll: Covid prompts music man Tom to pursue passion as chocolatier

Sound engineer and DJ Tom Rountree sugar-coats loss of work in pandemic by launching his own hand-made chocolates, Tom’s Bonbons.


Sweet 17! Chocolate factory latest addition to Stortford's Eat 17 store

Sweet 17! Chocolate factory latest addition to Stortford's Eat 17 store

Sweet 17! Chocolate factory latest addition to Stortford's Eat 17 store

Open chocolate factory created by 28-year-old Los Angeles-born former Choccywoccydoodah employee Jade Alterman.


Plant to Plate: Don't be scared of growing your own pumpkins

Plant to Plate: Don't be scared of growing your own pumpkins

Plant to Plate: Don't be scared of growing your own pumpkins

Chef Alistair Dibbs says we should all give growing the Hallowe'en staple a try and shares his recipe for pumpkin risotto with sage and smoked almonds


The fabulous fruit you can pear with a host of delicious ingredients

The fabulous fruit you can pear with a host of delicious ingredients

The fabulous fruit you can pear with a host of delicious ingredients

Hallingbury Events Company chef Alistair Dibbs shares his recipe for pear tarte tatin with a lavender and honey syrup


Plant to Plate: Sweetcorn provides a ray of sunshine on a host of dishes

Plant to Plate: Sweetcorn provides a ray of sunshine on a host of dishes

Plant to Plate: Sweetcorn provides a ray of sunshine on a host of dishes

Top chef Alistair Dibbs, from Little Hallingbury, shares his recipe for sweetcorn and basil soup with goats' cheese and pesto bruschetta


Gardens of Easton Lodge to host Apples and Bees event

Gardens of Easton Lodge to host Apples and Bees event

Gardens of Easton Lodge to host Apples and Bees event

Visitors will be able to learn about apple varieties and what can be made from them from the East of England Apple and Orchard Project.


Brilliant scores make The Cricketers Arms a winner with TripAdvisor

Brilliant scores make The Cricketers Arms a winner with TripAdvisor

Brilliant scores make The Cricketers Arms a winner with TripAdvisor

Chef Harry Kodagoda and wife Sam celebrate a fine start to their innings at the Rickling Green eatery by netting an award from global review site.


Plant to Plate: A berry good larder to be found in the hedgerows

Plant to Plate: A berry good larder to be found in the hedgerows

Plant to Plate: A berry good larder to be found in the hedgerows

Top chef Alistair Dibbs looks at his favourite berries and shares a recipe for a delicious blackberry and caramelised pecan cheesecake


The Belgian Brewer's community vision to host musicians and artists

The Belgian Brewer's community vision to host musicians and artists

The Belgian Brewer's community vision to host musicians and artists

Stortford brewery owner Nik Lemmens launches crowdfunding campaign as he looks to turn part of its premises into a community space.


Diet Talk: Small changes can lead to healthier eating with big savings

Diet Talk: Small changes can lead to healthier eating with big savings

Diet Talk: Small changes can lead to healthier eating with big savings

Bishop's Stortford-based specialist dietician Alex Ballard gives her top tips for eating well on a tight budget


Plant to Plate: Herbs are the key element for next-level cooking

Plant to Plate: Herbs are the key element for next-level cooking

Plant to Plate: Herbs are the key element for next-level cooking

Chef Alistair Dibbs, who extols the virtues of growing, cooking and eating your own food, on the importance of herbs in the kitchen


Takeaway afternoon tea on the menu as Down Hall hotel announces reopening

Takeaway afternoon tea on the menu as Down Hall hotel announces reopening

Takeaway afternoon tea on the menu as Down Hall hotel announces reopening

Collect or enjoy the finger sandwiches, buttermilk scones and a selection of cakes and patisserie as a picnic in the grounds.


Plant to Plate: The humble cucumber really does have lots to offer

Plant to Plate: The humble cucumber really does have lots to offer

Plant to Plate: The humble cucumber really does have lots to offer

Top chef Alistair Dibbs says it's a myth that cucumbers are difficult to grow - and they have a huge variety of uses in the kitchen


Plant to Plate: Courgette is a vegetable that's just so versatile

Plant to Plate: Courgette is a vegetable that's just so versatile

Plant to Plate: Courgette is a vegetable that's just so versatile

Courgettes are super-easy to grow and, in the kitchen, can be a main ingredient, an accompaniment and even a cake


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