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Lovaton Farm Lamb. Photo Guy Harrop

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With the arrival of spring, Kath Hope from Food Drink Devon falls in love with local and seasonal all over again

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Milk bottles

Dairy on your Doorstep

A sense of nostalgia and a passion to protect the planet drives Devon consumers to find alternatives to supermarket milk, discovers Su Carroll

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Food Drink Devon. Plate of roasted vegetables

A Change of Flavour

Our food and drink habits are changing. Devon’s producers are embracing this, as Kath Hope from Food Drink Devon explains

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Dellar's Café Exeter – a special place for afternoon tea

Teatime Traditions

You can’t get more Devon than a cream tea. Dr Paul Cleave (Food Historian, University of Exeter) looks at its origins and discovers more

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vegan dish

Plant Power!

More people than ever before are eating plant-based meals. As Su Carroll discovers, adopting a vegan lifestyle is not just an ethical decision...

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Here’s to Beer!

Devon has six new breweries and 33 new pubs listed in CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide 2019 – our thirst for beer continues!

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Ground spice in spoons

Taking the Spice Route

The world’s economy was once driven by them and every cuisine uses them. Clare Hunt finds out what’s going on in Devon’s very own spice trade

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White wine in summer time

Cheers to Summer

Su Carroll suggests some local tipples to make every day a sunny one

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Tea leaves

Steeped in Tradition


Su Carroll discovers that everything really does stop for tea, as Devon’s consumers opt for something a little bit special in a cuppa…

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Devon Lamb

Meat Matters

Su Carroll discovers what makes Devon’s meat so special

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Shaldon Bakery Pastries including ugly bun and jammy dodgers

Pastry Perfection

From crisp croissants and sticky buns to refined bakes for special occasions, Devon’s artisan bakers make sure we’re never far from the perfect patisserie

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Ben Richards in his allotment

Cheers, Ben!

Beer Sommelier Ben Richards has discovered that it’s possible to grow and brew your own beer from a small patch of land, writes Jennie Cooper

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Quickes. Cheese made in Devon

Devon Cheese

Clare Hunt sniffs out the finest Devon cheese, creates the perfect cheese hamper and discovers where you can buy cheese online

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Devon Apples

Devon Cider Producers talk Core-Values

Local apple orchards are enjoying a resurgence, thanks to a passion for growing and a thirst for Devon cider

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Child with ice creams in front of ice cream van

Oh, We Do Like to Eat Beside the Seaside!

There are some foods that are a must for the perfect seaside holiday. Luckily, as Clare Hunt discovers, Devon has all the right ingredients

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Coffee beans

A Special Brew

It’s giving tea a run for its money as the nation’s favourite cuppa, and with new, local innovations brewing, Clare Hunt wakes up and smells the coffee

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Spring asparagus and radishes

Celebrating Spring Veg

Winter – we’ve officially had enough of you. Clare Hunt tucks into the best veg that spring has to offer

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Still Fowl Play?

Current EU practices surrounding chicken welfare and egg production have improved, but there’s still room for improvement, writes Clare Hunt

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Taste Buds is published by We Make Magazines, a family-owned Devon company. Taste Buds is produced using Devon-based writers, chefs, photographers and sales team. It is printed on environmentally friendly paper.

… just like the food we write about, Taste Buds is lovingly made using the finest local ingredients!

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