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Taste Buds turns Twenty

Taste Buds magazine is 20 this year!

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A selection of dishes from the Home Farm Café evening menu

Let’s talk Dinner

Jennie Cooper chatted to Ben Cole from Home Farm Café about his special ‘smile-inducing’ dinner menus

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Louisa Newman, Michael Smith and Lee Porter

Planet-friendly Purpose

Jennie Cooper talks to Michael Smith, Venus’s co-founder, about his sustainable vision

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General Managers, Jennie Luke and Glenn Ferguson. Venus

Meet the Managers at Venus

Jennie Cooper chats to General Managers, Glenn Ferguson, Jennie Luke and Joe Soames about putting the hospitable into hospitality

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Vegetable counter in deli or farmshop

Deli-ectable Devon

A visit to one of Devon’s many delis and farm shops is always a treat – Chrissy Harris rounds up some great examples

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Larkbeare Grange

Dine and Stay

Good food and a place to stay – what more do you need? Chrissy Harris rounds up some of Devon’s best dining destinations with rooms

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Scallop Dish. The Hour Glass, Exeter

A Taste of the Past

The Hour Glass in Exeter is revisiting historic West Country dishes as part of a menu showcasing the best of the region, both old and new

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Westaway Sausages Sustainable Packaging

Sustainable Packaging

Good things come in plastic-free packages. Chrissy Harris finds out what our local firms are doing to reduce waste and become more sustainable

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The Bucket & Spade, view from the restaurant

Serving Summer in Spadefuls!

The Bucket & Spade is a perfect summer pit stop for al fresco dining, with menus to suit everyone

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Agricultural Inn

Beautiful Beer Gardens

Soak up the summer sunshine with a pint and some food while enjoying the idyllic outdoor spaces at these pubs and restaurants

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Bacon and brie panini. The Old Java Coffee House, Teignmouth

Café Culture

Our selection of Devon’s top cafés offers the perfect excuse for taking an extended mid-morning coffee break, or making impromptu plans for brunch or lunch

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Grove meadows family butchers

A Family Affair

Dartmouth Food Festival’s start-up award is given to a new business each year – this year’s winner is Grove Meadows Family Butchers in Kingswear

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Chocolates

Chocolate Cravings

Our selection of chocolate companies in Devon have the wow factor whether you want to impress someone or feel tempted yourself

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Storing food in the freezer

Why freezing is good this Christmas!

Recycle Devon has some great tips to reduce food waste by using your freezer and planning meals in advance this festive season

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Tony Hawks. Devon-based comedian presenting the Food Drink Devon 2022 awards

Food Drink Devon Awards 2022

Over 330 of Devon’s finest producers, hospitality, catering and speciality businesses celebrated in style

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Cove Passion Liqueur

Devon-made drinks to try this Christmas

Martin Hesp asks local producers why so many award-winning drink companies come from Devon, and what tipples they recommend for the festive season

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Bottle Farm View

Farm Hide-Out

Jeff and Jennie Cooper escape to Bottle Farm for the night near Axminster

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Sheep grazing by the coast

Meat Matters

Martin Hesp asks Devon’s meat-producing industry about its current challenges

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