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Eating In

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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Barbara King, MD at The Shops at Dartington

Barbara King

Taste Buds talks to Barbara King, MD at The Shops at Dartington, about the local produce on offer at The Food Shop and Devon Drinks.

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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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Christmas cocktails using Devon spirits

Devon's Gin Distillers

Look no further than Devon for some inspiring spirits to keep you in very good cheer, writes Clare Hunt

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five fish on wooden background

A Fisherman’s Tale

When buying fish, spare a thought for the fishermen who help get it to your plate, says Clare Hunt

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Fish on silver tray

Devon's Fishmongers

Visit your local fishmonger for the best seasonal and sustainable catch

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Otter Valley Dairy Mango and Passionfruit ice cream

Here Comes the Sun-dae

Clare Hunt meets Devon’s finest artisan ice cream makers and finds out what’s new in the chiller cabinet

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The Taste of Taffety

With the future of Dartmoor’s iconic ponies in crisis, could they be saved if we adopt pony meat as a new Devon delicacy?

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Winter veg soup

The Cream of Winter’s Crop

Freshly harvested vegetables are the unsung heroes of the winter dinner table. Clare Hunt finds out why local chefs value them so highly

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About Taste Buds magazine

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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