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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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Four of the Best Places to Eat in Plymouth

We’re turning our spotlight on some of our favourite restaurants in Plymouth

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Plymouth Hoe

Plymouth Food Forays – places to eat in Plymouth

Su Carroll shares her local knowledge of eating out in Plymouth.

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pizza made with leftovers

Love your Leftovers

Su Carroll reflects on why we should all be cutting down on waste, with the average family throwing away food worth £700 every year

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Exeter

Exeter Food Forays – Eating out in Exeter

Belinda Dillon seeks out places to eat in Exeter, and discovers some of the best restaurants are proudly independent.

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Places to Eat in Plymouth that are Family Friendly

Struggling to find nice places to eat in Plymouth when you have young ones in tow?

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Find top Vegetarian Restaurants in Exeter

The city serves up a great choice of meat-free eateries. Read on for our selection of the best vegetarian restaurants in Exeter

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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 food banks

Food for Thought

Foodbanks are an invaluable support in times of need, and Su Carroll finds out how to help

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Chain Reaction

A flurry of independent local burger restaurants are giving the big chains some food for thought, writes Lucy Baker-Kind

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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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People sitting outside at the Good Food Market in Royal William Yard, Plymouth

Love Good Food

The award-winning Good Food Market at Royal William Yard in Plymouth is a must-visit for food lovers

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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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Taste of the West Award logo, Food & Drink Devon Award logo, Great Taste Award Logo

The Right Flavour?

Sue Cade embarks on her first outing as a food awards judge, and talks to the Taste Buds team about their judging experiences

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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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Chef and gardener in the kitchen garden at The Pig at Coombe

Restaurants with kitchen gardens

Where to eat the best veg in the west

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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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