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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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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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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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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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How to shoot your lunch

How to Shoot Your Lunch

Taste Buds talks to renowned food photographer David Griffen about how to capture an engaging image for social media

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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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Rising to the Challenge

Sue Cade gets kneading at her first bread-making course at Exeter Cookery School

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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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Local Fishmongers

Visit your local fishmonger for the best seasonal and sustainable catch in Devon

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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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Next Generation Foodies

There’s plenty of eateries and activities in Devon to inspire a new generation of foodies, as Clare Hunt finds out

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Gastro Getaways

Fantastic food in exceptional locations – Taste Buds uncovers the best places to combine memorable dining with a relaxing night away

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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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