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Ashburton Cookery School

Regular readers of my blog will have noticed that things have been a bit quiet here at Zest and Herbs for a little while.  Don’t think I’ve decided to give … Continue reading

December 18, 2014 · 2 Comments

Salt Bar, Macclesfield: As seen on TV

When we set out for Macclesfield, it had crossed our minds that we’d struggle to get a table in Salt Bar. The Scandinavian restaurant, a short walk from the station … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Trip to Derbyshire Part 4: Buxton Tap House

As my stay in Derbyshire was drawing to a close, an evening out at the pub on my last night was the best way to end the week. Tucked away behind … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Trip to Derbyshire Part 3: Cakes and bakes

It would be a terrible cliché to write about the food of Derbyshire and talk about the county’s most famous culinary export, the Bakewell tart, but I’m going to carry … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

Trip to Derbyshire Part 2: Cheese please!

Derbyshire is one of the three counties in England (along with Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire) where Stilton can be made, which is very fortuitous for the area’s cheese makers; two other … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Trip to Derbyshire Part 1: Derbyshire oatcakes

For those of you that follow me on Twitter, you’ll have probably guessed that I wasn’t in Devon last week: I was taking a little holiday to stay with my … Continue reading

March 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

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