Citrus Notes, Devon, England, Food & Drink, Review, Travel & Places, United Kingdom, What's Happening

Salcombe Brewery infuses history with a slice of citrus

Catch the light on the right day and the south Devon, England port of Salcombe could double for a town hugging a coastline in the Caribbean. Vivid blue and green seas, soft yellow sand and wind battered trees leading up to whitewashed houses create an atmosphere of beach life. Indeed, the relationship between south Devon […]

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Pineapples, still life and hot houses

Every since explorer Christopher Columbus landed at Caribbean island of Guadeloupe and saw his first pineapple, the fruit has held a spell over cooks, cheese and wine party hosts and the American canning industry. My interest in the knobbly fruit was piqued during a lecture at the Royal Academy art gallery in London, as part […]

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Devon, England, Food & Drink, United Kingdom, What's Happening

Deer Park offers a spiffing time

Just a few miles outside the pretty town of Honiton, east Devon and several hundred yards along a country drive lies Deer Park Country House Hotel. Newly refurbished and oozing old world charm, Deer Park has staked its claim as a go to destination in the England’s west country. Sweeping up the drive and just […]

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Friends offer local food to Devon’s A30 travellers

Two university friends fed up with the poor quality food and drink served in so many roadside cafes and motorway services are taking matters into their own hands, and kitchen. Just off the A30 near Okehampton, Devon and sharing a car park with a Travelodge, the two pals have completely refreshed a tired old Little […]

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