An integral part of Hertfordshire Life is championing local food and drink and this section of the magazine continues to grow in popularity and prominence. Keep up date with all the latest news in Hertfordshire food and drink right here. Our knowledgeable writers make suggestions for the best places to eat and drink with reviews, news and interviews, as well as where to buy top quality local food and drink. There are also recipe ideas and tips from the experts, so readers can be their own master chef at home.

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Expert tips for perfect Christmas food

12th December 2015

Four top Hertfordshire chefs and experts give their best advice and Christmas recipes Bricklayers Arms

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Treat yourself with Pact Coffee

10th December 2015

Give yourself the gift of great coffee – with deliveries from Pact Coffee, getting the

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The Fine Foodie

30th November 2015

On a mission to boost her family’s health for winter, Sharon Struckman finds the answer

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8 top Hertfordshire cosy pubs to visit this winter

26th November 2015

Warm fires, local ales and a warm atmosphere. These are the things that make for

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10 of the best champagnes and sparkling wines for Christmas

Blind taste test: 10 of the best champagnes and sparkling wines for Christmas

20th November 2015

It’s hard to deny a glass of champagne over the festive period – but which

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Rosemary and chocolate bakes

Recipe: Chocolate and rosemary bakes

10th November 2015

A quick and easy cake recipe destined to become a family favourite Ingredients (makes 12

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Marjoran pumpkin curry

Marjoram pumpkin curry

24th October 2015

A delicious one pot veg dish – serve with chicken or fish or simply on

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Gourmet Life

07th October 2015

This month’s restaurant openings, festivals and food news in Herts Biggest Bella in Hemel Brasserie

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We'll be using the plastic bag charge as an excuse to buy one of these beautiful shoppers!

10 perfect canvas bags for eco-friendly shopping

06th October 2015

As England becomes the final country in the UK to pay for plastic bags, we

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Thyme berry pudding

Recipe: thyme berry pudding

23rd September 2015

Make use of late summer and early autumn fruits in this light, tangy dessert with

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