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.

Recipe: Mac ‘n’ cheese with flat leaf parsley

19th February 2018

Tina Richardson’s Humble Herb recipe is ‘rich hearty food with a pungent parsley twist’ Ingredients

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Microbreweries in Hertfordshire: 13 of the best

13th February 2018

Microbreweries make beer in small batches often for local pubs and shops. We have selected

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Shaken Cow: Hertfordshire’s own chain of milkshake bars

12th February 2018

A Herts success story, Shaken Cow has built a loyal following with its fun and

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Recipe: spearmint infused hot cocoa

22nd January 2018

‘A delicious warming cocoa drink with a delicate coconut and spearmint twist, perfect for chilly

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Breakfasts in Hertfordshire: 12 of the best places to go

19th January 2018

For the most important meal of the day, we have your guide to the cafés

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Farmers’ markets in Hertfordshire

10th January 2018

Farmers’ markets make it easy to buy fresh, healthy food sourced direct from local producers

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Good Beer Guide editor’s 12 best Hertfordshire pubs at Christmas

05th December 2017

Good Beer Guide editor and St Albans resident Roger Protz chooses his favourite Herts pubs

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Chef Q&A: Tom Bainbridge, The Tilbury

21st November 2017

The owner and head chef of the Datchworth restaurant on sauces, seasoning, and always learning

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Recipe: mussels in white wine by Dylans at Kings Arms

14th November 2017

The St Albans restaurant’s recipe for a deliciously warming starter Ingredients (for four) 1kg live

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WIN an organic Christmas Dinner Box from Riverford

03rd November 2017

We are offering one lucky winner all they need for an organic Christmas feast, with

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