Thanks to everyone who took part in or visited this popular event which reminds us of our local food heritage and every year surprises us with the ingenuity of our local food providers.
Even the sun shone for this year’s Ledbury Big Breakfast held on Friday 31st January, Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd February 2020 at cafes, pubs, hotels, butchers and delis in and around Ledbury.
Most businesses reported good trade through the weekend with breakfasts from the lightest to the most traditional in demand, from bacon, eggs and trimmings through devilled kidneys to avocado on local sourdough, with many different options in between. Saturday was particularly busy – thanks to everyone who booked in advance to avoid disappointment.
Join us for Ledbury’s Celebration of Breakfast over the weekend of Friday 31st January, Saturday 1st February and Sunday 2nd February – the 8th Ledbury Big Breakfast.
19 local venues in and around Ledbury are taking part on one or more days in this event organised by Ledbury Food Group to celebrate our local food and drink producers and retailers and a healthy breakfast. The event takes place at cafes, pubs, hotels, butchers and delis in and around Ledbury.
Again there is lots of choice from the lightest to the heaviest breakfast including eggs in all ways, a breakfast stack, a “fruity oat jar”, homemade baked beans, haddock with muffins, avocado and bacon, cider sausages with trimmings, breakfast baps, marshmallow pancakes, kedgeree, celeriac rosti, a vegan fry-up and locally produced charcuterie. Continue reading “Full details of the Ledbury Big Breakfast now available”
We are pleased again to celebrate Ledbury’s Big Breakfast which sees local cafes, pubs, hotels and shops in Ledbury and district offering all kinds of food to celebrate that most important of meals – breakfast featuring good locally produced food and drink.
This special and very popular weekend sees those taking part creating special breakfast dishes featuring local produce as well as their normal offerings. Each year a splendid range of breakfasts is on offer from the lightest to the heartiest.
Ledbury’s new Evening Farmer’s Market ends 2019 with a special Christmas market on Thursday 5th December from 6 to 8pm at the Barn, St Katherine’s, on same night as Ledbury’s Shops Late Night Opening.
As well as the regular stalls, special treats on sale will include chocolates, marshmallows, empanadas, Juneberry Liqueur and a “community” stall with “Big Apple Cider Vinegar” and “Ledbury Heritage Centre” Quince and Medlar Jelly, plus mulled wine and cider too! We will be singing carols at 6.30 and 7pm. Continue reading “Ledbury Evening Market celebrates Christmas”
We live in a part of the country where game of all kinds – deer, wild boar, pheasant, partridge etc. – is readily available through butchers and game dealers, especially at this time of year.
A topic that is growing in weight in the media is the use of toxic lead shot to bag game. In July, Waitrose announced that from the 2020-21 season it will ban the sale in its stores of birds shot with lead ammunition. This follows from recommendations by the government’s expert group in 2015 which concluded that there were no ways to reduce the risk to human health and wildlife from lead shot other than using non-toxic ammunition instead.
The Big Apple is a community event celebrating apples and orchards and how they have shaped the picturesque Herefordshire countryside. This Harvestime 2019 marks our 30th Anniversary, so come and join our celebrations!