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COUNTY FOOD CHAMPION CELEBRATES HEREFORDSHIRE FOOD WEEK
WITH PUDDING DEMONSTRATION & SUPPER EVENING
Date: Monday 15th August 2011, 7p.m.
Venue: Roots at Little Verzons, Hereford Road, Ledbury. HR8 2PZ
Tickets: £15 per head
The first-ever Herefordshire Food Champion, Rachel Hicks, founder of Just Rachel Quality Desserts, is making the most of this year’s early harvest and inviting people to join her at a pudding demonstration and supper event on Monday 15th August, at Roots at Little Verzons, Ledbury.
As one of the best-known dessert producers in the county, Rachel will demonstrate the creation of two delicious puddings with the season’s fruity produce – plums. This will be followed by a seasonal supper cooked by Meg Edmonds, owner of Roots at Little Verzons, using ingredients fresh from the family’s farm.
Places can be booked by calling into Roots at Little Verzons, Ledbury or telephoning 01531 670816.
More details here: Ledbury Food Group Pudding Demo & Supper Event August 2011
Herefordshire Food Week is your chance to come and see how our local producers take this produce and create wonderful food and drink. Whether you live locally or are visiting the county, take your time to wriggle your way down small country lanes, call in on our artisan producers, sample their produce, and buy directly from the person who made it.
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Ledbury is to be featured on a program called Ten Mile Menu on Wednesday 13th July 2pm to 3pm ITV 1.
The programme involves two chefs and celebrities cooking a three course menu for a local group of people with ingredients sourced within a ten mile radius of the town.
Caroline Handley of Handley Organics is featured – as are a number of other local producers.
The recipies are available following transmission on the programme’s website: www.itv.com/tenmilemenu
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To link people, businesses and organisations engaged in food events and food related strategies with the public.
To plan our own farm visits and seasonal activities and raise public awareness about food production
To educate and inspire by setting up tastings, cookery demonstrations and recipes using local seasonal produce.
Love Local -Ledbury Food Group’s primary purpose, is to celebrate and promote the wonderful food, drink and artisan products in our area. As such we will promote the positive aspects of the High Street and other local producers and retailers and leave the campaigning to others, such as the Facebook LOTS group