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Food and drink features

Tue, 09:34

‘I love beetroot. It’s one of my favourite ingredients and the combination of beetroot, goats curd, apple and granola is fantastic! This recipe might take a little time but the result is really special’ – Auberge du Lac head chef Matt Edmonds

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April 2017
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

A great treat - rich, crunchy and seriously smooth with a hint of mint

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Monday, April 10, 2017

A St Albans ‘spirits boutique’ has teamed up with a prestigious rum producer to give Herts a taste of the Caribbean

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April 2017
Friday, March 31, 2017

The Cheese Shed has a luxury Abundance hamper up for grabs

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Forget uninspiring sandwiches from the supermarket, we think Hertfordshire could be home to some of the tastiest sarnies in the east of England. In no particular order, we pick 7 of the best cafés and delis to grab a delicious gourmet sandwich

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Chef Profiles

Saturday, April 22, 2017

The chef-proprietor at the St Albans restaurant and bar on sourcing locally, the importance of citrus, and beef dripping triple-cooked chips

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Chef-owner at the Braughing pub and restaurant discusses the rise of healthy dishes, the importance of experimentation, and not being a ‘cornflour cowboy’

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March 2017
Monday, February 27, 2017

Owner and head chef of the Great Amwell pub and restaurant discusses the versatility of game, seasoning with thyme and a shift from classic to modern techniques

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February 2017
Thursday, January 12, 2017

The head chef of the award-winning Flaunden country pub and restaurant on touring Europe in one sitting, the magic of seasoning, and bargain-bucket KFC

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January 2017
Friday, September 9, 2016

The head chef at the Hertford restaurant gives an insight into his inspirations and dishes

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Restaurant Reviews

Monday, April 3, 2017

With a confident and innovative menu, a chef-run pub in Great Amwell attracts a happy throng. Photography Brian Arnopp

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April 2017
Monday, March 27, 2017

Food and drink editor Richard Cawthorne finds a Sunday meat treat in a former Bishop’s Stortford brewery

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March 2017

Ad Feature: The Oak

Friday, March 24, 2017

Craig & Sarah Oakley’s new venue The Oak specialises in fresh fish & seafood from the Cornish coast...

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Ad Feature: The Spotted Dog

Monday, March 20, 2017

The Spotted Dog, in the heart of the thriving Hertfordshire village of Flamstead, has been a public house since the c1800...

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Monday, February 13, 2017

A trail of fans of Italian food leads to a bustling restaurant in Wheathampstead. Food and drink editor Richard Cawthorne follows

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February 2017

Food & Drink Offers

Mon, 16:26

A selection of starters and mains for 12.50, available Monday to Saturday 12-3pm.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Join the Vine Leaves in Harpenden for some vino and a three course dinner

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Perfect for a pre-cinema bite to eat.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Enjoy a tagliata steak and chips with a glass of wine or bottle of beer for £15.90.

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Friday, February 17, 2017

A chance to enjoy the new dishes created by Head Chef Matt Edmonds, Auberge du Lac has a new three course Table D’hote Lunch Menu which is available for £24.50.

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