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A popular cake-making company has expanded into larger premises.

There are many special things about East Anglia, several of which I was able to savour during a recent trip to Suffolk’s only island, writes Sheena Grant.

A Suffolk pub owner has warned campaigners trying to save it that she would not sell to them under any circumstances due to the “misery” it has caused her family.

Celebrity chefs, award-winning producers and street food to descend on Snape Maltings for the annual Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival on September 23 and 24.

Premium beef, lamb, pork, sausages, ham and bacon products from Suffolk and Essex headed to Hong Kong this week for one of the leading fine dining exhibitions in Asia.

The Good Food Guide 2018 was released on Monday, September 4, and it is only good news for one of our local pubs.

An Essex food ingredients firm is hoping to encourage more consumers to add rye into their diets as a means of increasing their fibre intake.

A Suffolk baker has been crowned the best in the business at the industry’s equivalent to the Oscars.

The prestigious Great Taste 2017 awards took place on Monday, and an East Anglian speciality food producer has been named one of the best.

Richard Bainbridge’s foraging escapades have this week sent him out in search of elderberries.

East Anglian crisp brand, Fairfields Farm, launches innovative new microwaveable snack.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis speaks to Frank & Earnest, who are leading the way in the cold brew coffee market.

Take our Great British Bake Off superfan quiz to see how much you know about telly’s biggest hit.

The Great British Bake Off returns Tuesday night on its new home Channel 4. Sophie Faldo is one of three East Anglian hopefuls looking to rise to the top this year.


Richard Bainbridge and his kitchen team are busy making the most of the last of the summer’s bounty – including his favourite, tomatoes.

This carrot cake with its unusual, citrussy frosting is perfect with a cup of tea on a chilly day.

Recipe: Layered cappuccino mousse

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Had a bad day (or week)? Cheer yourself up by making our indulgent cappuccino mousses.

Treat the kids before they go back to school next week by making these tasty, chocolate mint flavoured cakes.

Have you got the skills to bake and decorate a cake that represents the best of Suffolk? If so, enter our competition- you could win a luxury afternoon tea at Hintlesham Hall.

Dozens of Suffolk producers took stars at the 2017 Great Taste Awards - here are some of the biggest winners.


Charlotte Smith-Jarvis found 92 Noodle Bar in Ipswich refreshingly different.

Amy Gallivan enjoys Sunday lunch in The Cretingham Bell’s pub garden with friends

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis experiences proper service with a smile at The Shepherd and Dog, Forward Green

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis eats at The Lindsey Rose, which is under new management and has undergone a complete refurbishment.

Have you visited any of our top cocktail bars in East Anglia yet?

Amy Gallivan gets a taste of the Deep South at The American Diner in Felixstowe.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis visits one of our readers’ favourite Indian restaurants - The Curry Inn, Needham Market.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis find a brilliant lunchtime spot, The Barn Cafe, at Hasketon near Woodbridge.

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