Dining out is a luxury for most of us, but that doesn’t mean you should miss out.

We have some of the finest chefs in the country working here in Suffolk, many keen to share their favourite recipes with you.

So if a booking at one of the county’s most exclusive is something that is reserved for major family celebrations, why not dust off your frying pan and recreate one of these delights at home.

Our food reviewer Mark Heath and his wife Liz tried out the offering from tapas restaurant Casa in Bury St Edmunds, via their delivery service, on a Friday night. Here’s what they made of it...

Much-loved global produce store Faraway Foods is delivering international ingredients and staples across Suffolk

Five local cheesemakers and sellers reveal why they need your support now and reveal where you can buy their products.

If you are missing your Friday night takeaway or are dreaming of eating at your favourite restaurant, try these lockdown ‘fakeaways’ to help fill the void.

Food and drink editor Charlotte Smith-Jarvis is creating recipes using storecupboard ingredients and the more unusual items you can find in the supermarkets.

New machinery is set to help a right Royal sausage-maker to find new markets for its products.

A touch of locally-produced truffle oil gives this bowl of comfort food a luxurious finish.

Next year will be a significant one for Gressingham Foods, a duck and niche meat products firm which started life in 1971.

The chef is also making a cracking breakfast using local sausages, bacon and eggs, homemade bread and homemade beans.

The renowned Ballymaloe Cookery School in Ireland is famed around the world for inspiring would-be and established chefs. But for Lucy Davis and Francois Pretorius, the Cork-based institution holds a special place in their hearts for so much more than that – it’s where they fell in love.

Chef Julian Bisbal has been named Breakfast Chef of the Year - but have you tried his food yet?

With rooms from £65 per person per night, a stay at The Angel Inn near Southwold is a steal says our food and drink editor.

When American drinks giant Molson Coors bought an historic Suffolk cider business which had been in the same family for eight generations, its first move was to assure residents that it was staying put.

The Stowmarket-based burger specialist has gathered quite a following for its menu of over 20 varieties of the fast-food favourite.

From the KFC vegan burger to the meat-free Steak Bake, vegans and vegetarians are simply spoilt for choice this Veganuary. But can junk food ever be considered ‘ethical’ - even when it contains no meat?

The ‘mini Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival’ brings together dozens of the county’s finest artisan producers.

Christmas just isn’t Christmas without a decent platter of cheeses. Here Clare Jackson of Slate in Aldeburgh and Southwold shares her top three varieties for your celebrations.

Help judges decide what will be the official town biscuit.

Nicola Warren tries lunch at Ocean Fish Platter in the town centre.

Linda Duffin, AKA Mrs Portly’s Kitchen, is set to launch the business in early 2020.

Ian Bacon hopes to shake up the snack world in East Anglia.

For several years, the Mobbs – who run a free range turkey farm near Halesworth – would despatch a bumper 150 of its celebrated birds to Suffolk police headquarters in Martlesham at Christmas.

Our food and drink editor makes succulent cevapi kebabs with ajvar, a chicken braise filled with honey, wine and dried fruit, and an unusual dip.

Cole’s has been making them for 80 years. Here are some Christmas puddings past and present. What’s your favourite?

This weekend’s Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival has been listed among the best in Europe.

Pump Street Bakery in Orford have opened a paradise for chocoholics visiting the village.

A new dish devised in Suffolk is poised to make its mark on Indian food menus across the world.

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