Food & Drink

Introducing new Cove Vodka

It is well known that we are a nation of potato-lovers, but now a company called Devon Cove Produce has come up with a product that allows consumers to enjoy their spuds in a whole different way. After a year of research, planning and testing, the company has launched the county’s first potato...

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Food Drink Devon's new campaign Devon Speaks Up

Authored by Mary

Doom and gloom might be everywhere at present, but there are green shoots beginning to sprout across the commercial South West - if you know how and where to look for them.

The organisation Food Drink Devon has launched a campaign through which its members can voice concerns and woes during the coronavirus lockdown - and the latest survey shows how many businesses are able to adapt...

Salcombe Brewery offers FREE doorstep delivery in response to social contact restrictions

Authored by Kath

Salcombe Brewery has announced that, in response to self-isolation requirements and other new restrictions, they are launching a new free home doorstep delivery service which will take bag-in-box draught beer and bottles of their award-winning range of beers directly to the door of consumers across all TQ postcodes and specified PL and EX postcodes*. This new service, with the order, payment...

Àclèaf Restaurant now open at Boringdon Hall

Authored by Mary

South-West chef Scott Paton has opened Àclèaf, a British restaurant in Devon’s historic country hotel and spa, Boringdon Hall. Taking over the former Gallery Restaurant space, the 40-cover restaurant takes guests on a culinary journey, led by the abundance of produce available in Devon and matched with Scott Paton’s remarkable talent.

From the four-course Table d’hôte Menu to the six...

No more “No More” for newly named Rockfisher

Authored by Mary

Rockfish, the award winning South West coastal seafood group announced last year a collaboration with local skipper Nick Rich and boat owners Nick Fisher and Jamie McDonald - to purchase all the fish from their boat, previously known as ‘No More’, which fishes in waters local to the group’s restaurants.

Today they announce that the boat is to be given a new name, as voted for by...

Top five trending vegan foods

Authored by Millie Carrington

Have you taken on the veganuary challenge? Well, you’ll be pleased to hear that switching to a plant-based diet no longer means missing out on the best comfort food around. Veganism is on the rise , and that means that vegan dishes just keep getting better.

Whilst Veganuary is the perfect opportunity to try vegan foods, it doesn’t have to end now. Trying these exciting vegan food...

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Plymouth Chef to go head to head with industry finest in The Great Sausage Roll Off

Authored by Mary

Davin Browning, from The Theatre Royal in Plymouth, is entering The Great Sausage Roll Off 2020. For the eighth year in a row, licensees Claire Morgan and Angus McKean will be hosting the legendary Sausage Roll Off at The Red Lion in Barnes. This year’s event, which will see 20 chefs fighting for the title, will also be raising money for Hospitality Action. The competition starts at 7pm on...

Beer sales INCREASE in January as Brits reject booze-free new year

Authored by News Desk

Data released today has revealed a huge 71% increase in sales of beer this January compared to 2019 - suggesting that despite the popularity of Dry January, not all Brits are kicking off their year by cutting out alcohol entirely.

The data released today by e-commerce platform, Wowcher, revealed the staggering year-on-year increase in beer sales since the beginning of 2020 compared...

Veg out in Plymouth with the ultimate Veganuary menu

Authored by Millie Carrington

Plain salads are a thing of the past in Plymouth, with Roundabout ultimate Veganuary menu. Showcasing scrumptious options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert, you’ll be fighting your friends for the last bite.

Start your day with the Vegan Breakfast or Vegan Breakfast Pot as the alternative to the classic options. Or why not make a resolution to go for something a little more...

Learn to cook and help save the planet!

Authored by Mary

Devon County Council is running a series of free six-week cookery courses to teach residents to cook a range of basic meals while covering the top tips that help reduce food waste at home.

Eight ‘DIY Dinner’ courses will take place in towns across the county during January and February in another example of the council’s commitment to help communities reduce food waste and carbon...

Devon pubs are giving away free drinks this January

Authored by Mary

Pubs across Devon are helping to cheer up the region this January by giving away free drinks.

Across the country, more than 1,000 pubs are giving us an excuse to visit our local in the New Year as part of a ‘Cheer Up January’ campaign.

Whether you fancy a pint, a gin and tonic, or if you’re doing Dry January, a non-alcoholic beer or soft drink, you can take up the offer in a...