Monthly Archives: March 2010


From now on we’ll be bringing you regular updates on the Abergavenny Food Festival’s various activities. As this year’s programme unfolds we’ll be able to give you the latest on who’s coming to our main event (Sat 18 & Sun … Continue reading

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Puglia – Italy comes to the Abergavenny Food Festival

This year’s Abergavenny Food Festival will have an Italian flavour thanks to a partnership with “Divin Gusto” Puglia Food & Wine Festival. This festival, which takes place in Ceglie Messapica (in the province of Brindisi) on 24 and 25 July … Continue reading


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First Festival Patron

We are delighted to announce that Franco Taruschio OBE, Abergavenny’s own legendary chef, has accepted an invitation to become the Festival’s first Patron. Franco, together with his wife, Ann, has been active member of the Festival Board for most of … Continue reading

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In Brief

Chocolatier Paul A Young – who gave a tutored tasting at last year’s festival – has won the prestigious ‘Best Chocolate Book in the World’ award for his first cookbook ‘Adventures with Chocolate’ at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards recently … Continue reading

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Recipe of the month – featuring Penny Lewis of The Culinary Cottage

The Culinary Cottage (near Abergavenny) is a haven for food lovers and offers a selection of residential and one day cookery courses, catering for students of all abilities. VENISON STEAKS with BLUEBERRY SAUCE 4 Venison Striploin Steaks Extra Virgin Olive … Continue reading

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