Monthly Archives: August 2010

My Darling Ovine

Kim Waters, recently appointed Sheep Executive of the Abergavenny Food Festival chauffeurs Ewe to Euston. Clementine has been gracing the rafters of Abergavenny’s Market Hall since last September. Now she’s off to fresh pastures. Kim’s career with news agency Reuters … Continue reading

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Australia’s Hottest Culinary Export

It is Bill’s easy-going approach to cooking that is an essential factor in his enduring popularity. “I would never queue for anything in my life – except a table at bills.” Jill Dupleix, The Times Born in Melbourne, Bill moved … Continue reading

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Manna From Devon at The Castle

Get fired up about bread-making! Children visiting the Food Festival can get their first taste of bread-making thanks to the experts at the Manna From Devon Cookery School. They will be offering a rolling programme of hands-on bread-making workshops with … Continue reading

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Where Food and Literature Meet

Calling all lovers of food-writing. This year’s festival has lots for you. Fire and Knives Book Club – Discuss famous food books and writers in a ‘book-group’ environment. Each group is hosted by an established food writer who will kick … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Month – Steve Bennett of Llansantffraed Court

Llansantffraed Court has two red rosettes from the AA. Check out their website for the full dining experience. Here’s a recipe from Head Chef Steve Bennett. Proprietor Mike Morgan will be co-hosting  Great Welsh Restaurant Taster dems in St Michael’s … Continue reading

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Bees Buzz to Festival

The Arts Alive Market Hall decorations are a focal point of the Abergavenny Food Festival and each year the new theme is eagerly awaited. Last year’s sheep decorations have now been put out to pasture and there’s a real buzz … Continue reading

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A Marriage made in Heaven? by Martin Orbach

FIRST ENCOUNTER A marriage made in heaven? The Abergavenny Food Festival and Divingusto take their first tentative steps towards a long term relationship. There’s no doubt we both fancy each other. Giovanni Marangi came to Abergavenny for last September’s festival. … Continue reading

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