Monthly Archives: September 2012

Bloggers’ Breakfast at Festival

Do you blog about food or drink? Do you enjoy a good breakfast? If yes, then come along to our Bloggers’ Chat Room on Sunday morning. Hosted by food blogger Kavey Favelle and Rude Health, the chat room provides an … Continue reading

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Game on for Abergavenny’s biggest art installation

The Abergavenny Food Festival’s annual market hall decorations  are eagerly anticipated and give real pleasure to thousands of people – visitors and locals alike – for a whole year. Bettina Reeves and Susan McComb  and the Arts Alive team are … Continue reading

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Rude Health Rants at Festival

Every year some of the brightest and most passionate stars of the food world take to the Rude Health Rants stage at the Castle.  They’re fearsome, feisty, and in some cases downright controversial. Forget the US presidential election. All shades … Continue reading

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Brindisa’s cured, soft and torta cheeses

Brindisa Spanish Foods have two stalls at Abergavenny. One of them is a cheese stall, sampling and selling a selection of Spain’s cured, soft and Torta cheeses, many if which remain largely unknown outside Spain. Three Spanish cheeses that you … Continue reading

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Primo Grill at Abergavenny

Check out the Primo Grill Stage at the festival to find out how to make the tastiest outdoor food. National BBQ champion Andy Annat will be putting top chefs through their paces as they tackle everything from baking to black … Continue reading

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CIEH – get savvy with sugar and salt

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health interactive stand at the Festival They’ve got some detective work lined up for you and your family. We all know that eating too much salt and sugar can be bad for us. We need … Continue reading

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Williams GB Gin to be launched at Festival

Williams GB Gin – be first off the block to sample this new product …. Chase Distillery is pleased to announce the launch of their latest spirit – ‘Williams GB Gin’. Following on from the success of Williams Chase Gin … Continue reading

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Carmina – a superb mix of jazz, folk and Celtic crossover music

Carmina is appearing as part of the Festival Fringe at Part-y-Seal House, Grosmont nr Abergavenny, Saturday 15 September 2012 Tel: 01981 240814 http://www.partyseal.co.uk Buffet and Bar from 7.00pm. Music from 7.45pm. Cost: £17.50 in advance, £20.00 on the door.   … Continue reading

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“21st Century Visionary” architect Carolyn Steel at Festival

It sometimes takes an outsider to spot something that is missed by those who are much closer to the subject says Martin Orbach, Festival Director … Although hundreds of thousands of words have been written analysing what’s wrong with our … Continue reading

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Sally Butcher’s Lemon, Herb and Cucumber Jelly Salad

Lemon, Herb and Cucumber Jelly Salad as a side dish for 4 Is it possible to cook facetiously? This recipe was born out of facetiousness, at any rate. A gastronomic riposte. Middle Easterners love jelly, and at one stage my … Continue reading

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