Blogs filed under “Suffolk”

Photos from our visit to Elveden

Looking back through our photos from this summer, I noticed that we’d taken quite a few when we stopped off at the Elveden Estate on our way back from Norfolk in May. A bit delayed, but here they are, along with some shots of their rather handsome cockerel, let’s call him Jim.

Samphire’s in season (and it’s delicious!)

Sometimes there are things we’ve been keen to try for a long time, but for whatever reason have never¬†managed to find at the right time. Samphire is a perfect example. A couple of weeks ago I was close to Suffolk Food Hall (@suffolkfoodhall), so it seemed rude not to drop in and do a little […]

Out and about in Autumn

It’s been a busy few weeks and somehow we’ve found ourselves in November. Between us both coming down with colds and a hectic time at work we’ve managed to get out and about to enjoy what Autumn has to offer in East Essex and South East Suffolk. I thought I’d share few of the highlights. […]

How many ways can you smoke a herring?

A smoked herring is a kipper. A kipper is a smelly, oily fish, eaten by old people for breakfast. Right? Well no, there’s a lot more to it than that! As recent converts to kippers for breakfast I was inspired to learn more about how they’re produced. It hasn’t taken long to uncover that different […]

Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival

This year’s Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival seemed like far too good an opportunity to miss, in fact it spurred us on to get the blog launched! It’s not every day you get so many great producers from Suffolk and surrounds in one place for the weekend.

Snape Maltings

Snape Maltings sits in a beautiful location on the banks of the River Alde. It’s most famous as a concert hall, and home of the Aldeburgh Festival, founded by Benjamin Britten. These days there’s a lot more there, and it’s still growing. There is a variety of shops and galleries, a cafe and restaurant, a […]

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