New ideas for a new year

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New ideas to revitalise the group’s activities in 2018 were called for after another successful year but one which saw a slight downturn. At a brief annual general meeting held at the Saracen’s Head near Erpingham in January, acting chairman … Continued

Burns Night supper cancelled

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Slow Food Aylsham and Cittaslow Aylsham regret that the Burns Night Supper planned for Saturday 27 January, has had to be cancelled. If you have already bought tickets, we will be in touch soon to arrange a refund. Over the … Continued

Food bank recipe for success

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Kitchen-friendly recipe booklets produced by Slow Food Aylsham to help people using food banks attracted national interest in 2016 and were among the highlights of the group’s activities over the year. Produced and tested by members together with local chef … Continued

‘Smoothie Bikes’ to brunch

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This year’s Aylsham Food Festival proved a great hit with youngsters who got on their bikes to make fruit smoothies and learned how to make rock cakes. Quite a few adults were tempted too as the festival offered a wide … Continued

Pasture is life

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The Aylsham Show has been at the heart of Norfolk’s agricultural and social calendar for more than 70 years, so a fitting place to promote the principles of slow food. The theme for our stand at the traditional one-day show … Continued

So you think you know about food?

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  What is your favourite British food? Fish and chips, of course, perhaps the Sunday roast and the mighty full English breakfast.   Here in Norfolk, we can provide all the ingredients for the top 10 most popular dishes including … Continued

Moving on to pastures new

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Pastures have been important to Aylsham for hundreds of years – the town was the centre of the medieval wool trade, through the ports that once did a thriving business along the Norfolk coast trading with Europe. Our churches, like … Continued