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Archive for November 9th, 2012

More Good Food From Our Area

We are seeing more small businesses in our area producing quality food and drink.
At last night’s Shopping Evening at Downhall School, you could find Fen’s beer from Rawreth, Schucks preserves and chutneys from Hockley, and also Love.Cake from Rawreth.
We’ve never mentioned Love.Cake before – they make exquisite cupcakes. Look out for them! The ones in the picture are chocolate & honeycomb, and strawberry and cream. (apologies for the slight fuzziness of the picture; it was taken last night;  only one cake survived until daylight.)

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