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Debbie Rodman is the editor of the what's on supplement Culture, which appears in all five print titles and also across Suffolk News.

The undeniable queen of summertime is the strawberry, says 1921’s Zack Deakins, and gives us a royally luscious recipe to try

28 May 2022
The undeniable queen of summertime is the strawberry, says 1921’s Zack Deakins, and gives us a royally luscious recipe to try

The undeniable queen of summertime is the strawberry, says 1921’s Zack Deakins, and gives us a royally luscious recipe to try

28 May 2022

Strawberry feels forever


It’s a time of change, says 1921’s Zack Deakins, as he welcomes the seasonal produce becoming available, offering a colourful palette of inspiration

30 April 2022
It’s a time of change, says 1921’s Zack Deakins, as he welcomes the seasonal produce becoming available, offering a colourful palette of inspiration

It’s a time of change, says 1921’s Zack Deakins, as he welcomes the seasonal produce becoming available, offering a colourful palette of inspiration

30 April 2022

‘It’s bright, it’s fresh, it’s electrifying’


The kebab that says it's summer, according to Gastrono-me's Gemma Simmonite

29 April 2022
The kebab that says it's summer, according to Gastrono-me's Gemma Simmonite

The kebab that says it's summer, according to Gastrono-me's Gemma Simmonite

29 April 2022

Her love affair with ‘the ubiquitous salty, rubbery cheese’ halloumi as a child led to this vegetable and halloumi kebab


WanderSups creator Hannah Gregory makes the most of this season's wild garlic

22 April 2022
WanderSups creator Hannah Gregory makes the most of this season's wild garlic

WanderSups creator Hannah Gregory makes the most of this season's wild garlic

22 April 2022

And here's a scrumptious taco recipe too try


The London Coffee Festival had it all

15 April 2022
The London Coffee Festival had it all

The London Coffee Festival had it all

15 April 2022

But it's the people that make great coffee, says Lauren Small


How the Ukraine war turned a breakfast dish into a symbol of courage for restaurant owner

04 April 2022
How the Ukraine war turned a breakfast dish into a symbol of courage for restaurant owner

How the Ukraine war turned a breakfast dish into a symbol of courage for restaurant owner

04 April 2022

A restaurant owner discusses how a breakfast dish will carry memories of strength and courage as she reflects on the impact of the war in Ukraine.


Head chef at The Northgate invites you to go wild over early spring ingredients

18 March 2022
Head chef at The Northgate invites you to go wild over early spring ingredients

Head chef at The Northgate invites you to go wild over early spring ingredients

18 March 2022

Spring has sprung and while we may have to wait a little longer to enjoy a bounty of fresh vegetables there are some we can have now.


Hannah Gregory combines flavours from Mexico and Italy to create what she describes as ‘a fusion of love’

25 February 2022
Hannah Gregory combines flavours from Mexico and Italy to create what she describes as ‘a fusion of love’

Hannah Gregory combines flavours from Mexico and Italy to create what she describes as ‘a fusion of love’

25 February 2022

Creating an 'absolute flavour bomb'


Beef tartare may not be to everyone’s taste admits The Northgate’s Greig Young, but can he change your mind?

18 February 2022
Beef tartare may not be to everyone’s taste admits The Northgate’s Greig Young, but can he change your mind?

Beef tartare may not be to everyone’s taste admits The Northgate’s Greig Young, but can he change your mind?

18 February 2022

A flavourful recipe and praise for young chefs


Tours of the National Stud return in time for half term

13 February 2022
Tours of the National Stud return in time for half term

Tours of the National Stud return in time for half term

13 February 2022

Adults and children alike will enjoy a tour to hear about the history of the stud and the work that goes into producing future champions.


Some timely advice on how we can help birds survive winter

12 February 2022
Some timely advice on how we can help birds survive winter

Some timely advice on how we can help birds survive winter

12 February 2022

Choosing the right food and feeders for our feathered friends


Folk singer Peggy Seeger brings tour to Haverhill Arts Centre

05 February 2022
Folk singer Peggy Seeger brings tour to Haverhill Arts Centre

Folk singer Peggy Seeger brings tour to Haverhill Arts Centre

05 February 2022

Peggy, 86. has performed since she was 17 and talks to Peter Mann about her life


Growing up in a Jewish household, chicken soup cured everything, says Hannah Gregory as she shares her memories and a recipe

29 January 2022
Growing up in a Jewish household, chicken soup cured everything, says Hannah Gregory as she shares her memories and a recipe

Growing up in a Jewish household, chicken soup cured everything, says Hannah Gregory as she shares her memories and a recipe

29 January 2022

The healing broth recipe is the one everyone wants


Love snowdrops? Here are 11 places you can catch these spring delights

22 January 2022
Love snowdrops? Here are 11 places you can catch these spring delights

Love snowdrops? Here are 11 places you can catch these spring delights

22 January 2022

Get out and about to enjoy spring and nature's bounty


Coffee and biscuits anyone? Butterworth and Son's Izzy Glen shares a delicious brownie recipe that combines the two

25 December 2021
Coffee and biscuits anyone? Butterworth and Son's Izzy Glen shares a delicious brownie recipe that combines the two

Coffee and biscuits anyone? Butterworth and Son's Izzy Glen shares a delicious brownie recipe that combines the two

25 December 2021

Transport yourself to Biscoff mocha heaven


From his early fascination with wildlife while growing up on the Isle of Mull to working with arctic wolves, travelling the Amazon in a boat and being chased by tigers, filmmaker Gordon Buchanan has tales to tell. . . as well as high hopes for the future

25 December 2021
From his early fascination with wildlife while growing up on the Isle of Mull to working with arctic wolves, travelling the Amazon in a boat and being chased by tigers, filmmaker Gordon Buchanan has tales to tell. . . as well as high hopes for the future

From his early fascination with wildlife while growing up on the Isle of Mull to working with arctic wolves, travelling the Amazon in a boat and being chased by tigers, filmmaker Gordon Buchanan has tales to tell. . . as well as high hopes for the future

25 December 2021

‘I’ve been chased by bears, tigers and elephants, but not all at the same time’


In his final column for 2021, The Northgate’s Greig Young pays homage to his kitchen hero Meg and shares a secret with us

25 December 2021
In his final column for 2021, The Northgate’s Greig Young pays homage to his kitchen hero Meg and shares a secret with us

In his final column for 2021, The Northgate’s Greig Young pays homage to his kitchen hero Meg and shares a secret with us

25 December 2021

A simple recipe that brings back fond memories


From bean to cup, Butterworth & Son's Izzy Glen walks us through the process that ultimately delivers great taste

01 October 2021
From bean to cup, Butterworth & Son's Izzy Glen walks us through the process that ultimately delivers great taste

From bean to cup, Butterworth & Son's Izzy Glen walks us through the process that ultimately delivers great taste

01 October 2021

The life of a humble coffee bean


Culture: Introducing. . . Owen Calvert-Lyons, Artistic Director at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

30 January 2021
Culture: Introducing. . . Owen Calvert-Lyons, Artistic Director at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

Culture: Introducing. . . Owen Calvert-Lyons, Artistic Director at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

30 January 2021

Introducing. . . Owen Calvert-Lyons, Artistic Director at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds


Culture: Generally a fan of January when he can look at everything afresh at 1921, chef patron Zack Deakins is holding on to that energy for whenever he can open his doors to diners again

09 January 2021
Culture: Generally a fan of January when he can look at everything afresh at 1921, chef patron Zack Deakins is holding on to that energy for whenever he can open his doors to diners again

Culture: Generally a fan of January when he can look at everything afresh at 1921, chef patron Zack Deakins is holding on to that energy for whenever he can open his doors to diners again

09 January 2021

Frustrated by lockdown and not being able to make the most of his favourite seasonal ingredients, Zack's dreaming of springtime