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THE HISTORY AND RECIPE OF THE COLCHESTER BISCUIT

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 Was Colchester the home of one of Britain’s most iconic biscuits? ‘Well yes I think it was’ says Don Quinn historian and Director of Colchester’s Food and Drink Festival. The Colchester Priory Biscuit was created by two local bakers whose names have sadly disappeared over time. The original recipe probably dates back to when sugar […]

The king of sausages in Colchester

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Sadly Gellers butchers is now gone. The good news is that John Allen’s butchers is still producing one of the best sausages in the UK. They bought the recipe from the now deceased Leeds Butchers. This succulent traditional banger is now Allens premium sausage. Try them out! If you know a better one let me […]

300 cakes will be hurled on Sunday 6th!

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The revived medieval tradition of cake hurling will see 300 Colchester Buns hurled from the Mayors balcony this Sunday. The tradition was revived some seven years ago and is a hugely popular event with Colcestrians and visitors alike. The Colchester Bun is a recipe which is ancient in origins and also special to Colchester. This […]

Free stalls to charities

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Our Colchester High Street Christmas Fair on December 6th has a couple of free spaces left for charities. If you want to promote your charity or sell something to raise funds we always give free spaces on our Fair. If you want one you will have to be very quick. Go to the Traders page […]

Cake Hurling a Colchester Christmas tradition.

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The traditional Cake Hurling will take place again this year from the Town Hall Balcony, Sunday December 6th.  The Mayor will start the Hurl at 11am. The cakes are a traditional Colchester recipe. “the recipe is a secret but one of its ingredients is saffron which was grown locally” said down Quinn food historian and […]

Loads of lovely food and drink.

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The Colchester High Street Christmas Fair this year has oodles of lovely food and drink. Enjoy a stroll on Colchester’s famous and historic High Street (Did you know Boadicea charged down the very same road?). Well there will be no traffic for you to worry about on the Fair. Lots of fairground rides. Stalls selling […]

 
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THE HISTORY AND RECIPE OF THE COLCHESTER BISCUIT

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 Was Colchester the home of one of Britain’s most iconic biscuits? ‘Well yes I think it was’ says Don Quinn historian and Director of Colchester’s Food and Drink Festival. The Colchester Priory Biscuit was created by two local bakers whose names have sadly disappeared over time. The original recipe probably dates back to when sugar […]

The king of sausages in Colchester

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Sadly Gellers butchers is now gone. The good news is that John Allen’s butchers is still producing one of the best sausages in the UK. They bought the recipe from the now deceased Leeds Butchers. This succulent traditional banger is now Allens premium sausage. Try them out! If you know a better one let me […]

300 cakes will be hurled on Sunday 6th!

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The revived medieval tradition of cake hurling will see 300 Colchester Buns hurled from the Mayors balcony this Sunday. The tradition was revived some seven years ago and is a hugely popular event with Colcestrians and visitors alike. The Colchester Bun is a recipe which is ancient in origins and also special to Colchester. This […]

Free stalls to charities

Posted · Add Comment

Our Colchester High Street Christmas Fair on December 6th has a couple of free spaces left for charities. If you want to promote your charity or sell something to raise funds we always give free spaces on our Fair. If you want one you will have to be very quick. Go to the Traders page […]

Cake Hurling a Colchester Christmas tradition.

Posted · Add Comment

The traditional Cake Hurling will take place again this year from the Town Hall Balcony, Sunday December 6th.  The Mayor will start the Hurl at 11am. The cakes are a traditional Colchester recipe. “the recipe is a secret but one of its ingredients is saffron which was grown locally” said down Quinn food historian and […]

Loads of lovely food and drink.

Posted · Add Comment

The Colchester High Street Christmas Fair this year has oodles of lovely food and drink. Enjoy a stroll on Colchester’s famous and historic High Street (Did you know Boadicea charged down the very same road?). Well there will be no traffic for you to worry about on the Fair. Lots of fairground rides. Stalls selling […]

 
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