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A new market for St Leonards?

Central St Leonards Town Team are currently consulting with local traders and residents to plan a new market for the town centre area. HOT journalist, Erica Smith, is also the new Chair of the Town Team and here she tells HOT readers about one of the plans to improve the St Leonards’ shopping experience.

Posted 20:02 Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 In: Food & Drink Tags: St Leonards Town Team

With a new vegan cake shop (1066 Cake Stand), vegan bed & breakfast (BayTree House), vegan brewery (Hastings Brewery), and now a vegan cafe (Moose’s Kitchen) soon to open, it looks like Hastings could be the place to visit for vegans looking for tasty treats, as well those who choose to cut down on meat, dairy and eggs for health, environmental, or other reasons.

Posted 14:55 Saturday, Jan 19, 2013 In: Food & Drink Tags: food Hastings St Leonards vegan
Nut roast and veggies. Photo by Anthony Blake

Have yourself a merry veggie Christmas

If you’re planning a vegetarian or vegan Christmas this year, or have veggie guests coming, these cooking tips from HOT reporter Maresa Bossano of Moose’s Kitchen will help you make a delicious Xmas feast.

Posted 18:25 Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 In: Food & Drink Tags: Christmas healthy nut roast tasty food vegan veggies
A scone with clotted cream and jam by Su-Lin Creative Commons Licence

Here today, scone tomorrow…

What can beat a fragrant, warm, fresh scone, thickly spread with butter and tangy jam? A scone to be eaten, of course, in a cosy, welcoming cafe with a good cuppa on the side. Stephanie Gaunt researches the not so humble Hastings Scone.

Posted 11:10 Thursday, Dec 6, 2012 In: Food & Drink Tags: Hastings scones St Leonards

Mouth-watering menu at seafood and wine festival

Posted 08:27 Saturday, Sep 15, 2012 In: Food & Drink
Knitted Runners from the Post Office Tea Rooms Olympic window display

See the Olympics and Paralympics for free at the Post Office Tearooms

HOT journalist Erica Smith professes no interest in the Olympics OR knitting, but when Philip Bray from the Post Office Tea Rooms told her about the knitted Olympics in the window, she was down like a shot to see more!

Posted 16:39 Sunday, Jul 29, 2012 In: Food & Drink Tags: knitted Olympics Paralympics Post Office Tea Rooms St Leonards


Posted 16:54 Thursday, Feb 2, 2012 In: Food & Drink Tags: hastings brewery real ale
Sally's cookbook

Sally’s second helpings

It’s out – just in time for Christmas. And the Little Hastings & Rye Fish Cookbook 2, at a mere £5, makes a useful and very reasonable gift, writes Nick Terdre.

Posted 15:03 Tuesday, Dec 13, 2011 In: Food & Drink
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