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Home to award winning chocolatier, distiller, bakers, butchers, fish mongers, ice cream makers and an 880 year old food market.  In Saffron Walden there really is a food for everyone! The products  are not just sold here but in many cases are made here, in town, every day.


The  shops and cafes are celebrated for their truly personal touch with many business owners meeting and greeting customers.  From locally roasted coffee, to hand made scones, pasta and waffles, there is a tasting sensation awaiting all food explorers!

Often cited  as a beautiful market town with picturesque buildings, Saffron Walden has a fabulous museum, many mazes and notable visitors including Oliver Cromwell and Samuel Pepys.

All this is true and Saffron Walden Food Tours explore the town's long association with the world's most expensive spice.  A culinary journey that celebrates the food and retailing history behind the many buildings, food businesses, and award winning market that still operate here today!

I am an experienced former food buyer for Selfridges Food Halls.  I designed the food experience for day visitors at tourism venues such as  Blenheim Palace and the Royal Botanical Gardens in Edinburgh.


I love great food, especially when combined with fabulous service and am always curious about the people behind the menus and products.


Creating Hello Food Tours  has been the perfect way to showcase the many local food heroes and food businesses that I buy from, work with, and am lucky enough to have on my doorstep!

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