Alston Wholefoods, in the centre of the town, is a general grocer and delicatessen, which prides itself upon offering a wide range of local, regional, organic, fairtrade and special dietary foods. It is renowned especially for its stock of cheeses. Established in 1998, it is a workers' co-operative.
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Nettles are rich in vitamin C and iron and are plentiful at this time of year. Any recipe using spinach can be made by replacing with nettles.
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Simnel cake is traditionally eaten at Easter. It is a light fruit cake with the added bonus of a layer of cooked marzipan in the middle that gives it a
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@AlstonWholefood What a wonderful store! You make it easy and delicious to shop local.
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Sunday Times, 2017