Somerset has some must try local foods and drinks, some of which are listed below. All of which can be found easily..
Somerset Cider – made with the finest apples grown in the county of Somerset, which is at the very core of the English cider. . Steeped in history, heritage and magic, there is nothing like a full juice, tannic pint of cold Somerset cider.
Somerset Cider Brandy and Burrow Hill Company – has a history of cider making for around 150 years. With some of the largest orchards in the west, growing more than 40 varieties of vintage cider apples. Some of the Somerset Cider Brandy has been aged for 20 years
Ogleshield - is a gentle yet complex cheese, with a sweet and milky aroma and warm, savoury flavour reminiscent of chicken broth. The texture beneath the pungent pink rind is soft and pliant, and it melts beautifully.
Whortleberry Jam – the West Country name for the wild blueberries found across Exmoor and Dartmoor. The berries make a sweet, flavoursome jam, which will to jazz up your morning slice of toast or with scones and clotted cream.
Hullabaloos Lemonade - is simply made of filtered water, fresh lemons, a small amount of sugar and real fruit. There’s nothing artificial here and the result is a refreshing, tasty soft drink with five flavours to choose from.
Porlock Bay Oysters – are some of the finest Pacific oysters are being grown in England. Harvested for the first time in 100 years in 2016, a community-led project hopes that the humble Porlock Oyster will once again become the sought after delicacy it once was.
Barbers 1833 Vintage Reserve Cheddar - their signature cheese, the 1833 Vintage Reserve Cheddar, is matured for 24 months to reach its full potential which gives the cheese a slightly crunchy texture with a distinctly smooth and creamy flavour. Best served with crackers and red onion chutney.
Somerset Apple Cake – great served warm with ice cream or dusted with icing, makes a great addition to morning coffee. Made from the abundance of apples grown in the county.