Richard Young


Richard Young is editor of Hertfordshire Life magazine

Richard Young is editor of Hertfordshire Life magazine

Latest articles from Richard Young

Creating wonders with plants: delicious vegan deserts

To mark World Vegan Month, we spoke to Herts-based award-winning pastry chef, Danielle Maupertuis, who is on a mission to make vegan desserts as fabulous as their classic alternatives and discover delicious new recipes too

Raised by a zoo

With a new CBBC series following their work, the three brothers who grew up at and now help run Paradise Wildlife Park, describe their remarkable lives at the Broxbourne zoo

13 ways into Hertfordshire's amazing past

Discover the secrets of dozens of fascinating heritage sites in Herts, many not usually open to the public, for free this month as part of Heritage Open Days. We've picked our favourites but find all the locations in Herts and across the UK, and how to book, at

6 hot stories from Herts food and drink scene

Tewin Bury cookery school launch Tewin Bury Farm and Hotel near Welwyn Garden City is adding to its foodie facilities with a cookery school offering daily classes covering subjects from bread and pasta making to street food and brunch. Chef Lee Maycock, founder of the garden kitchen at Foxholes Farm outside Hertford, is behind the venture. Attendees will be able to sample their creations at a special tasting table or on an outside deck area by the river Mimram.