Want to hear something crazy? To call a drink ‘cider’, it has to contain just 35% apple juice. This juice doesn’t have to be from cider apple varieties and can even be from concentrate. Could you imagine drinking a wine made from 35% grape concentrate amongst other jargon? No, us neither. In 1890, J.M Trowbridge of New York proclaimed ‘good cider is a much greater rarity than good wine’ and the same is true today.
As we enter Autumn, our brilliant farm team are busy picking pumpkins fresh from our fields each morning. One of our favourite dishes to make at this time of year is a hearty pumpkin pie and you can' t beat this amazing recipe from our friends at THE PIG!
We're celebrating those time honoured producers who go the extra mile to give us something a little special!
As the nights begin to get dark and cold, there is nothing better than slow cooking. This recipe for delcious slow cooked, tender pork belly drizzled in a delicious honey and soy glaze is a must try.
In a guest blog, our good friend and soon to be resident cider maker Barny Butterfield of Sandford Orchards gives a war cry to cider lovers everywhere.
This recipe, by our amazing chef Paul Mac, is a must try! Full of rich Asian inspired flavours, along with a real taste of Devon from our Master Butchers' Ruby Red sirloin steak.
As the evenings begin to draw in and get colder, there is nothing more comforting than a rich and creamy risotto. Created using Campanini Arborio rice, a rice renowned for its big grains which remain perfectly al dente in the centre, and the incredible Cravero Parmigiano Reggiano, this recipe is truly indulgent.