In this month’s blog, Michael Dart gets excited as the countdown to Christmas truly begins.
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.
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.
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.
A Brassica veg, Romanesque has a milder, sweeter, and nuttier flavor than both broccoli and cauliflower, lending itself to a wide range of dishes and flavour combinations... Try adding some red chilli flakes to this recipe for some extra zing!
Continuing to build new relationships with likeminded people who share our commitment to the cause of great food and drink.
The ultimate breakfast treat! This deliciously indulgent curd recipe uses Shute Fruit Elderflower Cordial, handmade by our friend Lori in Teingmouth using handpicked elderflower.