Our virtual mailbag has been overflowing with fabulous entries to our Autumn recipe competition. Clearly you all love the flavours of Autumn as much as we do. We have thoroughly enjoyed cooking, baking and of course eating all your wonderful recipe submissions! Thank you to everyone who got involved. We are thrilled to announce that the winning recipe is Chris Hunt’s Pear, Fig […]
November is full of fabulous foodie events especially with the start of the run up to Christmas. To all you avid foodies here are some dates for your November diary. Get out there and enjoy what this next month has to offer! Events The New Forest Food and Drink Festival Week 31 Oct-6 Nov. New Forest This […]
The recipe is so quick and easy to make, it is packed with the good stuff and is perfect for making the night before. My 5-year-old must ask for this meal 2-3 times a week!
In September we were lucky enough to be invited to attend the Leiths School of Food and Wine 40th Anniversary Celebration at Bush Hall in London’s West End. When we arrived at the venue preparation for the evening was in full swing. We’d arrived before the rest of the guests so that we could drop […]
Pesto is so simple and quick to make fresh and you can substitute so many of the ingredients to suit what you have in your cupboards. Here are various versions I have made this month finally settling on the Spinach and Basil Pesto.
This soup, based on a recipe in the Rebar Modern Food Cookbook called the Thai Dragon Bowl, is great because it’s simple and very versatile. I’ve made it so many times with different variations so I’d recommend experimenting with the ingredients to suit your fancy or what you have to hand.
If you’re looking for playful dessert ideas this Easter, I would definitely recommend this one. It’s super easy because there is no baking and you could definitely get the kids involved, from crushing the biscuits for the base to adding the decorations! Happy Easter!
If you’ve ever had good BBQ or smoked meat, you know there is nothing else like it. In 2012 my husband and I along with some of our friends travelled to Texas for our close friend’s wedding and the people, the heat and most of all the food did not disappoint. When in Texas, one […]
On the edge of the drive at my parent’s house is a Victoria Plum tree. Normally inconspicuous, this year we were forced to negotiate our way past the low hanging branches which were heavy with a bumper crop. The plums were harvested and distributed to the interested parties. It is the first time that I have […]
As you may already know, we have worked with the Milestone for nearly a year now. They have helped us evaluate our products and have provided valuable feedback as well as shared some of their tasty recipes. Being invited to attend one of their cooking courses was an exciting opportunity to see another side to The Milestone. […]