Smoked Trout
Christmas Taster Night – This Thursday from 5pm

Our Christmas Taster Night is looking good – with Gavin cooking a glorious Sandridge Gammon and a Walters turkey that he will carve for you to taste on the night. We will have mulled wine, gorgeous G&T’s from Chichester Harbour Gin and the finest English Sparkling from Ashling Park. As … Read More

Ribs of Beef – Special Offer & Yorkshire Pud recipe

Our grass fed, aged Aberdeen Angus ribs of beef are on Special this week, reduced from £20 to £15.99/kg. There is excellent marbling to ensure a succulent, tender and delicious Sunday Roast. You could take advantage of the price and order your ribs this week and freeze them down for … Read More

Christmas Taster Evening

Our Christmas Taster Evening is a celebration of seasonal food, with canapés, mulled wine and cider and lots of delicious tasters to sample. Gavin will be offering turkey and freshly cooked, homemade glazed ham canapés, chipolatas and mince pies and it’s a chance to taste some of our great local … Read More

apple muffin
Gavin’s Cinnamon Apple Muffins Recipe

Cinnamon Apple Muffins Recipe Total Time 35 minutes Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 30 minutes Ingredients 250g plain flour + 2 teaspoons for coating apples 11⁄2 teaspoons baking powder 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon + 1/2 teaspoon for coating apples 250g diced apples 125gunsalted butter, room temperature … Read More

Gouda Goats Cheese
Hampshire Goats Cheese: Beau Farm

On Wednesday Darren from Beau Farm popped into the shop to see if we know about his goats cheese and whether we were interested. I’m happy to say that their range of goats cheese is superb, with a brie, ash log and gouda that are all delicious, different are now … Read More

Silly Moo Cider
Silly Moo Cider

Farmer Andrew & his daughter Rachel have been busy this month as they complete the apple picking and pressing for next year’s batch of Silly Moo Cider. Based in Cowfold, Trenchmore Farm harvests traditional cider apples from its 1600 trees, which are pressed into juice. This is blended with juice … Read More

Tunworth Cheese
Tunworth wins Best Soft Cheese at British Cheese Awards

We were not surprised to hear that the mighty Tunworth Cheese made by Hampshire Cheese won the Best Soft Cheese at the British Cheese Awards yesterday. We have long championed Tunworth as a truly world-beating cheese, made near Basingstoke in Hampshire, and described by Raymond Blanc as “the best camembert … Read More

Halloween Pumpkins
Half Term Fun, Halloween Pumpkins & Thanksgiving Turkeys

We have a load of Halloween Pumpkins delivered directly from Charlie Foot’s farm in Chidham, ready for half-term Halloween. They are available from £2 each. We will be kicking off half term with an apple day at the farm shop – with cider tasting from the excellent Meon Valley Cider, … Read More

Breakfast bun
This Week’s Menu Highlights

Well, our breakfast bun is going to take some beating – a homemade sausage patty, Sandridge Farmhouse Streaky Bacon and Petworth Free Range Egg all nestling in a brioche bun. The soup – mixed Wayside organic squash, homemade pies and a delicious Serrano ham salad – we also have all … Read More

wet walnuts
Wet Walnuts

Wet Walnuts are a true seasonal specialty – they describe walnuts that have just fallen off the tree – the kernel inside has not yet dried, but is soft, a bit juicy and with a milder, more delicate flavour. They are also local, unlike the dried supermarket varieties that are … Read More

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