Locally made Wooden Boards & Products

We have a fantastic selection of beautiful oak chopping boards, egg racks, wooden trays, and organisers that have been crafted by Peter Leslie in Liphook using sustainably produced wood that has been grown near Petersfield.  They make superb gifts and look beautiful in the house.  We have had one of … Read More

Quince Charming

One of our lovely customers has brought in a large box of quince which was keenly bartered for.  They are particularly large and shapely (with a couple of naughty quinces lobbed in, much like the Royal Family). They are still firm, but will ripen over the next few weeks, and … Read More

Cobnut Oil and Walnut Oil

We have two locally produced and outstanding nut oils available at the moment, Cobnut oil and Walnut oil – both made from 100% cold-pressed nuts that are grown in Kent. The cold-pressed Cobnut Oil won Supreme Champion (the best product out of 6,000 entrants) a few years ago and has … Read More

Nuts about Autumn

We have just taken delivery of some glorious Kentish Cobnuts, both in and out of the husk.  Those in the husk are fresh, tender and moist, but will dry out over the next few weeks into the classic hazelnut kernel.  We also have Hampshire walnuts from St Clair’s estate, and … Read More

Apple Meringue Pie Recipe

Apple Meringue Pie was a special treat when I was growing up.  It’s a sweeter version of a standard apple pie, so might be best for young families, but it looks incredible and is great for celebrating the English apple season. Recipe for apple meringue pie: Ingredients: For the Pie … Read More

Big Green Egg Rotisserie

Big Green Egg now has a superb rotisserie attachment to spit roast your ingredients over the coals. The rotisserie gives you enough room to set up sides and sauces under the spit to absorb the juices from the meat above. It’s perfect for Sunday Lunch rotisserie chicken, leg of lamb … Read More

Sparkling Tea & Wild Botanical Drinks

We have some delicious new non-alcoholic drinks in this week, including Sparkling Tea and some outstanding wild botanical drinks that we have enjoyed tasting and can highly recommend. Real’s Sparkling Tea, Royal Flush, is made using first flush Darjeeling, the Queen of Tea, fermented to produce a non-alcoholic Sparkling which … Read More

Venison Burgers – Go Wild

The venison season has started, and with this Indian summer, it’s a great time to enjoy venison burgers, especially if you haven’t eaten venison in a while.  The venison is from wild fallow deer that roam freely across Stansted Estate and the South Downs, and we all need to eat … Read More

Apple Day

Join us in the Farm Shop courtyard for a celebration of our local apples.  We will be joined by Blackmoor Orchards who will be bringing their selection of locally grown apple & pear varieties, alongside their Gospel Green Cyder, apple juice, perry and cider.  We will also have a selection … Read More

Barnsley Chops with Minted Pea Mash

We have plenty of Hampshire Lamb available, with Barnsley Chops being a particularly good cut.  The Barnsley Chop is a double chop that comes from the saddle of lamb.  As a result it is tender, but full-flavoured with the benefit of being cooked on the bone.  Essentially it is the … Read More

Berried Treasure – Blackberry & Elderberry Picking

This year you can find some of the plumpest, juiciest blackberries I’ve ever seen in the hedgerows.  The combination of sunshine and rain has at least been appreciated by the berries, at the expense of the British holidaymakers. Now is the time to take advantage of this berried treasure, with … Read More

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