The South Downs Food Festival

I’m thrilled to announce that we are launching the inaugural South Downs Food Festival at Stansted Park on the 14th & 15th.September this year.  The festival will celebrate the finest South Downs produce, with lots of wonderful food and drinks producers, chef demos, BBQ, Sushi, tastings, talks, live music, Tea on … Read More

Summer Tarts & Picnic Cheese

We have some spectacular summer tarts available in the deli this weekend, made with fresh Westlands Strawberries, local rhubarb or apple, they are light, delicate and indulgent.  They are £2.50 each and were handmade this morning by Vicky’s husband, Alexander.  They go alongside our brownies, florentines and flapjacks, pies, quiche … Read More

Local Drinks Producers

A few months ago, Hill Farm Juice wrote a letter to say that they are no longer able to stay in business.  The price of apples has not risen in the 23 years that they have been in business, while the price of electricity, glass, packaging, distribution and labour has … Read More

Dexter Beef from Westerlands Farm

We have some beautiful aged Dexter Beef that has been hanging for 3 weeks and is now tender and delicious.  The Dexter comes from Westerlands Farm near Petworth, that are now farming regeneratively while enhancing the farm’s biodiversity.  Regenerative farming works to improve soil health by increasing soil organic matter … Read More

Vicky’s Bean Salad

Vicky has put together a delicious, filling and healthy bean salad that is available to buy in pots alongside her sausage rolls, pies and quiche. Made with a mix of organic White beans, Red Kidney Beans, Butter Beans and Chickpeas, she has then added grated carrot, baby spinach, chopped red … Read More

Spring Cheese Board

We’ve put together a Spring Cheese Board with a selection of cheeses that make you think of wildflower meadows, with fresh, zingy flavours and lovely colours. This board has 5 different cheese with their own Spring Story: Sussex Floral: This cows milk cheese is dressed in edible organic marigold and … Read More

Muntjac Venison Chops

Lee has prepared some Muntjac chops this week, using the best cut of the best wild venison on the bone.  Muntjac are the smallest and tastiest of Stansted’s resident deer and although the loin and fillet are absolutely delicious, they are too small to do much with.  Cooking them on … Read More

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