Organic Fruit and Veg Boxes

You can order some great value locally sourced organic veg, and organic fruit and veg boxes from Wayside Organics near Chichester.  You can either order direct, or order through us and pick up from the Farm Shop. They are far better value than the bigger veg box schemes, and you … Read More

Spice Island Chilli Goulash

Goulash is a slow-cooked dish of meat and vegetables seasoned with paprika and other spices originating in Hungary. Spice Island Chilli Co’s Ghost Pepper & Garlic chilli sauce is made with smoked paprika, roasted red peppers and garlic, making it the ideal way to add devilishly flavoursome levels of saucery … Read More

Venison & Chestnut Mushroom Pie Recipe

Vicky makes all her own pies from scratch for our deli counter, using local, seasonal ingredients.  This recipe uses Stansted wild venison, chestnut mushrooms, wine and herbs, giving a rich gravy that’s very satisfying. Venison Pie – Serves 4 Ingredients: 750g Diced Venison 2 red onions, finely chopped 2 garlic … Read More

Love your Leeks

We have fresh leeks from Foots Farm in Chidham currently in season, and it’s one of those veggies that is so tasty, it can be the main ingredient. The Romans considered the leek a superior vegetable and Emperor Nero got through so many he gained the nickname Porophagus (leek eater) … Read More

A Bone to Pick

We are gently losing the habit of cooking with bones, as the supermarket pre-packed meats of dubious origin mean that many people don’t know how to cook, carve or serve meat with a bone in, and are put off.  But the benefits of bones are indisputable. With whole carcass butchery, … Read More

Gourmet Cooking Sauces – ideal for the Slow Cooker

It’s time to spice up your curries, tagines, and stews with this amazing range of gourmet cooking sauces from Seasoned Pioneers.  We used to stock these sauces a while ago, but the wholesaler stopped using them, so we have now gone direct to the producer.  The selection is different from … Read More

Baked Tunworth Cheese

Tunworth is one the UK’s finest cheeses, having won Supreme Champion twice at the British Cheese Awards alongside numerous other awards. This camembert-style Hampshire cheese should be on every cheese board, but it can also be gently baked, until it melts into a soft, oozing pot, which you can sink … Read More

Happy Stew Year

January: Cold, dark, and wet, but at least we have stew – a dish celebrated worldwide for months such as these.  With the slow cooker out, we have the perfect options for a remarkable stew, with meat or vegetarian and a variety of flavours and textures. If you are cooking … Read More

Gingerbread House Kit

Bake your own delicious gingerbread house and gingerbread biscuits from scratch, with this Gingerbread House baking kit. Including all the dry ingredients you need to make the gingerbread, templates to cut the house pieces from, icing mix, piping bag and candy to decorate. It’s a perfect way to keep young … Read More

Christmas Cheeses

Tom has a selection of over 75 different cheeses to choose from this Christmas at our Cheese Counter, with a wonderful selection of local, national and international cheeses to keep the keenest addict happy.  We are very fortunate to be surrounded by superb cheese makers, many of which have won … Read More

Crumbs Brewing Exceptional Beer

We have some new brews, with some great gift packs from Crumbs Brewing company. 44% of bread made in the UK never gets eaten. That’s such a shocking waste it inspired husband and wife team Morgan & Elaine to turn their back on corporate life and do something about it! … Read More

Capreolus – Dorset Charcuterie

We have a lovely selection of Dorset charcuterie from Capreolus at the deli counter, with samples to taste if you are interested (while stocks last). They use locally sourced free-range meat from traditional breeds to get a fabulous range of air-dried or smoked meats, chorizo and salami.  They all come … Read More

Keep it Clean! – Hampshire Soap

These soaps from the Hampshire Soap company are absolutely lovely.  Made by Debra, she sent some samples a few weeks ago and I’ve been keeping extra clean ever since. The packaging is great, the smell is superb and they feel incredibly luxurious.  This is because of the natural ingredients, finest … Read More

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