Seasonal Flowers & Bouquets from The Green Room

We are thrilled to have some beautiful seasonal daffodils and tulips alongside some truly wonderful bouquets in the shop at the moment.  They come from Victoria who is starting up a new venture – The Green Room in Rowlands Castle.  So if you want to light up your home with … Read More

Goat or Mutton, Tagine or Curry?

We will have both goat and mutton arriving on Friday – and we also have a superb range of curry and tagine sauces so that you can order with your diced meat.  It makes life a lot easier: simply add the sauce and let the slow cooker do the rest.  … Read More

Much Ado about Mutton

Much Ado About Mutton Mutton is tastier than lamb, but is more often regarded as a specialist meat that is fashionable in restaurants, but not kitchens. However, for centuries it was more popular than lamb and mutton chops were served at the last lunch on the Titanic (so don’t get … Read More

Hampshire Salami

We are very excited to be stocking the award-winning Hampshire Salami that has just arrived in the deli counter – we are trying out their Nduja and classic Hampshire Farmhouse salami to begin with, but they have a great variety available.  The farmhouse salami is packed with flavour, with a … Read More

Venison Recipe + Steaks & Sausage Rolls, Diced & Pied

We have venison in all it’s forms this week, with roast haunch, steaks, loin, mince and of course diced for casseroles available from the butchery, while the deli counter is stocked with venison pies and sausage rolls (topped with fresh rosemary and coriander seeds). If you are thinking of celebrating … Read More

Why we should be eating wild venison.

Wild Venison The venison season is in full flow and there are several reasons why you should be sitting down to enjoy a meal or two of this delicious wild game. With historically high populations of both fallow and roe deer across the South Downs, as well as increasing numbers … Read More

Seville Orange & Almond Cake Recipe

Seville oranges are in season at the moment, ideal for making marmalade.  However, you can use the strong bitter flavours in other ways including this truly excellent Persian cake that uses Seville Oranges and ground almonds.  The result is a sticky, nutty cake with the mature citrus flavours coming through. … Read More

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Burns Night Haggis, Neeps, Tatties & Cheese

In celebration of Burns Night on Friday 25th January we will have a range of freshly made Haggis, 3 superb Scottish Cheeses and of course plenty of Neeps and Tatties available in the shop. Our haggis have been raised to the highest welfare standards, roaming free across the Highlands of … Read More

Inspired, Healthy, Winter Veg Recipes

We want to inspire you this week with winter veg that is often regarded as a bit dull, but with a couple of simple recipes, can be elevated to seriously tasty, and which are healthy, fresh and in season. Our Cauliflower, kale and savoy cabbage are locally grown in Chidham … Read More

How to Cook your Turkey

Preparation – For Whole Birds and Crowns As soon as possible after collecting your Golden Turkey®, remove all packaging and store in a cool place, preferably at the bottom of your fridge. • Where applicable, remove the giblets and keep separately in a cool place. • Remove the turkey from the fridge 2 … Read More

The Farm Shop Christmas Feast

I’m well aware that everyone has their own traditions and favourites when it comes to Christmas, but if I had my way with all the produce in the shop, this is what I would plumb for.  Bear in mind that you are cooking for friends and family, that you want … Read More

Mad About Seafood

We have some outstanding new seafood meals in the freezer at the moment.  They are delicious, made in West Sussex from sustainable fish stocks and come in compostable packaging. We currently have the following available: Salmon Wellington – £5.99 –  a succulent and delicious top quality Scottish Farmed Salmon in a … Read More

Quickes Cheddar Truckle

A mature Quickes Cheddar Truckle is a wonderful thing to have over Christmas – cloth bound, inviting a dig as you pass by, this is a serious piece of cheese. It’s described as a complex creamy cheddar that offers outstanding depth of flavour. An exquisitely distinctive taste which develops as … Read More

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