Easter Treats

Alongside a glorious range of Easter Eggs, truffles and chocolate bars, we also have some more unusual Easter Treats, such as Sussex Simnel Cake and a beautiful  Italian Easter cake is called Colomba (which means dove in English). Colomba is very similar to panettone, made using real butter, eggs, milk, … Read More

Herdwick Mutton

We had the opportunity to get some Herdwick Mutton in this week.  Herdwick sheep have grazed around Borrowdale in the Lake District for over 1000 years, and are uniquely acclimatised to the Cumbrian Fells.  The meat has been hung for two weeks and provides a gamey, full flavour that reflects … Read More

Thinking of Stew

Stews, Casseroles, Hot Pots, Tagines – they combine delicious ingredients, hearty flavours, comforting depths with simple one-pot cooking and that precious commodity: time.  With a little bit of forward planning, you can create a meal for a large group of people for not much money, a small amount of preparation … Read More

Easter Lamb Recipe

With the glorious Easter weather this year, I am suggesting that you get your BBQ ready for an Easter feast, although it’s easy to replicate this recipe in a conventional oven, just without the smoky flavour. Our lamb usually comes from Midhurst, but we have got some Spring Lamb and … 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

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