Pannage Pork 2018

This year the pannage season has been fairly short, despite huge amounts of acorns in some areas of the New Forest. Richard has had his pigs (rare breed Middle White / Landcross) out on the acorns fattening nicely. They’ve enjoyed the relatively mild weather this autumn and have been hoovering … Read More

Pheasant Eggs – Recipes

We have some pheasant eggs in this week – a great seasonal delicacy, the yolks are comparatively larger than a hen’s egg, deep yellow with a glorious, rich flavour.  You can treat them like gull’s eggs for a treat, or simply as you would hen’s eggs for breakfast. Gavin will … Read More

Pannage Pork

Pannage Pork is pork that has fed off the woodland floor of the New Forest.  It comes from Richard’s farm on the edge of the forest and the pigs trot out from their barn every morning to graze in the forest on whatever takes their fancy.  Their favourite are acorns … Read More

Wild Wood Pigeon

One of our local farmers, Trevor, shoots pigeon whenever he has the time. Unfortunately for the farmers, but luckily for you, Trevor is not harvesting wheat due to the atrocious weather. Instead he has been sitting, well hidden, shooting pigeon that has been fattening on the wheat, early blackberries and … Read More

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