Horsham Gingerbread & Biscuits

Founded by Lesley Ward in 2013 the Horsham Gingerbread Bakehouse produces distinctively delicious gingerbreads and gluten-free biscuits. The town of Horsham in West Sussex was once famous for its gingerbread production. It was the notion of reviving this fame and her vast collection of historic, handwritten recipes that inspired Lesley … Read More

Chard & Comté Tart (or pizza)

If you grow chard in the garden, it’s suddenly got to that stage when you need some chard inspiration, as it appears to be shooting up everywhere.  It’s such a spectacular-looking leaf, so you can enjoy it’s beauty as much as it’s taste.  This recipe combines the earthy flavours and … Read More

Dexter Beef from Forestside

The Dexter beef from Lodge Farm in Forestside is now available, having aged for over 3 weeks.  It is beautifully marbled, tender and is the Dexter dark red. This beef couldn’t have been sourced more locally, as the farm sits alongside the Stansted Forest. Dexter is a relatively small heritage … Read More

King Richard III Wensleydale Cheese

Most Wensleydale is mass-produced, but we’ve sourced a lovely cloth-bound Wensleydale called King Richard III and made by  Andy Ridley from Fortmayne Dairy is one of the few artisan Wensleydale cheesemakers left. This cheese is zesty, fresh and slightly crumbly, similar to farmhouse cheeses that would have been made for … Read More

Pigs in Zen: A visit to Scott’s Free Range Pork Farm

Sarah’s visit to Scott Free Range Nestled on the edge of the South Downs National Park in Storrington is Scott Free Range Pork Farm, where I recently got to spend a day mucking in and getting to know our suppliers. I arrived early to be greeted by Richard, the owner, … Read More

Figs in Gin

Fruit and booze are inextricably linked, with the surplus of one leading to the production of the other, as sugar-laden fruit drops from the tree and rots into alcohol. No doubt this is how early man first learnt to party!  Now we have civilized ourselves by one step, taking the … Read More

Sweetcorn, Chilli and Lime Recipe

Sweetcorn season is in full swing. Topping grilled cobs with chilli and lime gives a great contrast to the sweetness of the corn, while the grilling adds a bit more bite to the texture. Try our simple recipe for big flavour: 2 fresh corn on the cob 2 tablespoons of … Read More

Lamb Merguez with Plum Salsa

Seasonal fruit is always a challenge: you wait all year for it and then all of a sudden you have a glut and wonder how many ways you can enjoy it.  Eat them fresh, then when you are sated, preserve what you can, with jams, jellies, chutneys and competes, preserve … Read More

The New Farm Shop is 4 Years Old today

We’ve been in the new farm shop for 4 years now… hard to believe, and with our fair share of ups and downs, but overall, we are still supporting many of our great local producers and have you to thank for being wonderful customers and supporters. A huge thank you … Read More

Corn on the Cob

There is something so satisfying about grasping a fresh, warm, buttery corn on the cob in both hands and taking a bite. The kernels pop in your mouth as butter runs down your chin; it’s a late-summer treat that is messy, sweet, and glorious, and at 65p each, should be … Read More

Venison Salad with Blackberry Dressing

Venison is back in season and blackberries are back in the hedgerows, but the last of the summer sunshine makes this an ideal BBQ dish if you want to cook outside.  You could also use elderberries, but if you don’t have time to forage, then you can substitute either with … Read More

Gincoming! Southsea Spirit’s Tropical Gin

We’re very excited to be stocking Corner 53’s latest concoction – Southsea Spirit Tropical Gin. Bursting with flavours of juniper, fresh orange, caramelised pineapple and a touch of coconut – Corner 53 have created a gin that captures the vibrant and energetic culture of their seaside home. Produced by award-winning … Read More

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