Wood-fired Bacon Butties – Stansted Brunch is on fire

Gavin is cooking brunch from 9am – 12 noon over flames this weekend, using our OFYR with flames from seasoned ash providing a delicious smoky flavour. The flames cook food directly, or can heat up the metal plate so that you can use it as a giant griddle. We are … Read More

Sussex Food Shop of the Year Results

Our congratulations to Cowdray Farm Shop  for winning Sussex Food Shop of the Year at the Sussex Food and Drink Awards last night.  We were extremely proud to have reached the Grand Final, and we are determined to keeping building on what we have created at the Stansted Farm Shop and … Read More

Heritage Tomatoes & Padron Peppers

We are now getting our heritage tomatoes direct from The Tomato Stall on the Isle of Wight, with their huge variety of glorious, flavour packed heritage tomatoes in red, green and orange hues.  Not only that, but they also grow Padron Peppers, which you cook in olive oil until soft … Read More

Calf’s Liver Recipe

Calf’s liver is a true delicacy that is in danger of being well and truly forgotten.  It’s almost impossible to buy fresh calf’s liver in a supermarket, and I’ve no idea what happens to it all.  I presume that it is shipped to the continent where they still fully appreciate … Read More

Farmshop Seasonal Supper
Seasonal Supper – Asparagus, Roast Chicken, English Strawberries

Our Spring Seasonal Supper will celebrate the asparagus season, Creedy Carver Chickens and the arrival of the English Strawberry Year.  Our supper’s are held on one long communal table that runs the length of the farm shop, with a set menu (vegetarian option available).  Wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks … Read More

Asparagus Soup with Mint & Jersey Royals

This is a seriously delicious spring soup that can be enjoyed warm or cold, depending on what the British weather is getting up to on the day. You can prepare it in advance, and it uses the finest seasonal ingredients as the English vegetable season gets underway.  This method ensures … Read More

Portsmouth Distillery Rum
Rum, Gin and Cider Tasting

We are seriously looking forward to welcoming The Portsmouth Distillery Company, on Saturday for a tasting of their outstanding rums, gin and cider. For the team behind the Portsmouth Distillery Company, the principal driver for embarking on this project is rum.  However, they are passionate about the artisan spirit movement … Read More

Asparagus Season is here

The hot Easter weather has brought out the Asparagus – which is delivered to our door directly from Pete and Sophie’s farm near Rogate.  English asparagus is hard to beat, delicious raw, steamed, boiled or grilled (try it on the BBQ). It’s superb on it’s own, (a simple lunch with … Read More

Squires Heritage Baking
Easter Baking with Squires Heritage Baking Collection

Squires Heritage Baking Collection is a new addition to our shelves, but gives you an opportunity to take your baking to a new level.  They have a superb range of icing, meringue and ganache mixes using the highest quality ingredients.  They are based in Farnham and they have a huge … 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

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