Condiment Company Condiments.

The Condiment Company is literally 500yds from the Stansted Estate and is run by our friends the Bakers on the Watergate Estate.  They make a wonderful assortment of condiments, from chutneys and pickles to mayonnaise and dressings, mainly for other brands.  However, they have their own lines and brand, having … Read More

Grocery Box

We have put together a weekly grocery box that can be ordered and delivered to local addresses. This box includes the following: 1 litre of milk 1 loaf of locally baked bread 200g butter 200g mature cheddar 2 chicken breasts 1 pack homemade sausages 6 free-range eggs 1 Bunch Rogate … Read More

New Season’s Purple Sprouting Broccoli

I’m so excited to see the new season’s Purple Sprouting Broccoli in the shop – fresh from Richard Foot’s Farm in Chidham.  I consider purple sprouting to be on a par with Asparagus, with superb flavour, and equally as versatile, and if you don’t believe me, then try this recipe … Read More

Salads of Substance: Dressed for the occasion.

As we head into the warm summer months, a substantial salad full of seasonal leaves, roasted veg, a bit of protein and topped with crunchy nuts or croutons is the perfect meal: full of flavour, colour and different textures, but without filling you to bursting on a hot day. You … Read More

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

Purple Sprouting Broccoli
Purple Sprouting Broccoli In Season

The first of the Purple Sprouting Broccoli (PSB) was picked this morning in Titchfield and is looking fantastic.  You can eat the whole stalk, it’s delicious, healthy, versatile to cook with and local, and at this time of year, the tender, delicious green leaves are such a treat as we … Read More

Guy Venables Local Food Map
Local Food Map

Local Food Map at Stansted Park Farm Shop Stansted Park Farm Shop has sourced hundreds of products from more than 92 Sussex and Hampshire producers, to ensure that you get the full taste of the incredible food and drink available from the South Downs and Coast. We have highlighted these … Read More

wood-fired pizza
Gavin’s Pizza Dough Recipe

It’s hard to believe that we have been making pizza dough for 6 years now, but in that time, we have been gently improving the proving, tweaking to make the perfect pizza dough recipe for our wood-fired ovens. Nothing compares to a really good pizza, but the trick is to … Read More

Margherita Pizza
Stansted Garden Show

It’s the Stansted Garden Show this weekend and we will be cooking pizzas, doing Big Green Egg demos and the shop will be fully stocked for a magnificent summer weekend.  There will be an incredible array of plant, design and art stalls and Gavin and the team will be producing … Read More

Supper Club
Seasonal Supper Club – June

June’s Seasonal Supper Club will start with an array of Coastal Canapés followed by BBQ Beef, Grilled Asparagus and New Potatoes for the main course. We can then tuck into the strawberries for pudding, with Gavin deciding how to present them closer to the time. Naturally every ingredient will be … Read More

Local Veg in Season

Following closely behind the Asparagus comes a lovely line up of locally grown veg which will build towards the summer.  We have a new veg supplier who is able to source more local produce at a better price, so come and have a look.  Some of the veg producers also … Read More

Hollandaise Sauce
Hollandaise Sauce: The Sussex Condiment Company

Our neighbours at Watergate have been making an incredible array of sauces, dressings and marinades at the Sussex Condiment Company for years.  Their mayonnaise and hollandaise sauces are the closest you can get to homemade, with the hollandaise sauce making the perfect accompaniement to the new season’s asparagus.  It’s also … Read More

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