Category Archives: August – Articles

Baking Classics

My Top Ten (Great British) Baking Classics Read on

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Plums, Damsons and Gages

August and September are the months for plums and their relations which have been significant both in our culinary history and countryside landscape. Read on

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Bilberries

Have we just become “too posh to pick” or is the wonderful flavour of bilberries something that most people, including foragers, have yet to discover? Read on

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Fancy being a Cherry Grower?

It has been another great year for British Cherries and heartening to see a farming sector on the up. Whilst this year’s season is now over it is the time to order trees for planting in the New Year. Read on

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What next for Artisan British Cheese?

New research shows how raw milk can make both tastier and safer cheese. Read on

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Herb of the Month – Basil

For those committed to eating seasonal and local food, August marks that point in the year when we stand the best chance of eating foods more suited to warmer climes. The herb for these foods is Basil. Read on

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Why do the French make the best butter?

A third of the UK’s butter is imported. Are we missing an opportunity to get a better price for our milk? Read on

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A Taste of Britain-on Sea

Personally speaking, good food is essential to a good holiday. Finding places in the UK where you can eat good British food is no easy task. Taking a step further, to get a real sense of place, is even harder… my own experience has been that this is easier by the sea than anywhere else in the UK. Read on

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Make hay whilst the sun shines

In this article Suzanne asks how relevant the seasonal glut is to most people today and explains its significance in making good food affordable to all. Read on

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