The Glorious Twelfth signals start of grouse season

The Glorious Twelfth signals start of grouse season

For those who are lovers of game the day is almost here – the ‘Glorious Twelfth’ signals the start of the grouse season on the 12th August. Perhaps some would say the date is not a cause for jubilation, well not for the grouse anyway. It also clearly...
Kitchen Scents

Kitchen Scents

It is now July and the air is buzzing with the sound of bees bobbing about on the lavender. The sun is releasing the wonderful soothing scent which makes the garden a lovely place to relax. Even when the lavender has finally finished flowering it can still be enjoyed...
British strawberries – a taste of summer

British strawberries – a taste of summer

Summer has truly arrived when British strawberries are ripe and ready for picking. Although they are now available all year round, with foreign countries suppling our needs, you really can’t beat the fruit from our own soil. Reserving them as a seasonal treat makes...
British asparagus season is here!

British asparagus season is here!

The wonderful thing about eating seasonally is that it really makes an occasion out of consuming the best produce. The British asparagus season is finally upon us starting on 23rd April running for a short couple of months.  We’ve enjoyed the building...

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