Category Archive: Food

Feb 16

Simnel Cake Recipe

Makes: 1 x 20 cm round cake Equipment: 20 cm round, deep, loose-bottom cake tin This Simnel cake goes down a treat in the lead up to Easter. Apart from upgrading many of the ingredients for better health, our twist is the addition of goji berries and a few of our favourite spices. The use …

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Feb 15

Multiseed Sourdough Recipe

Makes 1 loaf Equipment round proving basket DF, V+ This is the most popular loaf at the bakery. It has a devoted following among regular customers – one family buys ten at a time for their freezer! – and the most frequent first loaf for new customers. It’s also popular with the restaurants we sell …

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Feb 14

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Viña Real Wines.

The look of love is in the air and we think Valentines is the perfect reason to wind down with a delicious dinner paired with a superb wine. Whether you’re sharing the day with a loved one, celebrating Galantines or just spending the evening enjoying your own company, Viña Real wine will not disappoint. Now …

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Feb 08

Melissa’s Life-Changing Carrot and Olive Oil Cake

Makes 1 x 23cm round cake Equipment 23cm round, deep, loose-bottom cake tin Sorry for the melodramatic title of this cake but to be honest it was life-changing for me, so please just go with it. It’s the complex play of the spices that really brings this cake to life. Cloves, cardamom and cinnamon combine …

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Dec 28

Spaghetti with Parma Ham and Roasted Garlic

I love garlic, I adore garlic, I cook with absolutely loads of garlic. I could actually employ a full-time garlic peeler, knee deep in discarded garlic husks. A manager I worked with regularly joked I could not cook a dish without garlic, cream and alcohol, including the desserts. BUT I LOATH BURNT GARLIC. I jump …

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Dec 21

Cocktail Ideas: Missy Flynn’s 2017 Round Up

In our final instalment of Cocktail Ideas before the big day, we’ve got some inspiration from cocktail expert and mixologist Missy Flynn. This week the cocktails featured are a step away from being quintessentially Christmas but a round up of the biggest food and drink trends of 2017 in a glass. Inspired by foraging, veganism …

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Dec 12

Christmas Gifts: Sweet Treats

Sweet treats are always great stocking fillers at Christmas as well as something naughty to have on the table at Christmas time. We’ve selected our favourite festive sweet treats that’s bound to bring joy to anyone this Winter. Mr Stanley’s Confectionary. We were most impressed with their traditional and elegant packaging. Mr Stanley’s confectionary pays …

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Dec 10

Cocktail Ideas : Tanqueray Edition

Every weekend until Christmas we will be offering you up some lovely cocktail ideas which you can use to celebrate the occasion or to create your very own cocktail guide with to use all year round. This week we were sent some exciting Tanqueray cocktails created by presenter Miquita Oliver. We think you will love …

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