Winner announcement – Hamper box competition

Farmer’s Farm Shop are proud to announce Sandra Corby as this month’s winner of our fabulous hamper box, full to the brim with fresh fruit and vegetables. A very worthy winner indeed! We thank Sandra for her continued support and hope she enjoys her goodies! We would also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who tookContinue reading “Winner announcement – Hamper box competition”

Spring Time on the Farm

It has been a busy month on the farm. We have seen the last of our apples taken from storage into the farmshop and watched the season start a new. Our pruning has been completed, fields cleared and orchards mowed amongst stunning plum blossom and field daisies. Our young apple orchards are doing well and our valley facing slopesContinue reading “Spring Time on the Farm”

New range of Flowers and Plants

To compliment the flowers from our glasshouse we will now also be stocking a small range of quality seasonal plants. We have popular varieties of bedding plants, shrubs and flowers. Including some unusual Rhododendrons, Azelias and flowering Camellias which look beautiful in the early morning sunshine. The Cyclamens have proved really popular already as weContinue reading “New range of Flowers and Plants”

Hello from our team!

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce our team here at Farmer’s Farm Shop. Starting from left to right, we have Chris Smith; Karen Delaney, who has been with us for over 8 years; Manager Dave Farmer; new recuit Jilly Alexander; Karen Cole who is our longest serving member; Dranna Jones and KerryContinue reading “Hello from our team!”

Torta verde – Ligurian pie with zucchini

Ingredients For the dough 300 g flour (10,6 oz) extra virgin olive oil 2 tblsps 1cup warm water,  pinch of salt  For the filling 700 grams zucchini (which is roughly 4 medium courgettes) cut into narrow strips (24,7 oz) 50 grams Parmesan cheese (1,8 oz) 1 onion 1 egg 125 grams of ricotta (4,4 oz) 90Continue reading “Torta verde – Ligurian pie with zucchini”

Homemade Ricotta 

Prep: 10 min Inactive: 23 min Cook: 10 min Yield: about 473 ml Level: Easy Ingredients 960ml whole milk 473 ml heavy cream 1 teaspoon kosher salt 3 tablespoons good white wine vinegar Add Checked Items To Grocery List Directions Set a large sieve over a deep bowl. Dampen 2 layers of cheesecloth with water and lineContinue reading “Homemade Ricotta 

A simple Globe Artichoke recipe

Due to popular demand, our regular customer Marlene Harrison has kindly shared her simple recipe for cooking artichokes. Steam the artichokes for about 15 minutes (stab them to see if they are cooked) it should be easy for the knife to go through. Then it’s time to work on a sauce. You will need 2 teaspoonContinue reading “A simple Globe Artichoke recipe”