Opening hours Announcement:

Please take note that from Monday the 23rd of November will be open 7 days a week up until the end of December. We will publish our Christmas trading hours shortly. However please be aware that on the Monday 4th January will be closing once again and reverting back to trading six days a week.Continue reading “Opening hours Announcement:”

Mrs Farmer’s delicious and easy fruit cake

Put in a large saucepan: – 100g-150g chopped dates (can buy in a packet or deseed and chop whole dates) – 500g mixed vine fruits – 100g chopped peel (if not in mixed fruit, or extra if you like) – 2 rounded tsp ground mixed spice – 1 rounded tsp ground cinnamon – 150g-200g butterContinue reading “Mrs Farmer’s delicious and easy fruit cake”

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 
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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”