What to buy a son on a significant birthday?

Published June 22, 2017

I don’t know how I produced this food obsessed child. Or perhaps I do… I’ve been involved with food in one form or another most of my life. I’ve been involved with farming some pretty amazing pigs called Eldon Wild Blues (pigs). My role, taking the meat and selling the fresh pork or adding value […]

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What are nasturtium and how do you use them?


In Latin nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus) literally means “nose twist”. While most edible flowers have a subtle flavor, nasturtiums knock your socks off with their peppery, mustard and slight sweet taste. Plus, it’s not just the flowers and buds that are packed with a zippy flavour; the young leaves are tender and edible as well. Flowers […]

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i-Chef Industry Leader Shaun Hill wins Lifetime Achievement Award at National Restaurant Awards 2017

Published June 14, 2017

As well as his restaurant The Walnut Tree winning the Best Restaurant in Wales award, Chef-Patron Shaun Hill has been presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s National Restaurant Awards. The awards are designed to showcase “the breadth of diverse gastronomy across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland” and were determined by 180 […]

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