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Gooseberry almond oat crumble-ft

Gooseberry almond oat crumble

Ah! Crumble. The classic summer dessert, it’s particularly fantastic made with gooseberries because the tart fruit off-sets the sweet crumble topping. In this twist on the classic recipe, Nigel Slater adds almonds to the crumble to give it a subtle lift, as well as oats for an extra bite. We served the warm crumble with award-winning Marybelle creme […]

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Farm shop staff

Join the team

We hire just a few seasonal staff to help on the farm during the peak season. Apply below if you’d like to be part of our team! We offer: up to 12 weeks part-time employment, from early June 2017 minimum / national living wage plus holiday pay (for hourly positions) flexible working hours all employees go […]

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2015 fruit season starts early June

Fruit season starts early June

We predict the 2017 fruit season will start in early June – only a couple  of weeks away! We expect the first strawberries and gooseberries will be ready to pick in the first week in June. The strawberries will ripen through the week, with picking getting easier throughout the week. Sign up for our email so you […]

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Gooseberry elderflower compote with semifreddo

Gooseberry and elderflower compote with zabaglione semifreddo

Another delicious recipe from our friends at The Mistley Thorn, this creamy zabaglione semifreddo offsets the tart and floral gooseberry and elderflower compote to make a perfectly balanced dessert. Semifreddo is Italian for semi-frozen dessert. It can be made in advance and makes an impressive dinner party dessert. Serves 6 to 8 people. Zabaglione semifreddo Whisk together […]

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Blackcurrant and lemon curd cake

Lemon curd and blackcurrant cake

This is a zingy and moist cake, the tart blackcurrants and sweet, creamy lemon curd complementing each other well. I’ve attempted this a couple of times now: the first time, I mistakenly poured all the lemon juice into the mixture instead of reserving it for the drizzle. It wasn’t a complete disaster as it was […]

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