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Pick your own at 2m distance

Visiting the farm during the pandemic

There are changes to how the farm operates this year, to ensure we keep our staff and customers safe during this pandemic, as well as enjoying some lovely fruit! The fields have just opened for pick your own fruit. Space is limited in these few days; fruit will get easier to pick as the season […]

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Strawberries ripening

Summer fruit season 2020

The strawberries are ripening with all this lovely weather, and will be ready by the end of the month.  Strawberries and gooseberries will be ready at the end of May. Raspberries, red and blackcurrants, and dessert gooseberries, will be ready at the end of June.A few broad beans will be ready in early June; a larger crop later in the month. Keep and eye on […]

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Raspberry, cardamom and almond cake recipe

Raspberry, cardamom and almond cake

Even the children were impressed by this unusual summer cake! The cardamom is distinctive without overwhelming the lovely summer flavours of raspberries and almonds. I admit, I took a couple of shortcuts here. All hail to the master bakers who grind up their almonds and seed their own cardamom pods. I’m afraid I considered this […]

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Strawberry bakewell tart recipe

Strawberry bakewell tart

Nadiya Hussain freshens up the traditional bakewell tart by adding fresh strawberries, with this light and delicious strawberry tart.

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Raspberry tiramisu

Raspberry tiramisu

This variation on the Italian classic makes a light, summer dessert, great for summer BBQs and parties. Omitting the traditional coffee makes it less rich than the usual tiramisu, but the alcohol ensures it’s still very much a grown up dessert. The sprinkling of chocolate flake isn’t essential – but definitely worth it. We found […]

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Broad bean and pancetta risotto recipe

Broad bean and pancetta risotto

Broad beans and pancetta make a great combination, and the summer beans lighten the risotto. Don’t be put off by this slightly anaemic photo – this risotto is packed with flavour! The pungent yet creamy broad beans pair beautifully with the salty bites of pancetta. To give the dish a little more colour, garnish with […]

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