Top tips for the perfect Christmas Turkey

With everything that’s happened this year, chances are you won’t be indulging in the Christmas that you’re used to but however you are celebrating this year, whether you’re cooking dinner for the first time or changing up your menu, we’re here with some top tips for getting the perfect turkey for your Christmas dinner. Ok, […]

Christmas wine suggestions from Morrish and Banham

If you’re starting to gather together your food and drink for Christmas Day and are wondering what on earth to serve with dinner, Caroline from Morrish and Banham has you covered with these tasty tipples, perfect for Christmas! On Christmas morning,  what better way of an aperitif than a glass of Dorset Fizz or indeed […]

Jam Roly poly

This classic dessert is a must-have in the colder months and this version is super easy! This version is suitable for vegetarians and vegans as it uses vegetable suet which can be found in most stores. If you prefer you can use traditional beef suet – the measurements are the same! You could also amend […]

Potato and onion soup

This is the season for warming soups, so why not whip up a batch for lunches or to proceed a lovely, hearty meal. Grab your locally grown veg from farm shops around the county. You can even adapt this to make it vegan if you like by using a milk alternative and vegetable stock. You […]

Dorset Hot Nduja & Barber’s Vintage Reserve Cheddar toasties with pear and honey

Who doesn’t love a cheese toastie? Make it even better with this recipe from Capreolus Fine Food’s Dorset Hot Nduja salami. Ingredients Capreolus Dorset Hot Nduja Salami (approx one inch of spreadable nduja (adjust according to your liking for heat) Barber’s 1833 Vintage Reserve Cheddar Cheese Ripe pear peeled and sliced Some honey Sourdough bread Butter […]

Capreolus’ Duck Confit Cottage Pie

Capreolus’ Duck Confit recently won 2 stars at the Great Taste Awards 2020, so why not give it a try in this cottage pie recipe from the team who created it? This cottage pie is a winter warmer and goes amazingly with some Dorset produced cheese! What you will need: 2 packs of Capreolus duck […]

Black Friday Flash Sale – 20% off award winning English Charcuterie

Capreolus Fine Foods are offering 20% off all their award winning English Charcuterie for Black Friday. Our English award winning charcuterie is made slowly by us in West Dorset using local meats and traditional techniques. Most of our products have a naturally long shelf life of 50 – 90 days, making them ideal for Christmas […]

Langham Wine Estate is the IWSC Sparkling Wine Producer of the Year 2020!

It’s official – English Sparking wine has beaten top Champagne brands in this years’ International Wine & Spirits Competition. We are absolutely delighted to announce that our single estate vineyard, from the heart of Dorset, England, has just won one of the most prestigious awards a producer can win – the IWSC Sparkling Wine Producer […]

Taste of the West Champions announced

The overall winners of this year’s Taste of the West Product Awards, title sponsored by financial experts Old Mill, were announced last week and 25 champion awards were awarded to food and drink producers from across the South West – in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. In Dorset, Clipper Teas’ Peppermint tea bags […]

Dorset Food and Drink team up with Food from England

A powerful new group has been formed to give England’s food and drink industry a strong collective voice in the wake of Covid-19 and Brexit, with Dorset Food and Drink being one of the organisations involved. Food from England has been created from more than 30 regional groups which represent over 43,000 businesses. It will […]