Stout and apple bread | World Apple Day recipes

As World Apple Day is taking place on 21st October and we all know how much Dorset apples are loved around the UK, we thought we’d put together a series of recipes all featuring the humble apple. Make sure to keep up to date on our latest recipes here. This is an easy bread to […]

Mustard pork and apples | World Apple Day recipes

As World Apple Day is taking place on 21st October and we all know how much Dorset apples are loved around the UK, we thought we’d put together a series of recipes all featuring the humble apple. Make sure to keep up to date on our latest recipes here. This is a wonderful, warming meal […]

Juniper and apple braised red cabbage | World Apple Day recipes

As World Apple Day is taking place on 21st October and we all know how much Dorset apples are loved around the UK, we thought we’d put together a series of recipes all featuring the humble apple. Make sure to keep up to date on our latest recipes here. It might be a bit early […]

Tangle Foot Toad in the Hole with Ale Gravy

As we start heading into Autumn proper, we will all be looking for more comfort food, something warming and hearty so why not give this Toad in the Hole made with real Dorset ingredients? Ingredients: For the toad in the Hole 8 rashers of streaky bacon 8 Lincolnshire sausages 3 tbsp olive oil 3 medium […]

Autumnal tomato chutney

There are a whole host of wonderful chutney producers across Dorset but if you want to try your hand at making your own, why not give this autumnal tomato chutney a go? Unlike traditional tomato chutney recipes, this one isn’t overly sweet and you can use up a couple of those ingredients you have had […]

Dorset Apple Traybake

It’s September which means it is finally apple season and what could be better at this time of year than a slice or two of Dorset apple cake? If you fancy whipping up one of these traditional Dorset classics, why not take a look at this spin on it by turning it into a tray […]

Sticky Cranborne Poacher’s Chicken Wings from Badger Ales

Ingredients:  2 tbsp olive oil 6 rashers of smoked streaky bacon, cut into lardons 2 medium onions, roughly chopped 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 1/2 tsp smoked paprika 200ml Badger Cranborne Poachers 200g tomato ketchup 1 tbsp dark brown soft sugar 50g treacle 1 tbsp red wine vinegar 1 1/2 […]

The ultimate BBQ dessert

When it comes to BBQs, we know it is all about the burgers and sausages, but what about afters? Why not indulge your sweet tooth and dine alfresco with this gooey, chocolatey treat? Ingredients 200g chocolate 2bsp full fat milk 350g mini marshmallows Put a real Dorset twist on it by buying your chocolate from […]

Chicken Arrabbiata

This summer, have a taste of the Med without leaving Dorset with this easy recipe with fresh, seasonal veg, succulent chicken and spices. Ingredients 1tbsp oil 4 chicken legs 1 red onion 1 red pepper 1 heaped tsp chilli flakes 2 large garlic cloves 200ml white wine 2x 400g cans cherry tomatoes 3 oregano springs […]

What is in season in August?

As July turns into August and we get the start of the warmer weather, colourful vegetables start to make an appearance ready for the harvest time in September. You’ll find lots of different, succulent veg perfect for summer dinners, BBQs and salads and meat and fish idea for a light lunch. First off we have […]