Vegetable tagine

This time of year, there are some incredible vegetables in season, so why not enjoy a meat-free main course and enjoy this spicy and warming veggie dish. You can get all the ingredients for this at local farm shops and delis. Ingredients: 30ml vegetable oil 300g onions 2 garlic cloves 1/2sp chilli powder 2 tsp […]

Vegan Christmas pudding

If you saw our Stir up Sunday post, you’ll already have an idea of how to make a Christmas pudding, but if you are catering for vegans or someone with a food allergy, here’s a free from version for you Ingredients: 150g dates 50ml orange juice 50ml brandy 150g dried fruit 50g treacle 50g glace […]

Turkey and pork pies

Who doesn’t love a pork pie at Christmas? If you’re a fan of the humble pork pie, why not give this festive version a go. Plus, it’s a way of using up any left over turkey! Ingredients: For the filling 250g pork 100g sausage meat 125g turkey 25g dried cranberries 25g smoked bacon 5g dried […]

Hannukah doughnuts

Hannukah starts on 10th December this year, so if you fancy trying some holiday treats give this doughnut recipe a go. One of the features of Hannukah is using oil to cook your food, so its also a great excuse to stock up on oil from Dorset suppliers! Ingredients: 1 tbsp yeast 4tbsp caster sugar […]

Latkes

While many of us are gearing up to Christmas, there are some preparing for Hanukkah which falls on 10th December this year. If you’re on the hunt for something easy and different to make, why not have a go at creating some latkes – a traditional Hanukkah appetiser? Ingredients Kosher salt 2 large eggs 1kg […]

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 […]

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 […]

Stir Up Sunday – 22nd November 2020

If you’re someone who is well versed in the making of Christmas Pudding, you’ll already be aware of Stir Up Sunday, but if not, here is a brief run down of why this day is so important. Traditionally, Stir Up Sunday is the day when families get together to prepare the Christmas Pudding something that […]

Murgh Kari (Chicken Curry)

Diwali falls on 14th November this year and is the perfect excuse to celebrate the incredible flavours of Indian food. Whether you’re celebrating the day itself or just want something a bit different to add to your weekly meals, we’ve put together a series of incredible Indian recipes. Ingredients: 900g boneless chicken meat 2 tsp […]

Two Samosas for the price of one!

Diwali falls on 14th November this year and is the perfect excuse to celebrate the incredible flavours of Indian food. Whether you’re celebrating the day itself or just want something a bit different to add to your weekly meals, we’ve put together a series of incredible Indian recipes. Samosas make a great side dish to […]