Blog

Be inspired by our members in these blog posts, written by our volunteer bloggers John Grindle, Lucy Marks and the occasional guest blogger. You’ll also find competitions here, for the chance to win a selection of prizes from a range of your favourite Dorset food and drink producers.

Gingernut’s Free From Goodies

From an early age Steph Lowe learnt how to bake from her Mother and after leaving school she enrolled on the Chef Sch… more

Chilled Tomato Soup – In Season with The Pig on the Beach

The Pig on the Beach prides itself on its kitchen garden, supplying simple British produce for their restaurant. &nbs… more

Dorset’s Answer To Herbs and Essences

I get to meet a lot of passionate people developing their food businesses across Dorset, no more than Yordan and Just… more

Raise a Glass with Morrish & Banham

In the autumn of 2015 Morrish & Banham wine merchant and tasting room opened its doors in Brewery Square Dorchest… more

Purbeck Ice Cream turns 30

30 years ago Peter and Hazel Hartle ran a 60 Friesian dairy herd on 126 acres directly opposite the historic remains … more

Clucking In The Piddle Valley

I’m really enjoying going out to meet the Members of Dorset Food & Drink; they are usually small family busines… more

WIN 1 of 20 bottles of From Dorset With Love’s Dorsetshire Sauce

*THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED* After the success of our first competition, we are offering subscribers to our Newsl… more

WIN a Black Cow Vodka Distillery Experience & Lunch for Two

*THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED* To celebrate the launch of our new website, we are offering subscribers to our Newsl… more

A Real Cure For Dorset

The Real Cure charcuterie was formed in 2013 by James Smart & Lucy Hagan, it was a one room, one fridge experimen… more

A Great Dorset Bakery

The Wobbly Cottage bakery is named after the wobbly walls of Richard and Danielle Wright’s 200-year-old cottage. Ri… more

Hello, Hari Hari

One of my favourite food quotes comes from Rick Stein in his TV series India. “When you are hungry deciding on what… more

All Things Cherries

For friends Laurie and Hayley it was their move to Milborne St Andrew in the depths of rural Dorset that prompted the… more