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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.

Pork, Cider & sage hotpot recipe

This autumn why not settle down with some hearty food with this hot pot that incorporates some of Dorset’s best… more

24 hours in Swanage

For those of you who want to explore the Jurassic Coast and spend some time in a coastal town with a good dose of cou… more

Winners of Dorset Food, Drink and Farming Awards announced!

Here at Dorset Food and Drink, we’re celebrating Dorset’s food producers and our members for their amazin… more

What’s in season in Autumn?

Autumn is here, for those of you who are fans of this time of year, there is plenty to get excited about: the leaves … more

Recipe: Roast Chicken Tray Bake

For those of you who can’t deal without a Sunday Roast even when the weather itself is roasting, this is the perfec… more

5 Great Autumn Walks (and places to stop for refreshments along the way)

Autumn is a great season for country walks, the leaves are changing, there is wonderful, autumnal smell in the air an… more

Kitchen essentials and where to find them

September means that school is back in session and with Dorset being the home of several colleges and Bournemouth Uni… more

Make your own Sourdough this September

Did you know it is Sourdough September? Well, now you do! There are plenty of amazing bakers across Dorset offering t… more

It’s official, the nation’s best charcuterie is made in Dorset!

Dorset can lay claim to being the home of many award-winning produce, but now it can add charcuterie to the list as C… more

5 of Dorset’s best kept secret beaches

Dorset has an abundance of beautiful beaches all across the county but if you’re looking for something a little mor… more

Make your own Dorset Apple Cake

It might not be quite apple season yet, but there is no harm in being prepared. Apple cake is one of the most popular… more

Thirteen Gold Stars for the Wasabi Company!

Everyone at Dorset Food and Drink is excited to hear that one of our members, The Wasabi Company, has won big at the … more