Chipotle Cauliflower Cheese

Is there a vegetable more versatile than the cauliflower? You can boil them, you can roast them, you can coat them in batter and make fast food favourites like popcorn chicken into vegan treats – whatever you want to do with them, they are a welcome addition to most meals. As we’re heading further into […]

NFU Mutual’s annual Trafalgar Way ride a success

Back in September, NFU Mutual sponsored the fifth edition of the Ride the Trafalgar Way cycling event, which covers much of the West Country including Dorset, Cornwall and Devon and links Falmouth to the Admiralty in London. This year’s event was extra special as it fell over the weekend of the 28th-29th September, the birth […]

24 hours in Bournemouth

Holiday resort, shopping centre, student hub… Bournemouth is many things to many people and has plenty to offer whether you’re staying for a while or just passing through. Here are our suggestions of things to do if you find yourself in Bournemouth. The seafront Bournemouth has seven miles of sandy beaches, so naturally, we want […]

Book and Bucket Cheese Company are best dairy producer!

The Book and Bucket Cheese Company are celebrating after being named the Best Dairy Producer of 2019 at this year’s Blackmore Vale Taste Awards. The Blackmore Vale Taste Awards, hosted by Blackmore Vale Media, the local newspaper covering the Blackmore Vale area of Dorset and Somerset are one of the most prestigious events in the […]

Our suggestions for where to find pumpkins in Dorset

The spooky season might be over, but that doesn’t mean that all the pumpkins have to go to waste, especially not with the vast number of recipes and tasty treats that can be made out of pumpkins. Plus, pumpkins make great treats for animals, including birds, hedgehogs and squirrels, so even though Halloween is over […]

Sausages with winter veg mash

Sausage and mash is a staple when it comes to British cuisine and with this wintery take on a classic, you’ll find comfort on those dark evenings when only a familiar favourite will do. Ingredients 4 sausages – try these from sozages. 2 parsnips 3 medium potatoes 175g Brussel sprouts 4 tbsp milk 1 tbsp […]

Make your own winter vegetable and lentil soup

It’s getting colder and with the abundance of seasonal produce that can be found in Dorset, it’s the perfect time for making a healthy home-made soup. The beauty of a soup is that you can use any veg you like, but here are our suggestions of how to create a great winter soup.   Ingredients […]

Record number of entries at Dorset Tourism Awards!

A record 78 trophies were presented to tourism businesses from across the county at the 2019 Dorset Tourism Awards dinner, held at The Tank Museum on Thursday 17th October. Now in its seventh year, the Awards broke all records in celebrating the best of Dorset tourism.  This year saw a new category for Dog Friendly […]

Spooky goings on in Dorset

This time of year is perfect for snuggling down with some warm soup and lightly spiced biscuits, both of which you can get in abundance in Dorset during the October and November months. To really cement in the season, why not combine your warming autumnal treats with a spot of spookiness with these ghostly tales? […]

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 country side, then Swanage is a great choice. Situated on the Isle of Purbeck, Swanage is a good place to base yourself for exploring the wider area as places like Studland […]