Spread love not wildfire

Litter Free Dorset, the Urban Health Partnership and the Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service have announced a new campaign to help prevent wildfire. The BBQs Burn More than Bangers campaign aims to remind people that BBQs are illegal on heathland and the sobering fact that on average, Dorset is subject to over 100 […]

Thank Cod for Fish and Chips!

Following the resounding success of last year’s National Fish and Chip Day, and in response to the Government’s recent announcements, the organisers are absolutely delighted to say that the celebration of the nation’s favourite dish will go ahead in 2020, but a little later than planned ‪on Friday 4th September! As well as being one […]

Raise a glass to local wine

Dorset’s largest independent wine merchant, Templar Wines, has signed a new contract with the Dorchester-based Langham Wine Estate and will now be supplying their prestigious products to hospitality trade customers throughout the county. Templar Wines was established in 2008 and since then they have imported wines from all over Europe to supply independent restaurants, hotels, […]

Dorset businesses team up to create “Cheesy” care packages!

The Book and Bucket Cheese Company has teamed up with a number of other local suppliers to create the ultimate cheese lovers care package to help us get through this difficult time. Having founded the company in 2019, husband and wife team, Peter and Angela Morgan, had a tremendous first year. They were shortlisted for […]

Gluten Free Hub launched to help during lockdown

During the lockdown, many of us have resorted to having food delivered to us rather than venturing out to shops and while cafes and restaurants are closed, but what about those of us with special dietary requirements? That’s where Christine’s bright idea comes in. Christine, who you might know from Christine’s Puddings, has come up […]

Carrot & Rosemary Cake from Matthew Street at the Eastbury Hotel

Have a go at this delicious carrot cake with a difference from Matthew Street at the Eastbury Hotel. If you try this recipe, make sure to tag us in your Instagram photos and on Twitter and Facebook! Ingredients 250g Dark Brown Sugar 4 Eggs 225ml Rosemary Infused oil 250g Self-raising flour Pinch of salt 1/2 […]

War time bread and butter pudding

Following on from our wartime carrot cake recipe, here’s a recipe for bread and butter pudding, using a recipe that takes rationing into account. Apparently, this is enough to feed two people, what do you think? Ingredients: 85g bread 45 g margarine/butter 45g fruit ¾ pints of custard Luckily for you guys, we aren’t at […]

War time carrot cake

As we can’t join in with the many events that were planned for this year’s 75th anniversary of V E Day, we thought we’d give you the chance to celebrate at home with this carrot cake recipe, done the old fashioned way when rationing was around and there were restrictions on sugar! Ingredients: 230g self […]