Offering a technicolour taste of India with a splash of Surrey sparkling wine, Mandira’s Kitchen’s dining at home sets have been a revelation for many over the past year. Local Food Britain’s Matthew Williams enjoys dishes full of flavour and fun that spark dreams of foodie adventures to come.
From three-course Valentine's menus to English sparkling wine gift packs and handmade chocolates, Local Food Britain members have produced some wonderfully romantic food and drink to help food lovers celebrate this Valentine's Day. Here's just a taste of some of the delicious treats on offer this February.
Local Food Britain member Hill House Farm, which is based just outside of Dorking in Surrey, is set to open its first butcher’s shop at Chessington Garden Centre, as part of the centre’s farm shop expansion which is due to open mid-March.
Local Food Britain is launching its first virtual Christmas Market, from Saturday December 5 to Friday December 18, in a bid to support independent food and drink producers in the south east of England.
As the first doors of advent calendars are thrown open this December, The Wood Fired Larder in Surrey has launched its Festive Pizza with turkey, Brussels sprouts and all the trimmings. Local Food Britain puts this unexpected take on a traditional festive feast to the taste test.
Before lockdown, Ruth Macintyre of Ruth’s Little Kitchen ran full cookery workshops, appeared at events and hosted private lessons – and then the pandemic hit, and she threw herself into a digital world of live demonstrations and creative collaborations. Here we catch up with the effervescent cook and food educator in the latest instalment of our ‘Stay Loyal to Local’ campaign.
While there was no room for a black tie awards dinner this year due to the ongoing pandemic, the Surrey Life Food & Drink Awards 2020 have still celebrated the best of Surrey's food and drink offering - and a number of Local Food Britain members were among the winners and finalists announced today.
As a tough year moves towards its close, Steve and Anne of The Godstone Brewers have battled through every challenge thrown at them and still found the time to grow their brewery and build a new taproom at their Flower Farm home in Surrey.
From a perfect free-range turkey to indulgent handmade puddings via a British cheese board selection, you can put quite the Christmas dinner spread on using only Local Food Britain members’ delicious produce. Here are a few ideas to help impress your friends and family this festive season.
Dorking’s Food Float was ahead of its time with its local food and drink deliveries and weekly open air stall supplying fresh produce. In the latest instalment of our Stay Loyal To Local series, we catch up with them to find out how the team and volunteers have been getting on during this most unusual of years.
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