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Ways to use up staples nearing their best before date!

Finding new ways to use your favourite ingredients isn’t always easy, especially when the best before date is looming! You can easily forget about something in the fridge or get bored of using it the same old way, so getting inventive with your ingredients can help extend their lifespan and let you enjoy something new.…
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Fresh and fruity mocktails fit for the Queen

With the Queen's Jubilee weekend fast approaching, as is the predicted hot weather, we know there will be a lot of garden parties and Bank Holiday weekend get togethers happening. However, for the special festivities forgo the usual fizzy drinks and try something a little more exciting with some tasty mocktails that even the Queen…
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Celebrate Garden Week by giving your garden a makeover

National Garden Week is an opportunity to rediscover the joys of gardening and the beauty of our green spaces, while inspiring generations of gardeners. It takes place from 2nd to 8th May this year, with the Royal Horticultural Society kickstarting the festivities by unveiling four newly created community gardens on RHS Garden Day on 2nd…
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Serve up a mouth-watering Easter Sunday spread

With spring finally here and Easter on its way, the Bank Holiday weekend is going to be one filled with family, friends and food! So, put on a spread to remember with this delicious menu of Easter favourites. Slow cooker leg of lamb Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1.3kg boneless leg of lamb, tied 30g unsalted butter 2…
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Invite the flavours of spring into your home

With spring just a few weeks away, it’s time to get excited about banishing the extra layers (and cold weather!), putting away the slow cooker, forgetting the stews and pies, and instead opting for the scrumptious delights that spring has to offer. As the flowers start to bloom, and strawberries and apricots come into season,…
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Indulge your taste buds with these blue cheese tips

When it comes to blue cheese, many of us will indulge in and love the distinctive flavour, while some people will quickly disagree, however, this pungent salty and sharp-tasting cheese adds colour and flavour to any meal or cheeseboard, and shouldn’t be overlooked. Though, if want to try it for the first time and you’re…
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A delicious festive feast with all the trimmings

Christmas dinner is the standout meal of the year, offering a mouth-watering selection of veggies, must-have sides and moist meat that falls apart in your mouth. You’re usually so full from the main course that dessert seems impossible to manage, and yet the sweet treat is too tempting to say no too. If you enjoy…
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Meet our cheese producers: Highland Fine Cheeses and Barber’s Farmhouse

In the last few months we’ve introduced several new cheese producers to our online shop and while you may be familiar with the Snowdonia Cheese Company from our recent blog, you might not be familiar with two of our other fantastic cheese suppliers.   Highland Fine Cheeses Highland Fine Cheeses started with Reggie and Susannah…
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Introducing Deft and Virusend

We are pleased to introduce to you our fantastic new range of cleaning and disinfectant products, Deft and Virusend, which we know many of you are already using! These fantastic brands are not only offering advanced cleaning products that give your home sparkle and protection but eco-friendly, non-toxic formulas that are kind on the environment.…
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Spotlight on the Snowdonia Cheese Company

If you’ve ordered from us lately you’ll have noticed a few additions to our cheese section – actually more than a few! We’re please to say we now stock seven mouth-watering new cheeses from the Snowdonia Cheese Company. A family-run business, the Snowdonia Cheese Company is run by the sons of third-generation dairy farmers and…
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Indulge in Cheddar with these 5 cheesy tips

Cheddar cheese is a staple in many fridges. We naturally add it to our favourite meals, such as pasta, burgers, toast and in sandwiches, but it’s time to be a little more adventurous when it comes to Cheddar. Cheddar is so much more versatile than people might realise, and this smooth, creamy and sometimes sharp…
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