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  • Let Me Tell You About Carrots
    Let Me Tell You About Carrots

    We source most of our carrots from local farms about 4 miles from us. Carrots straight from these farms with the dirt still on always taste best they even smell different. John is one of our main suppliers. I first met him at school when I was about 11 and even then it was plain that John’s passion was farming. Today he works the family farm Soup vegetables and Cabbages. with the help of hi...
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  • Let Me Tell You About Apples
    Let Me Tell You About Apples

    Armagh is famous for growing “Bramley”cooking apples it is passionately known as the orchard county of Ireland. It is here that Brian Hampton lives with his family and in the original farmhouse surrounded by orchards, which he solely commits to growing apples, both cooking and eating varieties. The Armagh “Bramley” needs no introduction it is renound for flavour and taste. ...
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  • Our Grapefruit
    Our Grapefruit

    Grapefruit is disliked by many and I do not blame you on occasions. Some fruits are quite fibreous which makes them chewy. Also they are sour. Yes they should have that scratchy? back of the throat flavour but they do not have to be sour. We frequently see pictures of perfect shiney yellow balls and with this picture in mind that is what we buy. We have forgotten this food grows in the natural wo...
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  • Golden Kiwi Fruit
    Golden Kiwi Fruit

    I like the green kiwi but I find these golden ones much more interesting because they are great for desserts and sweeter too. The green ones contain an enzyme that can curdle cream and stop jelly setting but the golden kiwi are different! So they can used in desserts without caution. I came across a recipe for Golden Kiwi Cream which I am going to have a go at. http://www.lafujimama.com/2010/05/g...
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  • Our Homemade Stuffing
    Our Homemade Stuffing

    How to get best value from our stuffing. One of our more popular products from our chilled cabinet is our stuffing. We all tend to cook from habit and use the stuffing for a roast chicken or the odd pork fillet but some of our customers have had a few interesting ideas which would be nice to pass on. Soooo-h how’s about taking a small casserole or pyrex dish and sprinkling a little stuffin...
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  • Crab Apple Jelly
    Crab Apple Jelly

    We only have this Jelly for a short time from October until January. It is made from a 200 year old tree on Mary field Farm. I enjoy it on scones but Olive who makes it would recommend it as a perfect accompaniment for her roast turkey or goose. This farm is really about producing good free range turkey for Christmas and Gooses as well. All the birds are freedom-range and enjoy access to lush acr...
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  • This Is Us At Work
    This Is Us At Work

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  • Curly Kale

    Did you know that Kale from the cabbage family is the Great Great..... Great Grandaddy of all our modern day cabbages. Not only that but it is more nutritious than spinach. In fact we could say "King Of the Greens". That said - How do you cook it? Simply tear the green leaf from the white leaf rib, rinse to clean and you are ready to cook. Either steam and chop or shred and stir fry. The distin...
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