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  1. The History of Burns Night

    Held every 25 January in celebration of Scotland’s national bard, but have you ever wondered where the evening’s many quirks and traditions come from? Read on to find out more.  The First Burns Night  After Robert Burns died of ill health in 1796, a group of nine friends and patrons got together to celebrate his […]

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  2. National Shortbread Day

    Shortbread’s creation is credited to Mary Queen of Scots in the 16th Century, however the roots of this biscuit can be traced back to the 12th Century, as a type of sweet biscuit bread.  Shortbread was originally reserved for celebrations such as weddings, christenings and for family gatherings at Christmas and Hogmanay. Despite being made […]

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  3. Proud to Support Local

    Whenever and wherever possible we always aim to source our produce from local suppliers to ensure you get the best local produce fresh to your door. Due to the nature of the seasons our fresh and local produce changes regularly, call up to find out what’s currently fresh and local.

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  4. Gluten Free Bread Range

    A little while ago we started supplying a large range of Gluten Free baked goods from Made Marion. They have proved to be really popular and we have loved hearing the great feedback about this new range. In need of Gluten Free products…Get in touch!

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  5. *News Flash* Now Supplying Local Meat!

    We are so excited that we just had to shout it from the roof tops! We are now proudly supplying local meats. We have teamed up with Dartmoor Farmers for our beef and l amb and West Country Meats for everything else. Call us today to find out more!

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  6. The Origin of Pumpkin Carving

    I hold my hands up that until settling down to research this topic I was pretty ignorant about the origins of pumpkin carving! I thought that it came from America because they are SO enthusiastic about celebrating Halloween! But I would be wrong (sort of!) Jack O’Lanterns as they were originally know go back hundreds […]

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  7. Pumpkins aren’t just for Halloween!

    How many of us are guilty of only buying a pumpkin at Halloween to carve in to ghoulish faces? There has only been 1 Halloween I have missed carving a pumpkin and that was last year when I was in hospital having our first son! Understandable I hope that carving a pumpkin was far from […]

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  8. Giant Vegetables from Harrogate Autumn Flower Show!

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  9. Will Brexit Hit Britain’s fresh vegetable supplies?

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49563407 It’s hard to know what the reality will be like but this articles looks at the possibilities.

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  10. Do You Know How Cashew Nuts Grow?

    Have you seen the photo that’s making people go crazy this week? If you haven’t don’t worry here it is… the photo that blew peoples minds learning how cashew nuts grow! I hold my hands up and admit I didn’t know that was how they were grown!

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