Author: Helen Upshall

FARMING – THE NEW GENERATION

With an ever growing population comes the growing demand to produce more food than ever, and on our shores, space is just one stumbling block when it comes to our agri-food industry.  British farmers produce a considerable 63% of all food we consume, and this figure will naturally have to increase as our Isles become […]

BUTTERNUT SQUASH

Butternut Squash:  With a rich history on all five continents, butternut squash’s true origin remains a  bit of a mystery, although its versatility is appreciated by many cultures and cuisines to this day.

REDUCE CHRISTMAS WASTE

The festive period is one of our most expensive times of year, yet it seems it is during this spell of celebration that we are most gluttonous when it comes to food. On average, a family will comfortably spend over £200 on food and drink alone at Christmas, the majority of which are perishable items […]

PEARS

Pears:  Perfect in pastry, salads, cakes and puddings, pear is best enjoyed right about now as it comes to the height of its season. Many varieties are grown globally, but only a handful of varieties are readily available in the UK.