Meet James Whetlor – the man putting up an impressive fight to add value to a previously wasted resource. This chef turned ethical ‘kid’ goat meat supplier has made it his life’s work to educate people about the senseless waste of billy goats in the UK dairy industry, and get this delicious meat on our plates.
We caught up with James and had a chat about what inspired him to start Cabrito, the plight of the billy goats, and why he thinks Britain doesn’t have much of a goat-eating culture… Read More
Packing up their reasonably normal existences in London, Caroline and Will moved to a sixteenth-century farm in Somerset only five years ago. With no farming experience but a smattering of confidence, this duo has built a thriving dairy and cheese making business from an initial herd of just 33 goats. Read More
Extremely versatile and packed full of flavour, Goat chops are a great meat alternative Read More
Having been Head Chef at River Cottage now for over three years, Gelf sure knows a thing or two about field to fork cooking. Realising his passion for the kitchen at a very young age, Gelf has worked behind many stoves over the years, but none more inspiring than the one at River Cottage. Read More
Spicy chilli oil deliciously balances the delicate sweetness of an autumnal squash and apple soup. Read More
All the different elements of this dessert can be prepared in advance making the final assembly really easy. Read More
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. Read More
Parsnip: Although traditionally reserved for the festive table, this tuberous root is ready for picking throughout the autumn and winter season. Read More
Cabbage: From a large family of brassicas, cabbage comes in many varieties; from smooth-leafed, mild tasting green and white cabbages Read More
Hill Farm Dairy Goat’s Cheese – Stawley
Widely bred and easily reared, goats have long been a nomadic animal that carries great worth all around the globe.
As one of the first dairy products known to man, goat’s milk, and more recently cheese, has been produced for thousands of years, although falling out of popularity as the greater yielding cow’s milk became increasingly more financially profitable.
Goats milk products, and particularly cheese, has seen a recent surge in demand as people have come to realise its digestive benefits over cow’s milk. Lower in lactose, and with a higher amount of medium-chain fatty acids, those with lactose intolerances and allergic tendencies have found solace in goats milk products. Read More