All the latest news from the farm and the kitchen
Acclaimed private chef Mike Fishpen says he’s been “hooked” on Hillfarm oil since the first time he tried it. Here, he tells us why he is such a fan.
Lottie and Harry may now be in their teens but they both still love carving a creepy face on a pumpkin at Halloween. After all these years carving and cooking pumpkins, we thought we knew a thing or two about them. But when we started researching them, we were amazed by these peculiar pumpkin facts! We’d love to know how many you already knew!
This month, we’re throwing the spotlight on recent reports that one third of all olive oils currently sold in the UK are ‘adulterated or breach quality standards’. What does it all mean, and how can you avoid buying sub-par cooking oils?
After a fabulous weekend at Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival last year, when we were lucky enough to be sponsors, we are over the moon to be joining the fun again for 2017! On the 23rd and 24th of September, we’ll not only be returning the world’s biggest combine and our popular family meadow, but we’ll also be bringing our all-new pizza oven!
Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival is one of our favourite events, and to celebrate our return as sponsors we’re offering one family a very special weekend at the festival!
A marinade is a great way to tenderise and add flavour to any meat, but shop-bought versions are often underwhelming and relatively unhealthy. Nothing beats fresh, homemade marinades, especially during barbecue season, so we’ve put together our top tips for making your own.
This month, we’re giving one lucky reader the chance to win an amazing hamper from local chicken producer Sutton Hoo. Sutton Hoo chickens are slowly reared and truly free-range, and you really can tell the difference in flavour. With fans including Tom Kerridge and Diana Henry, it’s a must-enter!
This month we’ve welcomed our new team member, James, into the Hillfarm fold. And, as he’s a former chef, we thought we’d pick his brains on how to make delicious dressings using our cold-pressed rapeseed oil! Here he shares some fabulous tips and tricks, and lets us in on his favourite recipes.
This month we’ve teamed up with master millers, Marriage’s, to offer one lucky person the chance to win an exclusive selection of Marriages baking flour, hillfarm rapeseed oil & the Great British Bake Off baking book.
Living and working on the farm means I come face-to-face with some of Britain’s most impressive wildlife day in, day out. In fact, one of my favourite ways to spend a little downtime is wandering through our fields, looking out for birds. So, to mark the start of summer (and the return of some of our favourite feathered friends), here’s a little ‘I spy’ of birds I’ve seen lately.