Chef Mike Fishpen tells us why he loves hillfarm oil

posted by Clare Fairs on November 21, 2017

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.



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Win a bumper set of oil and sausages!

posted by hillfarm oils on October 23, 2017

With both British Sausage Week and firework night around the corner, we’re also celebrating the Great British bange with this month’s competition with Newmarket based Powters Sausages.



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Ten Weird and Wonderful Pumpkin Facts

posted by Clare Fairs on October 23, 2017

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!



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Win a hamper of local produce!

posted by hillfarm oils on September 28, 2017

To round off the festival season, this month we’re running a competition for one lucky reader to win an amazing hamper of Suffolk produce, courtesy of the East of England Co-op.



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We investigate the olive oil ‘scandal’

posted by Lawrence Frohn on September 22, 2017

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?



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We’re Returning to Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival for 2017!

posted by Clare Fairs on August 30, 2017

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!



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Win a three-night family break for the Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival

posted by hillfarm oils on July 27, 2017

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!



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How to Make Homemade Marinades

posted by Clare Fairs on July 26, 2017

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.



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Win a Sutton Hoo and Hillfarm hamper

posted by Hillfarm Oils on June 28, 2017

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!



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Everything You Need to Know About Homemade Dressings

posted by Hillfarm Oils on June 26, 2017

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.



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Win a Baking Box with Hillfarm and Marriage’s!

posted by Hillfarm Oils on May 25, 2017

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.



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Bird Spotting on the Farm

posted by Clare Fairs on May 22, 2017

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.



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