Mediterranean Lamb Kebab

Planning a weekend takeaway? Why not try our take on a lamb kebab? Filled with flavour and so easy to make, with fewer calories than the takeaway option. Ingredients  500g Lamb Mince Red Onion Fresh Garlic 1tsp Paprika 1tsp Cumin 1tbsp Brown Sugar 2tbsp Red Wine Vinegar 1tbsp Soy Sauce 1tbsp Chilli Sauce 1tbsp Oregano 1tbsp Flat Leaf Parsely 300g … Read More

Bacon and Cheese Scones

Why not try the quintessential English scone with a little difference, great for a snack or the perfect side to any picnic! Ingredients: 100g butter, 8 rashers streaky bacon, 275g self-raising flour, ½ tsp baking powder, 150ml milk, 50ml vegetable oil, 1 egg, handful snipped chives, 150g grated cheddar. Method: Fry or grill your bacon until golden and crispy, set aside to cool, and chop into small chunks. Mix your dried ingredients into a bowl, … Read More

Easy White Bread Recipe

Making your own bread doesn’t have to complicated, follow our easy guide to make the perfect loaf of bread. Ingredients: 500g strong white flour, plus extra for dusting 2 tsp salt 7g sachet fast-action yeast 3 tbsp olive oil 300ml water Method: Add your flour, yeast, and salt to the bowl. Make a well in the center of your will … Read More

The Farming Revolution – Silvopasture planting

Silvopasture at Elston Farm Did you know we are based on a farm 15 miles outside Exeter? At Elston Farm we are taking part in an exciting environmental project! We are turning 10.5ha (26 acres) of land into Silvopasture which is a mixed system of grazed grassland and specially selected trees. Andy Gray  and his team of amazing local volunteers will … Read More

Lamb Loin chops with Mediterranean Cous Cous

Lamb loin chops look like a small T-bone steak.  One side has the lamb loin and the other side has the fillet.  These chops are great for grilling and roasting.  Lamb loin chops are a very tender cut and they cook relatively quickly. Ingredients – serves 4 4 lamb loin chops 1 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, diced fine … Read More

Game Pie

It’s British Pie Week! Game pie is a dish entwined in British history and you can choose from a variety of fillings for example venison, pheasant, rabbit, partridge or even pigeon, the list goes on.  You can either top with pastry or a creamy mash potato. Ingredients 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil 500g Diced Game Meat (Partridge, Pheasant, Venison) 1 X … Read More

How To Cook a Brace of Partridge

This medium-sized game bird has a delicate flavour and tender meat. Each bird is the perfect size for one person, it only takes minutes to cook.  Preheat your oven to 200c fan assisted, 200c, Gas 7 Roast for 15-18 minutes and rest for 10 minutes If cooking breast rest for 2-4 minutes Ideal flavours for partridge Fruits – pear, apricots … Read More

American Style Pancakes with Crispy Chicken

Crispy Chicken with American Pancakes  We have ventured across the pond to bring you our take on fluffy American pancakes with crispy chicken! This tasty lunch or dinner is packed with different textures and combines sweet with savoury for an explosion of flavour.  Ingredients 500g Chicken thighs, skinned, cut into 1 – 1 ½ inch pieces 1 tsp salt 2 … Read More

How do you cook the perfect steak?

The perfect steak does mean different things to different people, but the key principals are always the same.  Below are some chefs tips and hints on cooking your steak. The cut of steak is up to you and your budget.  Different types of steaks are: Fillet, Sirloin, Rib eye, Onglet, Flat iron, Rump steak, Tomahawk, T bone, Flank steak. How … Read More

British Braised Beef Spring Rolls

Spring rolls known as ‘Chun Juan ‘ in Chinese, are eaten during Chinese New Year as a symbol of wealth and prosperity.  They look like gold bars. Chinese style braised beef strips Ingredients 2 tbsp vegetable oil 500g Meat Box prime beef strips 1 red onion, finely sliced 1 tbsp garlic, finely chopped 1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped 2 tbsp … Read More