People are fed up. Years of austerity have meant cutting back on the better things in life, such as holidays and eating out. A trip to the Seychelles may be just the ticket, but, much as we'd like to, I'm afraid we can't help with that one. What we can do, though, is give you a little … Continue reading Artisanal Food – Local Style
If you've been to Taunton Farmers Market, you'll have come across, and might well have eaten at, our amazing 'Yatai Kitchen' - a Japanese mobile street food cart. We Brits tend to think Japanese food is either sushi, or sashimi - rice or raw fish - which is why the stall was originally called Not … Continue reading Not Just ‘Not Just Sushi’
As part of my 'Meet the Producers' series for the Taunton Farmers Market, I thought it was about time I catered for our readers with a sweet tooth! And where better to go than one of the finest artisan cakeries that the market has to offer. How lucky am I to get over and see … Continue reading Meet the producer- Barley Sugar Bakehouse
A decade ago if I suggested using spelt, most people would have looked blank while they wondered why I was using such bad grammar in the context of a language discussion. These days, we know spelt is a type of flour. While a lot of foodies advocate it, us average Joes might not know all … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Switch to Spelt
By Becky Batchelor of Forest Beef Well here we are in March. After one of the most miserable winters I can remember, it is good to have the prospect of Spring, Summer and hopefully some sunshine! The snow drops and daffodils are out and looking beautiful – full of promise for the year to come. … Continue reading Roll on Spring…… The Countdown has begun.
As you may already know, I am still on a mission to meet the producers from Taunton Farmers Market and this month I had the pleasure of visiting Common Loaf at Stentwood Farm. First off I'm going to get straight in there with a lesson for all of you wonderful readers... The Blackdown Hills is … Continue reading Meet the Producer-Common Loaf Bakery at Stentwood Farm
Who remembers the days when Taunton Cider was a world-wide name? Who has heard the term 'Apple County?' Somerset is blessed with a combination of fertile land and beautiful weather. A combination which has made our local produce some of the best you can find anywhere in the UK, and arguably the world. From the Somerset … Continue reading Market Town
So here's the thing; I’m on a new journey to meet the people behind Taunton Farmers’ Market Cooperative. Each month I will meet a different producer. This is my first of many & what a great place to start; I got to meet a Founding Father! A key figure within the revolution: Not the political … Continue reading Meet the Producer -16 Years & Counting –Wallace’s Farm