Archive for the Food Category

Dexter Beef hits the big time!

9th July 2013 | Dee's Diary, Food, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

  Raymond Blanc:How to cook well tonight 8 pm BBC2 and what’s on the menu as the finest of meats DEXTER BEEF….what more can I say except come and get yours here at Southlands Farm shop ! X Read the full post

Wern’t we the lucky ones!

15th May 2013 | Dee's Diary, Events, places to go & things to do., Food | No Comments

One of our guests is a really keen fisherman and comes to stay to enjoy the great local fishing on our doorstep. He and his son had a really successful and enjoyable days fishing and caught six fantastic trout. They arrived back and presented me with a bag of  fish as a gift!  That night ... Read the full post

Southlands Farm Dexter beef and Kune Kune sausage beef olives!

15th May 2013 | Dee's Diary, Food, Shop, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

We have just collected a new batch of our own delicious rare breed beef and sausages. I was recently reminded of a recipe Mum used to make for us ‘ Beef olives’  and so I set too to reconstruct her recipe and childhood memories of wonderful meals that definitely hit the comfort food spo Read the full post

Yolks of Gold!

27th February 2013 | Dee's Diary, Food, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

Mum came to stay and spoilt me by making  the most fantastic fish pie with locally caught fish, our last garden leeks, home grown  potatoes and the most golden yoked Southlands Farm free range eggs! Yummy!     Read the full post

Ruby red winter warmer!

8th February 2013 | Dee's Diary, Food, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

We have just used the last of our beetroot and I made a huge batch of beetroot soup.I had forgotten how simple it is to make….Beetroot’s, stock, salt, pepper and a good dollop of cream…not only is it yummy but such a beautiful colour and it even tastes good cold…why not give Read the full post

Salami, another batch.

7th February 2012 | Food, Shop, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

This morning I have just started the process to make more of our salaim. The last lot sold out of our Northumberland cottages farm shopall too quickly, however as it was so popular and so many have been asking for more, we are having a two pig batch this time, it takes a while, but ... Read the full post

Christmas cooking at Southlands Farm

21st November 2011 | Dee's Diary, Food, Local News, Shop, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

Today we have been busy baking. Claire and I have made hundreds of mince pies in preparation for our very first Open Day on Sunday 11th of December. It definitely made us feel festive with wonderful smells of cooking and coffee filling the kitchen. More baking is in hand although next time I think w Read the full post

The New Farm Shop is Open!

11th November 2011 | Dee's Diary, Food, Local News, Shop, Southlands Farm News | 2 Comments

It is So exciting! We have been busy cooking, labelling, packaging and at last it has all come together in the opening of our tiny Farm Shop. It is possibly the smallest shop in England! but what it lacks in size it hopefully makes up for in content! Charles and I are passionate about low ... Read the full post

Autumn’s Bounty

8th November 2011 | Dee's Diary, Food, Shop, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

With the wind bashing our trees recently I have had rather a lot of fallen apples to deal with. Now the weather is getting colder we have an excuse to make all those delicious cozy puddings.One of our family favourites is Tarte Tatin. It is the perfect way to use your apples and tastes delicious ... Read the full post

Batteries and perennials.

22nd April 2011 | Charles' Rants, Food, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

These rather difficult times when the only thing that is for sure is that we can’t take anything for granted. However I have come across a couple of things in the last week that have really given me a sense of  hope for our future. Both come from revisiting past ideas and asking why? Read the full post

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