April 2012Archive

The following entries were posted in April 2012.


Asparagus - the taste of spring!

15 Apr 2012

Category: recipes

Our green, sweet, crisp asparagus is grown by Farmer Jack's partners, the Brown family, in the fertile Arreton Valley.  Like much of our own produce, we pick and deliver to the shop twice a day, so it is always spankingly fresh when you buy it.  We're talking food metres, not food miles!
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Omelette with bacon and leeks

9 Apr 2012

Category: recipes

This is a surprisingly hearty omelette that is just as good to make after an evening in the pub as for a sunny lunch in the garden.  Serve with a crisp new-season salad of tomato and cucumber, or a hunk of crusty bread.
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Easter in Arreton Old Village

4 Apr 2012

Category: seasonal specials

Easter specials in Farmer Jack's, including the ingredients for your Sunday lunch, like lovely local Dunsbury lamb, duck, prime beef and lots more.  Plus seasonal vegetables, Simnel cakes, chocolate eggs and a smashing selection of cheeses.
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Spiced Lamb Shoulder

3 Apr 2012

Category: recipes

Aromatic spices go wonderfully with lamb, whatever cut you choose.  Using spices instead of herbs is a traditionally English way of adding flavour - so reclaim your heritage and treat the family to something special!
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