Autumn is Apples


This gallery contains 10 photos.

The Autumn Equinox is upon us and we have our main apple harvest behind us:    One and a half tonnes of apples yielded 850 litres of apple juice, and that’s not all:

Cherry season is upon us!


This gallery contains 6 photos.

Summer in Europe does not get better than this!                 So here are a few reasons to get picking: Country Tart  Cherry Liqueur  Cherries in Red Wine Black Forest Gateau Cheesecake with Preserved Cherries Crème Fraiche … Continue reading

Crème Fraiche Waffles… with Red Wine Cherries


This gallery contains 3 photos.

Following on from the Cheesecake and the Curd Cheese Pastries, the season of enjoying the mellow fruitfulness preserved during the course of last summer and autumn continues with… Waffles! The crème fraiche makes these waffles wonderfully moist… and the Red Wine Syrup in which … Continue reading

Mulled Wine Cake


This gallery contains 5 photos.

A temperature spike into double digits for one day in January had us out in the orchard for a day of snow-free winter pruning and fence building this weekend. Catering for the winter workers: Portable Pies and Mulled Wine Cake for the coffee break(s) … Continue reading

Happy New Year from the Orchard


This gallery contains 4 photos.

Roast Loin of Venison with Plum and Walnut Stuffing (preserved plums, chopped walnuts and breadcrumbs in equal quantities, seasoned with salt, freshly ground black pepper and crushed garlic)   and Pontack Sauce Happy New Year from the Orchard 🙂