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16 April 2013

Win the chance to have your recipe published in our first cookbook

We hope you have been inspired by our blog and website to cook some great food and we have a wonderful opportunity for you.

How would you like to have your recipe published in our first cookbook? 
Well this could be your chance.

We're looking for recipes from home cooks, secret chefs, foodies or bloggers that can be created using at least one ingredient from any of the producers featured on The Artisan Food Trail.

You can enter up to three recipes – one in each category: Starter, Main and Dessert. You can enter just the one category or even all three! It's up to you.

Time is running out as the competition ends at midnight on Sunday 21st April 2013, so time to get busy!

There's more information about how to enter, rules etc. and an online entry form, over on our competition page so enter now!

Good Luck!

12 April 2013

Wherstead Park Food Show – 20th April 2013

Following last year's successful first event, The Food Show returns for a Spring date at Wherstead Park, Suffolk on 20th April 2013.

The Food Show promises to have a fantastic mix of quality stands made up of local food producers and suppliers where you can taste, sample and buy.

Amongst all the producers, we're pleased to say that there are number of Artisan Food Trail members attending – these are:

The Artisan Smokehouse A small family run and owned smokehouse on the Suffolk coast producing award-winning smoked food, made in small quantities to ensure quality and freshness.

They will be sampling a new luxury meat product and if enough people like it, it will become a permanent part of their food range.

Breckland Orchard Award winning ‘Posh Pop’. Produced with passion and available throughout the UK!

Yare Valley Oils Producer of a high quality Extra Virgin Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil in Norfolk.

So if you are visiting, please be sure to visit our members' stands, we're sure you won't be disappointed!

For more information about the event visit: whersteadpark.co.uk

4 April 2013

Spiced Lentil Soup with Lime and Mint

Photo: © childsdesign
Spring is supposed to be well and truly sprung and the clocks have gone forward, but this cold weather hasn't made us want to switch to salads just yet.
Warming food is definitely still on the menu and this is a healthy meal, full of flavour and simple to make. The addition of lime juice, lime zest and mint really brighten the soup making it exciting on the palate.

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