Local and foraged produce can offer unique, sumptuosuly satisfying additions to many favourite winter recipes, says Nikki Bawn.
The School of Artisan Food at Welbeck has won national acclaim as a centre which is meeting the increasing demand for skilled producers of sustainable food. Caroline Bingham joined their Christmas Baking course and shares master baker Emmanuel Hadjiandreou’s delicious recipe for stollen, ideal for giving as a handcrafted present, or to enjoy at your own table.
Kate Chapman hears how endeavours to create a sustainable farming system that supports the local community, offers employment and provides world class standards for beef production have won Lincolnshire farmer Andrew Laughton national recognition.
It has been a hectic but rewarding few months for Ryan and Hollie Blankley, receiving recognition in their first year at Watergate Yard, Sleaford for the quality of food, drink and entertainment they are delivering to customers.