One Lincolnshire farmer is looking for shoppers to step away from the supermarket this year and make their festive fare one hundred per cent local and organic.
It was a very early October morning when I left the comfort of Belleau Cottage and set off in the twilight to visit the hard working men at Russell Smokehouse in Grimsby. As the sun began its slow stretch up from its slumber and the sky began to lighten I realised that I was as giddy as a schoolboy at the prospect of the visit… you see, I simply love smoked fish!
Until quite recently, I thought all crisps were, well, just crisps – you know, the savoury snack in little packets and, of course, made from potatoes, what else?
Samphire is a seasonal treat which now appears on the finest menus.