Cooking is often a journey through the senses for the chef and ultimately the guest who has ordered the food.
Dorset Food and Drink supports local producers. Dorset is one of the South West’s best natural larders, from seafood to diary, cakes, fruit and vegetables.
Resulting in fresher, tastier and more nutritious qualities, as it has not travelled long distances
Imagine growing your own and being able to add to your meals from a garden you have tended and cared for. Fresh ingredients, that are in season, are nutritionally boosting our immunity, as nature intended.
By knowing your food has not been subject to pesticides, preservatives or waxes, and could be grown organically is the best seasonal foods on offer.
Choosing Organic Seasonal Ingredients
There are some amazing berry farms in the Isle of Purbeck where you can pick straight off the vine. Allowing you to get them as fresh as possible. Seasonal food comes in many varieties and can save you money. Farmers selling their produce in Dorset has the additional benefits of lower carbon footprint making them more sustainable.
Natural Honey From Local Bees
With 3 hives onsite the benefits of beekeeping are many. Not only is it a wonderful, calming experience that is good for the soul. Additionally, we are able to source wonderful honey, that enriches certain dishes.
Harvesting self grown food in the garden
Britain’s gardeners will rave about the joy of eating their own potatoes, asparagus, kale, cauliflower, carrots and so much more. To help you see which UK seasonal ingredients you can use, take a look at the BBC Good Food Seasonal Calendar.