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It is feared the UK's farming industry could suffer a critical shortage in skilled labour if younger people aren't attracted into the profession. 40% of the agricultural workforce in the UK is over 50, almost half of farm owners and managers don't have anyone to take over the business, and over the next decade 60,000 [...]

By | 2017-08-11T13:43:49+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Categories: News, Shopping, Suggestions|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Emma’s tiger prawn curry

My wife was never a curry person, until she tried my version of the Tiger prawns curry. Since then, it was question of “don’t forget, it’s Monday tomorrow, we are having curry for tea”. Although, I must admit that , Emma’s contribution or extra ingredient to this beautiful curry is unmistakably the best : an ice cold bottle of Cloudy bay Chardonnay.

By | 2017-08-11T13:37:21+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Beer – the perfect match…

Most of us recognise (even if we don't agree!) that certain wine is recommended with certain food, but it's the beer and food pairing that  is lesser known. Any beer drinker will know that there are infinite differences between different types of beer. Instead of the vanilla, blackcurrant of wine, we have malty, hoppy, nutty, [...]

By | 2017-08-11T14:01:38+00:00 August 11th, 2011|Categories: Drinks, Party Planning, Shopping, Suggestions, Top Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments