Dorset Rhubarb Meringue Pie

Rhubarb Meringue Pie on a Plate

Dorset Rhubarb Meringue Pie One of the best things about having friends who have allotments is the abundance of rhubarb at this time of year! Here is a quick, delicious recipe to create the ultimate rhubarb and meringue pie. The pastry for this can be prepared in advance, but you should leave at least 1…

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Silvana Bandini: An Entrepreneur’s Mind With a Heart For Great Service

Owner Silvana

An entrepreneur’s mind with a heart for great service Post Courtesy of The Ollerod Beaminster website For Silvana, the art of hospitality has always been in her blood. Growing up in an Italian – Scottish family, hers was one that was filled with flavours and food, customer delight and an acute business acumen that continues…

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Recyclable Plastic Cups? The tip of the Iceberg

Cider Plastic Cups

Tim Beer from Marshwood Vale Cider raises concern over the effectiveness of the recyclable plastic cups and subsequent disposal methods…. Post/Image credit: Tim Beer – courtesy of Marshwood Vale Cider’s Facebook Page     It’s that time of the year again, need to get stocks in for the coming silly season of events, should be an…

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Ruby visits Giggi’s Gelateria, Burlington Arcade, Bournemouth

Gigis in Bournemouth

Ruby goes to Giggi’s Gelateria in Bournemouth to sample his homemade Ice Cream…       Read more…

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Ma Bolton – How It All Began

Ma Bolton Market

Origins How did I get from a busy Mum who liked to make novelty cakes to running my own business supplying local farm shops with my products? Sometimes I ask myself that! I am a qualified Occupational Therapist and worked in many different hospitals doing this job up until about 2008. At this point in…

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An evening with Chunki Chef at Shelley’s Restaurant in Weymouth

Pate starter

Why did we choose Shelley’s? Usually when you go somewhere to eat with a view to writing about it afterwards, you’re assessing the venue and the experience. This was slightly different. We visited Shelley’s Restaurant which is a part of the Richmoor Hotel on The Esplanade in Weymouth as much out of curiosity about the…

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