Food Recipes

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Recipe (basically Coq Au Vin but with Scrumpy instead of wine) Fry off pancetta in a little butter until browned and all fat given up. Take from pan and keep aside. Season thighs both sides with S&P and fry off in pancetta fat until brown and crispy and keep aside. Slice Onions and fry in […]

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Chicken in Sheppy’s Oak Matured Vintage Cider with Cox’s Apples

Dust the chicken pieces in the flour. Add the butter and olive oil to a heavy based casserole dish and place over a medium heat.       Once the butter starts to foam, add half of the chicken pieces and cook, turning occasionally, until golden brown.   Repeat with the remaining chicken pieces, remove from […]

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Somerset Bramley Apple Cake

Line a 12 x 9 inch baking tray with greased baking paper and heat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4. Peel and slice Bramleys thinly into salted water to keep their colour. Place flour, baking powder and sugar in a large bowl. Beat the eggs with the almond essence and mix into the flour together […]

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Old English Rabbit Stew with Herb Dumplings

A hearty rabbit stew for the cold evenings that is bought to life using our wonderful Dry Draught or Goldfinch Cider

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