Recipes

Seasonal Recipe: Roasted Rhubarb with Orange and Ginger

With plenty of vibrant English rhubarb in stock, this recipe is quick and easy to make and can be enjoyed for the rest of the week. Ingredients: 400g English rhubarb, cut in small pieces Zest and juice of 1 small orange 1 tsp grated ginger mixed with 2 tbsp Peterley runny honey Method 1. Heat […]

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Buckwheat Banana Bread

Along with zoom quizzes and posh takeaways, banana bread seems to have found a firm place in the ‘lockdown trends’ that emerged last year. So it seems only apt that we offer up our own version of this classic. This recipe makes use of some rather wonderful British ingredients including Hodmedod’s Buckwheat flour, Chiltern Rapeseed […]

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Seasonal Recipe: Seville Orange and Peterley Honey Cake

Our seasonal recipes have returned, and just in time for the return of Seville oranges into the farm shop! The obvious thing for these bitter oranges is to make marmalade, but I stumbled across this recipe on the Waitrose website and thought it’d pair perfectly with our Peterley honey, made from bee hives on our […]

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Courgette, Pistachio and Lime Cake Recipe

As seen in the Wild Strawberry Café, one of our favourite cakes which just so happens to be vegan too! Makes 1 x 8 inch cake  Ingredients:  140g shelled pistachios (not salted) 360g courgettes 3 limes, zested 3 tbsp ground flaxseed & 7.5 tbsp water OR 3 large eggs 110ml Chiltern Rapeseed oil OR vegetable […]

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Rectory Farm Rhubarb and English Strawberry Tart

There’s a few processes here but none are too difficult and it’s well worth the effort! Now is the ideal time for it when British rhubarb and strawberry season overlap. When out of season you can use one or the other or whichever fruit you fancy.   Pastry 250g plain white flour/spelt flour (spelt is […]

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Seasonal Recipe: Bubble & Squeak Croquettes

This is a great dinner idea to not only use up left over vegetables from the Sunday roast, but also to incorporate some great British produce currently on offer. This recipe makes 16 croquettes and has been adapted from the BBC Good Food website. As always, you will find all the ingredients you need in […]

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Rainbow chard gratin recipe

Rainbow chard gratin Serves 4-6 The depths of February see even the most industrious of cooks, sadly eyeing up a parsnip desperately trying to think of a new incarnation, whilst they await the first of the Spring produce. Well luckily there is a little colour in the Farm Shop on these dark days, lovely fresh […]

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Seasonal Recipe: Spicy Root Veg & Lentil Casserole

With storm season upon us there’s nothing better than hunkering down and enjoying a warming Winter dinner. This recipe is exactly that, and also takes advantage of the British root vegetables currently in season. This recipe serves 4 and is ideal for vegetarians (and vegans too if you use a dairy-free yoghurt alternative). All the […]

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Seasonal Recipe: Bramley Apple & Kohl Rabi Gratin

Whilst English apples are still available, this is a great dish to serve alongside a fillet of white fish and a green salad, for a healthy Winter dinner. Our Bramley apples are currently from Kent and are sold at £1.99 per kilo. Serves 4. Ingredients: 500g local white potatoes 1 head of kohl rabi 500ml […]

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Seasonal Recipe: Cauliflower Fritter Recipe

This recipe is bang on season, using Hodmedod’s yellow pea flour which works much as gram (chickpea) flour does in Indian cuisine for a lovely golden, crisp finish. This is quick and easy to prepare and is naturally vegan and gluten free so ticks all the boxes. If you don’t fancy the washing up, then […]

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