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A Drop of Proper Home Brew

A Drop of Proper Home Brew

It’s autumn, it’s the West Country, it’s time to brew some cider. Well, it’d be rude not to, wouldn’t it?
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Easy Festive Gravy

Easy Festive Gravy

A quick but delicious, distinctively spiced winter warmer that makes excellent use of leftover beef, this gravy will bring the best in your Christmas dinner.
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Back to (Butchery) School

Back to (Butchery) School

Fancy trying your hand at a spot of butchery? Visit Exeter Cookery School and Peter from Pipers Farm will show you how.
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Supporting Family Farms, Not Factory Farms

Supporting Family Farms, Not Factory Farms

We believe in embracing traditional, sustainable farming methods, and so do so many others out there. That is why we support 25 small family farms as part of the Pipers Farm family.
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Pork Lard Roasted Carrots

Pork Lard Roasted Carrots

This year it seems we are all embracing cooking in natural fat. Saddleback pork lard is one of those must-haves in our pantry, perfect for roasting those lovely root vegetables!
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Classic Roast Red Ruby Beef Topside

Classic Roast Red Ruby Beef Topside

How to cook the perfect roast beef topside - the classic Sunday-lunch joint.
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Win tickets for lunch with Hugh

Win tickets for lunch with Hugh

Celebrate the release of River Cottage's new book by joining Hugh for lunch at River Cottage Canteen Plymouth!
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Farewell to Magdalen Road

Farewell to Magdalen Road

From this Saturday 29th October, Pipers Farm will be closing our shop in Magdalen Road. As you are well aware for 30 years Pipers Farm has passionately championed traditional farming methods over ‘factory farms’ and we have seen a rise in demand by both consumers and local chefs for ethically farmed food.
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Roast Chicken with Port and Prune Stuffing

Roast Chicken with Port and Prune Stuffing

A festive recipe to accompany your properly free-range chicken, it's perfect to make the night before and keep in the fridge overnight.
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Sloe Gin - The Spirit of Christmas

Sloe Gin - The Spirit of Christmas

Hit the hedgerows and gather some sloes to make into the very best winter tipple.
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Saddleback Pork and Apple Casserole

Saddleback Pork and Apple Casserole

Rustle up a rustic casserole on the campfire, following our super-simple recipe. Ideal for camping!
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Through the seasons

Through the seasons

How life on Pipers Farm is ruled by the seasons, but not as you might expect.
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Seeing Eye to Eye With Fly

Seeing Eye to Eye With Fly

Clare employs underhand tactics to persuade Fly the sheepdog to work for her.
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Chicken and Bacon Crumble

Chicken and Bacon Crumble

Looking for a perfect recipe to feed the kids this week? Try our delicious chicken and bacon crumble recipe, they'll love it...!
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Classic Roast Leg of Lamb

Classic Roast Leg of Lamb

A classic for a very good reason - simple roast leg of lamb delivers a rare combination of both indulgence and homeliness.
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Pot-Roasted Red Ruby Brisket in Guinness

Pot-Roasted Red Ruby Brisket in Guinness

A simple but classic brisket recipe, brilliant for feeding a Sunday lunch crowd. Effortless and delicious, make the perfect pot-roasted red Ruby Brisket in Guinness.
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Fly and the Invisible Woman

Fly and the Invisible Woman

What happens when you put together an experienced sheepdog and an inexperienced sheepdog handler? You may already have guessed...
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It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas...

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas...

It may be the height of summer, but at Pipers Farm we've already got our eye on Christmas dinner.
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How we make our Sausages

How we make our Sausages

Pipers Farm sausages, made using ingredients your grandmother would recognise and nothing else.
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Meat Butchery and Cookery Course at Exeter Cookery School

Meat Butchery and Cookery Course at Exeter Cookery School

We have teamed up with Exeter Cookery School to lead hands on and insightful butchery and meat handling course.
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