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Michaelmas Blackberries

Michaelmas Blackberries

Michaelmas, a wonderful celebration of harvest’s end and the start of autumn’s mists and mellow fruitfulness. Celebrate with this delicious recipe.
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An Autumn Feast

An Autumn Feast

Last Thursday evening we were thrilled to host our first ‘Autumn Feast Night’ at the beautiful Windout Farm, in Tedburn St Mary. Our very own, lovely Zara (the newest member of the Pipers Farm team) has put in her words, how the night unfolded…
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The great Taste 'Best Speciality from the South West' Award

The great Taste 'Best Speciality from the South West' Award

The celebrations continue! The 8th September will be remembered as a triumphant day for our small team here at Pipers Farm.We are honoured to have been awarded the Guild of Fine Food’s ‘Best Speciality from the South West’ Great Taste Award.
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Breakfast Pizza

Breakfast Pizza

Watch our quick and easy recipe video and learn how to make delicious Breakfast Pizza! A perfect treat any time of the day.
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Great Taste Top 50 Foods in Britain

Great Taste Top 50 Foods in Britain

Wow! What an exciting morning here at Pipers Farm HQ. Not long ago we brought you news of our huge haul of awards at this years Great Taste judging. We now have even more exciting news to announce….
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Great Taste Awards results announced

Great Taste Awards results announced

The coveted Great Taste awards (the top food awards in the country) were finally announced this week and boy did we do well…
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Smoked Pastrami

Smoked Pastrami

Good things come to those who wait! A deliciously simple recipe for stunning smoked Red Ruby Pastrami.
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Hello August

Hello August

It feels like the months are flying by. Only what seems like a few milliseconds ago I sat down to write my ode to July, and here we are, August has snuck through the back door and landed splat on my lap.
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Herby saddleback pork steaks

Herby saddleback pork steaks

These simple and delicious steaks are perfect for a hassle free supper
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A Fire Pit Feast

A Fire Pit Feast

We like to think ourselves as real foodies here at Pipers Farm. We are constantly looking for new ideas and recipes that make our meat even more exciting and tasty.
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At what cost?

At what cost?

The recent Guardian exposé may shock and surprise some of you. I’m afraid we have been all too aware for far too long of the shocking state of the UK poultry industry. It’s an industry full of dirty secrets, and unsurprisingly yet another food scandal has erupted.
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Topsham Food Festival

Topsham Food Festival

Last weekend we were lucky enough to take part in the wonderful Topsham Food Festival, down on Topsham Quay. See the photos here.
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Time to stop being chicken, about chicken

Time to stop being chicken, about chicken

I’ve often used fillets or breast and less frequently thighs, either plain or stuffed (Pesto gigots are one of my favourites), I’ve always been too afraid to cook a whole chicken…
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Hello July

Hello July

In blows the warm gentle breeze that signals the start of July. A sweeter month of lighter, longer days and a promise of kinder weather.
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Beyond the Hedgerow Event

Beyond the Hedgerow Event

Last night we held our first ‘Beyond The Hedgerow’ event here at Pipers Farm HQ.
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Sustainable charcoal and a tasty BBQ

Sustainable charcoal and a tasty BBQ

I heard on the radio the weather is going to be great at the weekend. Or so the forecast suggested. Right, cancel the lunch reservation, this calls for an afternoon barbecue spectacular!
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Surf's up!

Surf's up!

After a stunning walk along Exmouth beach, I had the idea to cook a ‘Surf & Turf’. I’ve never cooked one before, but the following simple recipe leapt into my mind and was met with great enthusiasm.
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A Farm Full of Fruit

A Farm Full of Fruit

At the moment, we have an abundance of beautiful fruit here at Pipers Farm. We’ve made jam and have been snacking on the apples but we simply can’t find a use for it all, so we’ve come up with a plan...
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Chicken, Orzo and Bean soup with spring greens and pistou

Chicken, Orzo and Bean soup with spring greens and pistou

This beautiful rustic dish is a great way to turn left overs into something really special. Full of fresh seasonal ingredients, it’s super simple to cook.
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Tasty Thai turkey burgers

Tasty Thai turkey burgers

This is a delicious, quick and simple recipe that every member of the family will really love.
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