Sunday, 17 May 2015

Rhubard and Orange Chutney

I love it when customer's share their Family recipes with me. Here's a seasonal one from Lionel ~

2 Oranges,1 Kg Prepared Rhubarb,3 Onions, Skinned and chopped,900 ml Malt Vinegar,900 gms Demerara Sugar450 gms Raisins,1 tbsp Mustard Seed1 tbsp Peppercorns1 tsp Allspice.
Squeeze juice from Oranges and finely shred peel. Place in a large preserving pan with the Rhubard, Onions, Vinegar, Sugar & Raisins. Tie the spices in a piace of muslin, and add ot the ingredients in the pan. Bring to the boil and simmer until thick and pulpy - about 1&half hours. Remove bag, pot and cover.
Makes about 3.6 kg, ready in about 3 weeks.

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Fun Dog Show Saturday 4th July 2015 at The Orchard Tea Room Wisbech

The Sunshine Centre for Therapeutic Riding CIC (reg. no. 8189896) Dog Show

Saturday 4th July

The Orchard Tea Room & Farm Shop
Redmoor Lane
PE14 0RN

Open 10am Judging starts 11am

Class 1 Puppy
Class 2 Best Bitch 14" and under
Class 3 Best Bitch over 14"
Class 4 Best Dog 14" and under
Class 5 best Dog over 14"
Class 6 Veterans award split best / small / best large breeds
Class 7 Heinz 57 open to cross breeds only
Class 8 terrier open to pure bred and pedigree breeds
Class 9 Working Terrier open to both x bred and pure breeds ~ sponsored by PD Carpentry
Class 10 Gun Dogs
Class 11 Utility
Class 12 Toy
Class 13 Pastoral
Class 14 Working
Class 15 Companion dogs
Class 16 Hounds
Class 17 Prettiest Bitch
Class 18 Most Handsome Dog
Class 19 Best mover
Class 20 Dog the judge would most like to take home
Class 21 Best Junior Handler awards for handler 10 years and under and over 10 to 16 years old

Break for Raffle and to prepare for Fancy Dress

Class 22 Fancy Dress
Class 23 Championship ~ Award Best in Show, Veteran and Puppy

Enquiries by text please to Mel on 07717 553 778

Stall holders welcome to pre-book please text 07717 553 778 for full details.

Saturday, 9 May 2015

Sometime in apple country you may see

Sometime in apple country you may see
A ghostly orchard standing all in white,
Aisles of white trees, white branches, in the green,
On some still day when the year hangs between
Winter and spring, and heaven is full of light.
                                                                         "The Land" Vita Sackville West

Our orchard is in full blossom, you're welcome to visit, we're open daily from 10am to 4pm.

The Orchard Tea Room & Farm Shop
Redmoor Lane
PE14 0RN

Telephone: 07527 046184

 Website: Twitter: @OrchardTeaRoom Facebook: The Orchard Tea Room