Once a thriving sea-port, Cley-next-the-Sea saw cargoes of grain, malt, cloth and spices exported to and imported from Europe. But centuries of siltation and land reclamation left this beautiful North Norfolk port, for a time one of the busiest ports in the UK, almost completely un-navigable.
It was a book that got me into this mess. Almost twenty years ago after reading Annie Hawes excellent, Extra Virgin, I jumped on a flight intent on experiencing Liguria for myself. What I discovered here has had me coming back for holidays ever since. Until two years ago, that is, when I bowed the inevitable British compulsion to own property.
Featuring hands-on classes from the UK’s leading cookery schools, delicious tasting sessions and inspiring demonstrations from renowned chefs, The Chef’s Table Event, is a brand new food event taking place on 15-17 March 2019 in London. The full programme is now live and ticket sales are open!
Root camp now offers corporate away days and team-building packages, where you can cook delicious seasonal meals with your colleagues, and work together on the land in a beautiful rural environment.
The Tree Conference at the Merlin Theatre in Frome in October was an inspirational, sell-out event which showcased effective strategies for citizen-led reforestation and for halting deforestation worldwide.
Locavore caught up with Fhior’s co-owner and head chef Scott, who spoke of beremeal, the importance of people in sustainability, and the joys of challenging days in the kitchen.
Video: is the future of fish and chips plastic?
Journey back in time and discover the provenance, recipes and stories behind the traditional Christmas pudding at The School of Artisan Food this Christmas.
The School, set in the beautiful historic Welbeck Estate in Nottinghamshire, is serving up a host of traditional and contemporary Christmas courses throughout November and December.
Our food is eating up the world’s tropical forests, thanks to growing global trade in agricultural commodities from tropical countries. Land for agricultural production comes at the cost of natural habitats, and habitat destruction affects the climate, water cycles and the species that live in them.
The autumn kitchen is a busy one; filled with pans of bubbling fruit, trays of drying fungi, and boxes of curing walnuts.
As climate change and growing tourism hurt coral, efforts to “garden” new coral – and save incomes – are paying off
“Unless there is greater regional cooperation over water then these issues might create the next big war,” warns one expert
In Central Asia, one country’s climate change crisis prompts a revival of herding and farming practices.
Our ocean is central to our livelihoods, our identities, our culture and the future of our planet. From the cold Arctic to the warm waters of the Coral Triangle to the dark depths of the Pacific, it shapes our lives, feeds our people, provides jobs, and supports a global family of over 7.5 billion people.
However, it will take action by us all to sustain this source of life. Current trends point to diminishing ocean health and wealth: declining fisheries, a warmer, more acidic, and increasingly polluted ocean. This is a future no one wants, and not one to pass on to our children.
Hive & Keeper’s honeys are different. Each is properly single-origin, being from just one apiary rather than blended and homogenised as is common in the honey industry. The honey is sourced from independent beekeepers around the UK, each with unique flavours, connecting back to the hives and the region where they’re made.