Delicious smoked salmon and other fine quality smoked fish, meats and pates from Inverawe. A family owned traditional oak smokery based in Argyll, Scotland. View the price list.
It’s apple season and we have some fine varieties of northern apples for sale in the shop, both cookers and eaters. Read more about their special qualities here. This is a Delia Smith recipe. It tastes delicious and is very easy to make. Serves 4-6 people. You will need a buttered pie dish approximately 1 ½ pint […]
We are delighted to have the superb Slack’s bacon back in stock! We take great care to source local, ethical and tasty food, which sometimes means that the supply chain that brings relatively small amounts of quality stock to us are rather complex. This was the case with Slack’s bacon, and unfortunately a while ago […]
One of our customers, Alix Martin, spotted bottles of Left Field Kombucha in our chiller cabinet and decided to gave it a try. She was so impressed with the complexity of the flavour and how good it made her feel, that she took a trip to the Scottish Borders to find out more about it […]
Come and enjoy the tranquillity of a beautiful historic town without traffic! Roadworks mean that there is no through road, but you can access Front Street and park your car in the town centre.
Simnel cake is traditionally eaten at Easter. It is a light fruit cake with the added bonus of a layer of cooked marzipan in the middle that gives it a lovely moist chewy texture. This recipe is based on Elizabeth Ayrton’s in her Penguin Handbook, The Cookery of England. All the ingredients are available from […]
Thanks to the sterling work of our Co-op members, Tommy Sheriff and Claire Driver, who live in the heart of Alston, we have been able to keep the shop open as usual during this spell of extreme weather. All the roads out of Alston are currently impassable. As visitors to the shop will know we […]
If you enjoy eating curry, you will be glad to know that we stock the ingredients you need, from fresh chillis, spices and ghee to ready-made sauces, poppadums and nan bread. Read on to view our range, or even better, drop into our shop and browse the shelves. You are sure to find inspiration! Mrs […]
This recipe from Mr Vikkis is classic British fusion cooking, full of flavour and very satifying. Fast and delicious. We sell absolutely everything you need to make this meal, including the fresh parsley. Mr Vikkis wide range of pickles and sauces made in Cumbria have won over eighty awards. Using the best ingredients that he […]
A wonderfully rich and warmly spiced dish of pears poached in ginger wine. Definitely hygge food. Apart from the pears we sell everything you need, including Rochester’s Ginger Wine (non-alcoholic), lemons and all the spices, even saffron. Serve with vanilla ice cream or cream – or both! Recipe tried, tasted and approved by Holly, […]