Goat’s Cheese Salad on a stick with Balsamic drizzle

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We love this classic appetiser and serving it is so much easier when it’s on a stick! The saltiness of the goat’s cheese is balanced with sweetness of the balsamic and the parma ham. Serve with a chilled glass of prosecco for a real treat! Ingredients (makes around 20) small round/log of Goat’s cheese Blackberry & Rosemary or Fig & …

Smoked duck, goat cheese & Chocolate balsamic

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We met the fabulous Elly McCauseland at a food event back in March, when she very kindly did a beautiful recipe for Blackberry & Rosemary Balsamic Glazed Pigeon Breast. So, we were really chuffed when another appeared on her super food blog Nutmegs, seven using our Chocolate & Vanilla Aged Balsamic vinegar! We made our Blackberry & Rosemary Balsamic with a …

Blackberry & Rosemary Glazed Pigeon Risotto

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In our opinion, Blackberry & Rosemary is a classic combination; granted, such flavours aren’t often seen together but there was some logic to our invention! You see, we love Goat’s Cheese and, individually, rosemary and blackberries are a perfect parry to its robust saltiness, so we thought we’d marry them together for an extra bit of zing! The rich, sweet …

Hot Chèvre & Beetroot Salad with Chocolate & Vanilla Balsamic

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One of our more unusual ingredients, a Chocolate & Vanilla Balsamic vinegar, usually attracts the question “what do I do with it?”. Well, funny you should ask… it’s great drizzled on pancakes, waffles, ice cream, fruit (a hot fruit crumble would be yummy as well as the more classical strawberry combo!) and so much more. You can even add a splash …