September marks harvest time, a highlight of which is British Food Fortnight celebrating home-grown fare, says ALI RAY
ALI Ray gets a taste for a special Dorset cheese
ALI RAY spends a morning at Looe Fish Market to find out what happens once the catch of the day is landed
Recipes to whet your appetite for local food, created with good wholesome ingredients and a little imagination. Enjoy!
Ratatouille is a simple but delicious Mediterranean vegetable stew of diced courgettes, aubergines, peppers and tomatoes
This seasonal one-pot pays a homage to September's annual British Food Fortnight and Harvest Festival celebration.
I used Dorset blue vinny cheese for this dish as it has a sweet and gentle flavour for a blue cheese – lots of taste and less 'tang' than something stronger like stilton.
A range of some of the great food and drink events throughout the country.
16 - 17 May 2015 (annual)
22 - 25 May 2015 (annual)
20 - 21 Jun 2015 (annual)
Wherever your camping takes you in the UK, you can be sure you'll be perfectly pitched for sampling our country's plentiful supply of tenderly grown local produce. Here we'll share with you some of our delightful finds, from farm shops and farmers' markets to independent stores and eateries all just a stone's throw from your campsite.
All the information and inspiration you need to seek out the very best locally-produced food this country has to offer.
Want to know where to camp, what to cook and how to cook it? Pitch up, Eat Local is the perfect foodie companion for lovers of the great outdoors. By Ali Ray.
Our regular Eat local columnist Ali Ray regularly travels the country in search of the best local produce and producers in her trusty campervan Custard.
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