Spring News

With our usual delivery of delicious cheeses from the Rungis market in Paris, we have also received some extra special goodies to tantalise your senses….

Rungis DeliveryNew-season Garlic…. so the shop is now perfumed with the fresh, heady aroma of new-season French garlic, which is keeping company with other stunning fruit and vegetables including giant white asparagus and succulent, extra-grade Sicilian blood oranges.

Sicilian Blood Oranges

 

We also received stacks of delicious sausages to tickle your tastebuds, just in time for barbeque season!

And now that the weather is finally taking a turn for the better, why not enjoy some of our wonderful selection of summery cheeses? We currently have in stock a huge range of artisan French individual goat and sheeps’ milk cheeses…….
French Artisan Cheeses

Curious Pasta….. and we have lots of other delicious new products in stock to tempt you with, including a  huge range of new season olives, lots of strange and exciting new pastas, and some great new additions to our cheese selection – such as locally produced “Suffolk shipcord” and “Norfolk dapple”.

Pickled Pig Image

We are also thrilled to be able to finally stock the infamous ‘Pickled Pig’ cider in bottles. We have been a fan of this cider for ages and always enjoy a few pints (much more can become dangerously disorientating!) if we find a pub that keeps it on draught. It is made in small quantities in Stretham, near Ely, using a mix of culinary, dessert and wild crab apples and is the ultimate sunshine tipple. So with the jet stream finally on its way out and the sun tentatively peering over the horizon, make sure you stock up now to avoid disappointment!

puntin imageDid you know that Cambridge was voted fourth most popular UK destination for tourists, as part of the 2011 Travellers’ Choice Awards by Tripadvisor.co.uk? Whether you’re a visitor, student or resident, taking a punt tour on the river is something everyone should do at least once – preferably on a sunny day with good friends! We’ve teamed up with LetsGoPunting.co.uk,  Cambridge’s definitive punting tour company, to provide delicious picnic bags for just £10 per person that you can enjoy while you take in tranquil scenes of the College backs and buildings. Visit their website to book your tour and picnic.

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