We arrived at St.Briavels Castle in Lydney on Thursday, through the sunny hills of the Forest of Dean to be part of the launch of Native Breeds.
Graham & Ruth Waddington have been working tirelessly on building their new business, and after much success it was time to celebrate.
Guests included the lovely Kate Humble, and Kevin Gratton of Hix. I met with the jersey farmers of Saint Hill and The charming Maurice Trumper who supplies the Saddlebacks.
We ate a feast of meat that highlighted what such amazing makers they are – We are all in for a treat.
You can now buy monthly charcuterie boxes from them. Contact them on the link below.
How fortuitous that the weekend of our Pig Adventure also coincided with Castellano’s All Things Pig Dinner in Bristol.
Also very lucky was that our Pig weekend also happened to be in and around the West Country, so an adventure up to Bristol – a very nice detour to make – wasn’t too far a trip. Continue reading
Wiltshire has some breathtaking vistas. UK country side is hard to beat in the summer.
I have considered not to write about this little gem. I wanted to keep it all to myself. I am not normally this selfish but I justify this poor attitude because the size of the pub is so minuscule, we simply all couldn’t fit.