The Almanac

Tales from the Kitchen Garden

noun [ C ] (also almanack) a handbook, typically published annually, that includes information for the year such as important days, weather, seasons and nature.
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20 September 2021

5 Tips for Getting your Garden Autumn-Ready…

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If you don’t know the best way to prep your patch for autumn, we know someone who does! Zack – our Head Kitchen Gardener at THE PIG-near Bath gives us his top 5 tips to prepare your garden for autumn weather.

10 September 2021

#PIGpeople: PIG Apprentices Win Big At The Savoy!


Recently, a few of us dusted off our gowns and suits to represent THE PIG at the ‘Purple Awards’ at The Savoy, with four apprentices shortlisted...

26 August 2021

Smoked and Uncut rocked THE PIG-at Bridge Place!

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Smoked & Uncut FINALLY returned to the big stage last Sunday at THE PIG-at Bridge Place, and what a day it was!

24 August 2021

Supplier Shout Out: Quicke's Cheese

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We sat down with Mary Quicke of Quicke's Cheese to chat all about one of our go-to ingredients at THE PIG-at Combe across our 25 Mile Menu.

20 August 2021

#PIGPeople: Introducing THE PIG-in the South Downs Team!

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Our eighth member of the litter, THE PIG-in the South Downs, will be swinging open its doors for the first time on 6th September. If you are a regular PIG visitor you may see a few familiar faces across our senior team; many have been part of the PIG family for years, and we’ve got some exciting new additions too.

06 August 2021

Tales from the Kitchen Garden at THE PIG-near Bath

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Our Head Kitchen Gardener Zack Jones tells us what’s been growing in the Kitchen Garden at Bath.

30 July 2021

#PIGPeople: Meet our Acorn Award Winners

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Lydia Rigby, Restaurant Manager of THE PIG in the South Downs, and Freya Morton, House Manager of THE PIG at Bridge Place, have both been awarded an Acorn - a prestigious accolade in the hospitality industry!

29 July 2021

Time for a Summer Tipple

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Who doesn’t love a refreshing tipple to enjoy in the sunshine? We’ve rounded up our bar managers to share their top 3 simple summer cocktail recipes for you to recreate at home. So, what are you waiting for? Get mixing!

26 May 2021

Supplier Shoutout - The National Lobster Hatchery

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We got talking to the team at The National Lobster Hatchery to find out more about the amazing work they do.

26 May 2021

Supplier Shout Out - Fish for Thought


We spoke to the team at Fish for Thought based in Cornwall to find out a little bit more about the amazing range of fresh fish they supply and deliver all over the UK.