The Almanac

Tales from the Kitchen Garden

23 August 2018

Start your own PIG-style kitchen garden with a greenhouse

To make sure our chefs have the best seasonal ingredients the whole way through the year, our gardeners make the most of greenhouses to keep fruit and vegetables growing in the best conditions.

21 August 2018

Summer recipe: lemon and lime basil posset

This is the easiest dessert there is.

14 August 2018

Summer recipe: garden pea salad

It’s a lovely, colourful salad that’s light, zesty, and perfect for enjoying in the sun with a glass of wine.

25 July 2018

Hambledon Vineyard pops the cork at Smoked & Uncut

There’s no doubting that English wine is having its moment in the spotlight....

25 June 2018

Chef meets kitchen gardener at THE PIG- at Combe

Visitors to THE PIG- at Combe were treated recently at our first ‘Chef Meets Kitchen Gardener’ event.

24 April 2018

Feast in style at Smoked & Uncut this summer

Smoked & Uncut is heading back to three of our PIGs this summer, and we’re excited to offer all-new experiences as part of our feasting tickets.

15 April 2018

Recipe of the month: infused vodka and gin cocktails

Head to the bar in any of our PIGs, and you’ll notice our eclectic collections of herb-infused vodkas.

06 April 2018

Smoked & Uncut 2018 headliners announced...

4 dates, 4 festivals...counting down the days!

29 March 2018

From the garden: what we’re sowing and harvesting in March

Continuing our regular series of opening up our kitchen gardens, this month we take a look at what’s happening at the start of spring.

21 March 2018

Out and about: trot from medieval town to the heart of the country

With spring (finally!) here, it’s time to enjoy the best of both worlds: exploring town and country in Hampshire.

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