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.
21 March 2019

Smoked & Uncut 2019 - Headliners Announced

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Roll up, roll up! Our Smoked & Uncut 2019 festival headliners are announced!

22 October 2018

THE PIG celebrates the best of English still wines

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English wine has been growing steadily in popularity over recent years, but even now most people tend to think of sparkling wines produced in the UK before considering English still wines.

19 October 2018

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

The long, hot summer is finally over, and at each PIG in the litter our kitchen gardeners have been hard at work harvesting fruit, vegetables and herbs ready to make their way onto menus.

16 October 2018

James Golding named ambassador for the New Forest Marque

THE PIG is proud to have strengthened our connections with suppliers and producers in Hampshire’s New Forest.

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.

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