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.
19 May 2020

Flatbreads with Cheesy Wild Garlic Pesto

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An easy Flatbread recipe cooks perfectly well in a regular oven - great for spring feasting.

19 May 2020

Garden Centres are Go! What to buy now...

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Now that Garden Centres have reopened Ollie, our Group Head Kitchen Gardener lets us know what seeds he is buying to get planting now.

15 May 2020

How to Grow Herbs..A Beginner's Guide

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A good assortment of herbs in pots in a sunny place near the house is a great asset for both garden and kitchen!

15 May 2020

Garden Herb Oil

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Our herb-infused oil is perfect for dipping freshly baked bread in, and it goes really well with our home-smoked salt!

15 May 2020

Lex's Garden Mint Mousse

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This is one of THE PIG classics that we have had on numerous menus since we started!

14 May 2020

A grape idea! THE PIG's first Vineyard...

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Madehurst Lodge, soon to be THE PIG-in the South Downs in Sussex, is now the home of the very first PIG planted vineyard!

01 May 2020

Tales from the Kitchen Garden - May

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May is one of the best months in the garden and is great time for sowing a huge range of vegetables. Here's what our Kitchen Garden teams have been up to this month.

30 April 2020

Tim's Boozy Infusions

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Once we started experimenting with infusing spirits, there was no stopping us. Try infusing your own spirits at home with herbs from your garden.

30 April 2020

Tomato & Chilli Jam

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This sweet, sticky jam is the perfect accompaniment to a freshly carved ham sandwich, but it goes with all sorts – from a nice bit of steak to a smoked mackerel salad.

30 April 2020

Tales from the Kitchen Garden - April

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The end of April is a busy time in our kitchen gardens, as it is when our big changeover happens. Here's what our Kitchen Garden teams have been up to this month.

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