Introducing the Folly Foodie Club at THE PIG–at Combe!

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Every Thursday the team at THE PIG-at Combe invite you to join them in the Folly with friends to enjoy a tipple, interesting chatter and a light grazing supper- Thursday is the new Friday after all! With the help of some our local friends and maybe a famous face or two, we will be celebrating everything we love about our local countryside and coast with a series of talks/demos and plenty to nibble on.

Influenced by the seasons, what is growing in the garden and our 25 mile menu suppliers, each week there will be a different theme to the evening.

There really is something for everyone, so here are the dates and what’s on the menu!

Thursday 19th September

Kitchen Garden Gurus: get growing for autumn and spring

Our home-grown gurus talk seasonal growing. Whether you are a total newbie or have the greenest of fingers there will be top tips for every gardening gang!

Supper: Kitchen Garden heroes and Piggy Bits

Thursday 26th September

Porkology – snout to tail with James Golding

Top to tail tips on cooking with the whole hog! We love our pigs, so we use as much as them as possible.

Supper: All the cuts and garden greens

Thursday 3rd October

Popping the cork on boutique wine making (and a bit of tasting!) with Castlewood Vineyard

Hyper-local Castlewood Vineyard emerged on its South-facing Devon hillside between 2006 and 2009. By using only, the ripest fruits from a few thousand wines Castlewood maintains its high quality. Owner Rob Corbett shares his stories over a glass or two of his exclusive sparkling wine!

Supper: 25- mile menu classics

Thursday 31st October

Kitchen Garden Gurus: No tricking pumpkin picking

Pumpkins are not just for Halloween! Straight out of our patch, we put pumpkins on the pedestal for the night to show you just how versatile and yummy they can be all autumn!

Supper: Pumpkins and winter squashes from our plot to your plate

Thursday 21st November

‘How to wrestle a crab’ with Mitch Tonks

Celebrating our amazing local crab, caught off ‘England’s Seafood Coast’ along the South West. Seafood guru, Mitch Tonks, owner of Rockfish and The Seahorse gets claw cracking.

Supper: Something fishy going on! Crab served three ways

Thursday 5th December

Low ‘n’ slow – wood oven cooking with Pipers Farm

Heart -warming, perfect for gatherings and full of flavour – low ‘n’ slow cooking is made for winter feats! Rearing Ruby Red cattle, Suffolk tub sheep, Saddleback pigs, and free range chicken and ducks, Piper’s Farm is a 50-acre, all-grass, family run farm located just north of Exeter. Get all fired up with warming ideas from our chefs and Peter Piper himself!

Supper: Straight out of the Folly wood- oven. Meat and veggies for a dark December evening

Thursday 19th December

Cheese o’ clock! Cheeseboard combos and cracking wines

Creamy or crumbly, red, white or blue; a wedge of cheese washed down with a good vintage is one of life’s reliable pleasures… and what better time of year to make sure your cheeseboard combos are making your guests melt!

Supper: Cheese, cheese and more cheese… and a few greens!

How much?

£50pp, to include welcome drink, talk/workshop and supper. The Folly bar will also be open throughout the evening to keep you nicely refreshed.

What time?


To book, please email us at or call us on 01404 541770.

If you book 3 Foodie clubs you will receive your 4th evening on us.

We look forward to seeing you in the Folly soon!

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