Tag Archives: Fresh Choice

Fresh Choice – a foodie’s greengrocer (first published in 2012)

A couple of years ago I sat in a meeting with some of Ashbourne’s traders. They were discussing Ashbourne’s High Street and the opportunity to reinvigorate it. I have heard people criticising the range of shops and also the prices. … Continue reading

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Take three ingredients for a winter warmer

As the temperature falls and the nights get darker, my mind turns to the ‘winter warmers’. This is comfort food at its finest and a real time saver for the cook. I’ll sometimes make a batch at the weekend, eat … Continue reading

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Food Miles in practice

I am a big advocate of using local produce. Before you buy anything online at least think about whether you could buy it in one of our independent retailers. I firmly believe that you will be surprised at just what … Continue reading

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The world’s finest sausage and the Ashbourne terroir

One of the joys of visiting France is to stumble across one of the local markets. They are a celebration not only of food but of the terroir – the environmental and physical characteristics which impart flavour. These characteristics produce … Continue reading

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