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Tomahawk Ribeye Steak Recipe by Sarah Dugdale

How was your Sunday roast? Take a look at what our resident chef, Sarah Dugdale, cooked up: Tomahawk rib eye steak with on the vine roasted tomatoes, rocket , wild garlic and olive oil salad , oven baked chips ( using the olive oil and droitwich salt), Bernaise sauce with homemade butter, tarragon, Cacklebean eggs, white wine vinegar and lemon juice and mushrooms in wild gar...

Happerley Chef, Sarah Dugdale, wows at her first pop-up restaurant

On Saturday 13th April, Masterchef semi-finalist and Happerley Chef, Sarah Dugdale, ran her first pop-up at the Hive Restaurant in Cheltenham. Taking on the challenge of ensuring that she was able to trace all her ingredients back to source, Sarah wowed all the guests, finishing off the evening with an enpassioned speech about the ctitical importance of provenance.    W...

Family of five take on epic Live Happerley Challenge in a bid to follow their food from farm to fork.

  A Gloucestershire family of five have pledged to only consume food and drink from suppliers that can prove where their ingredients are from by taking part in the Live Happerley Challenge.   Following the food provenance-promoting 7-day challenge making national news last week, Ruth Erwin, Jeff Adams and their children Mia, 11, Jake, 11 and Carla, 5, decided to take p...

MasterChef 2019 contestant pledges future to championing ingredient provenance

  A MasterChef contestant whose use of fresh, honest produce saw her reach the semi-final knock-out stage of this year’s competition has pledged her future to championing the provenance of ingredients.   Sarah Dugdale, of Gloucestershire, rose to fame on the popular BBC One cooking show having wowed renowned judges Gregg Wallace and John Torode with some sensational se...

The Royal Three Counties Show Happerley Food Heaven - Exclusive to Happerley Transparent suppliers

  The First Happerley Food Heaven at The Royal Three Counties Show in hosted in an exclusive central marquee.   Filling quickly - Reserve Your Space Today - All applications for the Happerley Food Heaven need to be submitted by Friday 15th March 2019, spaces will be given on a first come first serve basis.   The Royal Three Counties Show, 14th June to 16th June 2...

Resounding success as supermarket becomes UK’s first to make it mandatory for suppliers to be transparent

  A Cotswolds supermarket has experienced a flood of customers wanting to use new provenance-scanning technology after it became the UK’s first major retailer to make it mandatory for suppliers to tell shoppers where their ingredients are sourced from.   The landmark event saw the Midcounties Co-operative in Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, make it obligatory for...

MR TROTTER SEEKS NEW BREED OF BRITISH PORK RIND SUPPLIERS

Here follows a press release from Mr Trotters in reponse to the article on page three of The Times today.   An offer of a new supply of British pork rind from British farmers has been the unexpected result of articles in national newspapers on the supply and labelling of British Snacks.       The articles were a critique of Staffordshire-made Mr Trotter’s, which use...

Midcounties Cooperative Launches Happerley Instore

  On Wednesday 27th February Midcounties Cooperative becomes the first British food retailer to make it mandatory for food and drink suppliers to prove and publish where they source their ingredients for all shoppers to see.   Happerley QR codes at point of sale across its Best of our Counties range will be unveiled at its Bourton on Water supermarket ahead of a roll out...

High end restaurants should #namethefarm for steaks

  A dining experience on Saturday evening at an expensive restaurant in mid Gloucestershire   Steak description - ‘Herefordshire beef’   "Is that Hereford breed or from Herefordshire?"   "It's from Herefordshire as ‘we like to limit carbon footprint’" said front of house.   'It's from xxxx butchers in [market town in Gloucestershire]' said another, "T...

Discover The Impact of Buying Your Food & Drink

  Happerley is now inviting every Happerley Transparent brand to outline its commitments to: Environment Education Communities Sustainability Packaging & waste Welfare Energy on their Happerley Transparent Data Record.   What does this mean? It means that through one QR code the consumer not only views the validated ingredient supply network b...