Don’t Tell the Bride!

So, who watches Don’t Tell the Bride on BBC 3? Come on, own up! There was an episode being filmed in and around Mevagissey on July 5th and Lobbs Farm Shop were asked to provide a stand with roasted joints of pork and beef carved up & served in lovely fresh rolls. It was butcher Phil’s turn to be on camera as he was in charge of the stand in the gardens of Silvanus, a large property overlooking Mevagissey village and harbour. The weather stayed dry and the guests were able to mingle out in the gardens. The film crew were buzzing around following the bride’s every move and reaction. Phil did a sterling job making sure everyone was catered for, the food went down very well indeed. Having a roast like this is a nice option and allows you to have a mixture of roasted meats instead of just a whole pig or lamb as a hog roast. If you’re interested, enquire at the butchery counter in Lobbs Farm Shop or give us a ring on 01726 844411. We can also provide freshly made coleslaw, waldorf, potato and cous cous salads amongst others if that took your fancy. It’s great for parties and takes the worry of catering out of your hands!

Phil serves up a lovely pork roll for a guest…

Phil carves the mustard encrusted roast beef.

Here’s Phil!

Here comes the Bride…

Phil being nosey

Apple Sauce, Grain Mustard or Ketchup!

 

 

 

 

 

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National BBQ Week 28th May – 3rd June

There seems to be a day or week for just about everything doesn’t there! But who can resist National BBQ Week? A chance to bask in the beautiful English sunshine…. *ahem* and a very good chance to make the most of some local produce on your grill. If you choose to stick with the trusty sausage and burger combo, make sure they’re good ones, perhaps even make your own burgers? Or maybe be a little more adventurous and get chopping with some garden herbs for a tasty marinade such as this one from Angela Hartnett? Whatever you end up cooking, enjoy!

You can buy a delicious range of home reared meats from our farm here in South Cornwall on our website, all available for UK wide delivery.

April Showers

There’s been some fairly hefty showers around, laden with raindrops and hail stones. It made for some atmospheric shots one evening last week at Kestle farm. The logo tree field is currently planted with potatoes under those huge furrows. The clear north westerly air provided lovely views north to the clay district, otherwise known as the Cornish Alps! And yes, I did get splattered with chilly rain whilst out in the field…

Hello Spring!

Oh what a beautiful spring day! High cloud gave way to warm hazy sun this afternoon casting a gorgeous light across the land. Here’a few snaps from Kestle Farm from late afternoon, 21st March.

 

Easter Egg Decorating 4th April

Just a quick post to let you all know we are running another chocolate Easter egg decorating session here at Lobbs Farm Shop on Wednesday 4th April. It will run from 11.00am until about 3.00pm. You’ll be able to decorate your Easter eggs, make truffles and design your own gift box for your truffles. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. It costs £7.00 per person. Give us a ring on 01726 844411 or an email lobbsfarmshop@btconnect.com or maybe just stop by in person and write your name down with good old fashioned ink on paper!

Coffee & Cake

A total of £330 was raised for Cornwall Hospice Care with a busy and succesful coffee morning here at Lobbs Farm Shop on Saturday 11th Feb. Organised by Gill and Caroline who, between them, produced a beautiful array of cakes and savouries. There were also lovely contributions in the shape of pasties and cakes made by Kathy, cakes from Mandy and Anne, a quiche from Caroline’s Mum & a cake from Caroline’s Aunty!  Thank you to all who attended, helping make it such a brilliant coffee morning!

above: Having a chinwag!

above: Gill divides up yet another yummy cake!

Above: Caroline serves up a brew (Nice back to front apron Caroline!) 🙂


above: All for a very good cause.

Coffee Morning at Lobbs Farm Shop- 11th Feb

Just to let you all know that there’s a coffee morning here at Lobbs Farm Shop on Saturday 11th February. It starts at 10am and will run until around 2pm. Delicious homemade cakes and savouries will be available for you to eat or buy to take home. There will be a raffle and we’ll also be joined by Elaine & Marilyn who’ll be selling their locally made cards and gifts. The coffee morning is being held in aid of Cornwall Hospice Care so do come along and support it if you can!

 

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