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Best Picnic Recipes for Summer

Sun-dappled meadows, gentle breezes, and balmy weather… OK so we haven’t had much of that this year, but picnics are still the perfect way to embrace the summer regardless of the forecast. For some, the thought of packing food can feel like a chore, but with a little planning and our list of delicious (and travel-friendly) recipes, you can create a spread that's both impressive and effortless. [...]

The Plumbs’ Veggie Patch-to-Plate Challenge!

Calling all Cambridge foodies and veg enthusiasts! Ever dreamt of turning your balcony into a mini-farm or transforming a sunny windowsill into a herb haven? This summer, Plumbs' Dairy is throwing down the gauntlet with our very own Veggie Patch-to-Plate Challenge! [...]

Delicious Spring Dinner Ideas

With the days becoming much warmer, many of us will be embracing the freshness of spring in our kitchens and opting for lighter meals. In this blog, we will be sharing some filling yet light dinner ideas that are both easy to make and also healthy and hearty. From vibrant salads to comforting pasta dishes, these recipes will invigorate your taste buds and prepare you for the sunny days ahead [...]

Foraging Tips for the Spring

With the last of the frost far behind us, and the warmth of spring breathing new life into the countryside, the Cambridgeshire landscape has become a treasure trove of wild edibles waiting to be discovered. Foraging during the spring is not only a wholesome outdoor activity but also a great way to connect with nature and enjoy the freshest flavours of the season. In this blog, we'll explore the art of spring foraging in Cambridgeshire, sharing tips, safety guidelines, and some delicious recipes to inspire your culinary adventures.  [...]

Celebrating Easter: A Feast of Tradition

Easter is not only a time of spiritual reflection and renewal but, in modern times, a period when families get together and enjoy egg hunts, roast dinners, and other culinary treats. As spring blossoms, families across the nation gather to enjoy a sumptuous array of traditional dishes that celebrates the start of this joyous season. But why chocolate eggs, and where did hot cross buns come from? This article looks at the origins of some of the most well-known Easter traditions in the UK. [...]

Healthy, Wholesome Salads for the Winter Season

During the cold weather we often gravitate towards hearty, warming meals that can sometimes leave us feeling a bit heavy and sluggish. However, don't let the cold weather deter you from enjoying a nutritious and satisfying salad. [...]

The Benefits of Participating in Veganuary

Dry January has been a tradition in the UK for many years, but Veganuary is quickly becoming a popular tradition worldwide that encourages people to try a vegan lifestyle for the month of January. It’s a great way to start the year off on a healthy note and it also gives you the opportunity to explore new foods and recipes. If you’re looking to participate in Veganuary, here are some reasons why it’s beneficial for the environment and has a positive impact on the local community. [...]

Homemade Christmas Decoration Ideas

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to embrace the festive spirit than by adorning your home with homemade Christmas decorations? In a world filled with mass-produced ornaments, adding a unique and eco-friendly spin to your decorations can bring warmth and personality to your home. This year, why not embrace that homemade, ‘hygge’ aesthetic, such as dried fruit or pine cone decorations, that can give your home a cosy and festive ambiance. [...]