Festive Fayre - Sunday 15 December 10am - 4pm Another opportunity for stress free Christmas shopping, pop in and meet some of our lovely local producers. We will be serving Sunday Lunch in the Read More ›
River Cottage Canteen and Deli Axminster
Location: Axminster, United KingdomView on map
About Me: River Cottage Canteens showcase the very best of what the South West has to offer with freshly cooked, fabulous food in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. At the Axminster Deli you'll find a range of River Cottage book and gifts as well a drinks, preserves, cured meats, pies and cheeses.
Our Festive producer of the month for December is Cocoa Loco, Organic chocolatiers and purveyors of fine confectionary. In their own words "We live, breathe, dream and sleep in chocolate...", and Read More ›
A delicious warming seasonal recipe with artichoke crisps. Fresh and seasonal ingredients. At River Cottage we love supporting local food producers. Jerusalem artichokes: These look a little like root ginger, they are in season now and you should find them in all good supermarkets or farmers' markets. Jerusalem artichokes are sweet and almost garlicky and mushroomy and gorgeous. Although called artichokes they're actually tubers – like rough and ready potatoes. Barley is a fantastic grain for winter soups, stews and risottos. It is wonderfully versatile cereal grain with a rich nutlike flavour and a chewy consistency. Its appearance resembles wheat berries, although it is slightly lighter in colour. It is healthy high fibre high-protein whole grain boasting numerous health benefits. Barley is also used in booze: barley is used as an ingredient in beer and other alcoholic beverages.
Introducing the Marshwood Scrumpers With this year being such a great year for bumper apple crops, what better way to use up all of the apples than by making apple juice? Our producers of Read More ›
Join us for a fun and informative evening with Steven giving tips and advice on preparing and cooking game this autumn. Head chef Sam Rom and his team will be serving up a delicious meal using Read More ›
Cauliflower is a great vegetable and in season now. It is often forgotten about and certainly not used to its full potential, it can be sweet and creamy or roasted it takes on a nutty taste. Blitz it raw and use as rice or boiled it makes great soups and purees. It comes in several varieties and colours - purple, orange and the spiky romanesco.
Parrett Preserves Liz Neville is a long standing supplier of River Cottage and the Axminster Canteen & Deli, making award winning jams, chutneys and jellies that are in tune with the seasons. Read More ›
Pear Blossom To celebrate the launch of Hugh's new book Fruit Every Day and the accompanying TV show River Cottage to the Core, we've created a special Canteen cocktail. Organic vodka infused with Read More ›
On Friday 27 September we will be joined by River Cottage HQ head gardener Craig Rudman for a celebration of our seasonal vegetables and hedgerow delights. Craig will be giving you hints and Read More ›