Hello April………. as the days lengthen and the earth begins to soak up the suns warmth, the countryside is no longer a dun coloured wilderness but lush green pasture dotted with little groups of rain washed sheep, the trees coming into leaf and the catkins blowing in the breeze. Easter is near as we celebrate new beginnings. All the little birds now coming forth into our gardens and as the sing their little song high up in the trees. Breeds such as curlews, dotterel and lapwing along with robin, thrush and blackbird, were all recorded as being on sale in the markets of London in the hungry 1940โ€™s, as indeed were fledgling rooks for rook pie!!!ย ๐Ÿ˜
Showers and sunshine have brought tender new growth to the hawthorns and dandelion in the meadow, I notice as I take my daughter Paris along our field, equipped with a basket and she is treated to my annual lecture on what to pick and where!!ย ๐Ÿ˜‚ย (bless her she loves it) what leaves and flowers are edible, dandelions being 1st of the wild gatherings along with violets and primroses, chickeeed and fresh watercress, one peppery and dark and one mild and pale – to be gathered for the salad bowl.๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿงšโ€โ™€๏ธ

My bistro menu

Spring crab and wild leaf salad
Asparagus topped with a poached duck egg & hollandaise sauce
Meat or veggies board, with oils cheese and seasonal fruit.

Rack of welsh lamb, wild garlic mash & red wine sauce.
Baked salmon fillet with baby buttered potatoes and watercress sauce.
Seasonal springtime vegetable tart with crinkle chips.

All served with seasonal veg.

Strawberry and white chocolate meringue
Rhubarb crumble
Easter chocolate nest cheesecake

Please can you share๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ˜

If someone requires a steak or chicken dish then just let me know at time of booking.

Phone to book a table, mobile 07711 358090

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