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Yorkshire drop with peaches and a butterscotch sauce

Yorkshire drop with butterscotch sauce

Yorkshire drop is a cross between a clafoutis and a Yorkshire pudding. Tried one? We hadn’t until but this delicious Peach Yorkshire drop with butterscotch sauce is the perfect place…

July dates for the diary. The CLA Game Fair 2015

JULY dates for the diary

The Field’s July dates for the diary encompass art and sport, starting with Masterpiece and finishing with the Game Fair. We hope to see you at Harewood House this year.…

RABI

The RABI Cream Tea Campaign is scrumptious

The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution ‘cream tea campaign’ aims to raise the awareness of poverty within the farming community. The RABI is a welfare charity. Its charitable endeavours provide £2 million…

Big Farmland Bird Count

Big Farmland Bird Count 2015 results

The Big Farmland Bird Count sees farmers record the number of birds they see on their farmland during half an hour each year. The results of the Big Farmland Bird…

June dates for the diary. Dressed for racing

JUNE dates for the diary. Take note.

Here are The Field’s essential June dates for the diary. Flaming June may have started stormy, but it does herald the advent of the summer season. Time to scrub down…

Open Farm Sunday. Pig

Open Farm Sunday, 10th anniversary

Open Farm Sunday happens on 7 June 2015. Hundreds of farms across the country will open their gates to the public for the 10th Open Farm Sunday, an annual event…

Hartlebury Castle

Hartlebury Castle to be restored

Hartlebury Castle, the historic home of the bishops of Worcester, is being turned into a tourist attraction by locals, who have bought the property from the Church Commissioners. The Hartlebury…

Rare breeds are under threat

Rare breeds registration falling

Some rare breeds are becoming rarer, if the recent Rare Breeds Survival Trust watchlist is anything to go by. Britain’s native pig breeds face “significant threats” according to the latest…

May dates for the diary

MAY dates for the diary

Things start to happen in May, the summer season is starting to sway. For the first weekend after the bank holiday head to Badminton, Gloucestershire for the pinnacle of three…