Ali Smith

Review of Frank and Beans in Lyme Regis

Review of Frank and Beans in Lyme Regis

There have been three occasions in my life on which ice cream has moved beyond the delicious into the momentous. The first was my introduction to authentic Italian gelato; a scoop of pistachio, buttery and intensely fragrant, at one of Venice’s finest Gelaterias, hidden away…

Review of Washingpool Farm Shop in Bridport

Review of Washingpool Farm Shop in Bridport

Since its inception with the purchase of a small farm in 1971, the family business at Washingpool has always been ahead of its time. Long before diversification was a buzz word the family saw that in order to survive and prosper, income was needed beyond…

Review of Ford Farm Cheeses

Review of Ford Farm Cheeses

I was delighted to be invited for a tour and tasting at Ford Farm – not one to miss out on a cheese tasting opportunity, John came along under the guise of chief photographer. I have to admit to a soft spot for Ford Farm.…

Review of the Modbury Farm Shop in Burton Radstock

Review of the Modbury Farm Shop in Burton Radstock

Tim and Julie Garry have kept a herd of Jersey cows at Modbury Farm for 28 years, opening a small shop in the farmhouse shortly after. In 2007 they converted an old shippon- previously used to house cows and goats – into a larger shop…