Heather Brown

Heather Brown runs Dorset Foodie Feed and just loves championing local businesses. Heather lives in Bournemouth with her husband and two teenage boys.

Banana Bread Recipe

Banana Bread Recipe

Banana Bread Recipe I dusted off this recipe this week when we ended up with a basket full of rather too brown looking bananas and my husband asked me to turn it into cake rather than throw them away.  This banana bread recipe is perfect…

Review of The Old Thatch in Wimborne

Review of The Old Thatch in Wimborne

Review of The Old Thatch in Wimborne With hospitality beginning to reopen again after the long winter lockdown restrictions, I was delighted to be invited to have lunch at the newly open The Old Thatch near Wimborne.  The Old Thatch is a beautiful 17th century…

The Churros Kings in Bournemouth

The Churros Kings in Bournemouth

The Churros Kings in Bournemouth It is always a treat when we spot a churros van, to stop get my kids a churros, my eldest in particular, LOVES them! We don’t spot them very often, maybe at a festival or a theme park? This summer…

The new Fropical Ferret by Badger Beers

The new Fropical Ferret by Badger Beers

The new Fropical Ferret by Badger Beers It’s always lovely to taste a new product from one of Dorset’s much loved brands. In this case it was the newly launched Fropical Ferret IPA by Badger Beers.  The Fropical Ferret is a tropical twist on one…

Creme Egg Brownies

Creme Egg Brownies

Creme Egg Brownies This recipe for Creme Egg Brownies is my take on a standard brownie recipe with the added bonus of some Creme Eggs baked into the top. With 3 different kinds of sugar in the brownie (plus the creme egg on top!), this…

Discovering macarons in Bournemouth with La Maison Macaron

Discovering macarons in Bournemouth with La Maison Macaron

Macarons in Bournemouth with La Maison Macaron This is something quite decadent about the french macaron… smaller than a traditional sweet bake, but so full of flavour and when made well, they are both crisp and chewy. They are a difficult bake to master and…

Find your local Fishmongers in Dorset

Find your local Fishmongers in Dorset

Have you had trouble when trying to find your local Fishmongers in Dorset? It wasn’t that long ago that finding somewhere to buy fresh fish outside of a supermarket was difficult, especially in East Dorset. Since the pandemic forced the first lockdown in March 2020,…

Recipe for Millionaire’s Shortbreads.

Recipe for Millionaire’s Shortbreads.

Recipe for Millionaire’s Shortbreads. A crumbly biscuit base, some gooey caramel and a topping of soft chocolate… these sweet treats are a great little pick-me-up at the end of a long day and this recipe for Millionaire’s Shortbread is delicious.  In my opinion, a large…

Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe

Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe

Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe Sometimes the simple things are the best. This is the first cake I learnt to make as a teenager and I have never found a better Victoria Sponge Cake recipe (thank you Mum!).  This versatile recipe can be adapted to add…

Raspberry Jam Doughnut Recipe

Raspberry Jam Doughnut Recipe

Raspberry Jam Doughnut Recipe There is nothing better (in my opinion) than a freshly made, heavily sugared doughnut, filled to the brim with raspberry jam. They are not difficult to make but they do take a little time… but who doesn’t have some free time…