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.

Dorset Drink businesses offering home delivery during Lockdown

Dorset Drink businesses offering home delivery during Lockdown

Page updated on Friday 29th May 2020. We are trying to keep this as accurate as possible but some of this information changes daily/hourly. Please call businesses to check before travelling.  In these uncertain times, our beloved food and drink industry is being hit hard…

Guest Recipe from Ma Bolton – Gluten Free Wraps

Guest Recipe from Ma Bolton – Gluten Free Wraps

This little recipe is kindly shared by Kate Bolton from Ma Bolton.  This recipe has been designed to help if you are struggling to get hold of gluten free flours and any precious amount you might have, you will want to go as far as…

Review of Captain Cod in Christchurch

Review of Captain Cod in Christchurch

It might be the middle of the Covid-19 lockdown, but after deciding as a family that we’d love to see if we could find a fish and chip takeaway for our Saturday evening meal, I discovered this gem of a fish and chip shop! Located…

Baking Ingredient Suppliers

Baking Ingredient Suppliers

We keep being asked if we know of places that currently have stocks of flour and other baking ingredients. We have searched through our list of local Dorset businesses, as well as UK based suppliers who are offering home delivery, to put together a list…

Baking tips (if you can’t quite find the right ingredients)

Baking tips (if you can’t quite find the right ingredients)

In this Coronavirus quarantine, people are more inspired than ever to get in the kitchen and make something from scratch, especially bread and cake! Some baking ingredients have been hard to find in the supermarkets so here is a list of tips and hacks to…

DORSET PRODUCERS INVITED TO TAKE PART IN NEW ONLINE FOOD FESTIVAL

DORSET PRODUCERS INVITED TO TAKE PART IN NEW ONLINE FOOD FESTIVAL

Two business owners have devised a way of counteracting the current crisis to support producers across Dorset. Ian Tiffen from Tips & Leaves and Rob Wheeler from Kernel Cobs came up with the idea of the SNAFood Festival following the cancellations of the spring and…

Recipe for an Easter Simnel Cake

Recipe for an Easter Simnel Cake

This is one of my favourite cakes, partly because of my love affair with marzipan, but this cake is also a great way to use up any of the dried fruit you may have in your cupboards. It is a traditional Easter cake which is…

Recipe for Hot Cross Buns

Recipe for Hot Cross Buns

If you are looking for something to bake at home, here is our recipe for the Easter Classic,  Hot Cross Buns. If you are struggling to find flour or yeast in the shops, many farm shops have these in ready supply. You can check our…

Marketing tips for food and drink businesses during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Marketing tips for food and drink businesses during the Coronavirus outbreak.

For the first time, rather than food and drink businesses having to work hard to find their customers to communicate with them, people and communities are actively seeking out information from businesses. They are searching the internet and their social media for places to buy…

Recipe for Sausage and Baked Bean Pie

Recipe for Sausage and Baked Bean Pie

This is so simple to make and turns a pretty basic sausage and beans dinner into something a bit fancier and is a wonderful comfort food. You can make your pastry from scratch but we’ve used pre made pastry here for ease.