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Charity update; Dec 2018 £69,106.00 Wow!!  A whopping wreath-making day on 11th Dec raising £1559 for Dorchester Hosptial’s new cancer ward, well done ladies and thank you. Since the first workshop in 2009 the Xmas wreaths have raised over £11,500 for charity…..that’s a lot of wreaths!!     It all started in 2008 with The Highway Farm […]

‘Bake it Better’ bake sale at Highway Farm

This one’s for the kids… Saturday 24th October Drop-in Open House at Highway Farm 11am – 4pm. Invitation…….   We can all bake! Let’s bake it better and together raise some dough for the children. We’re again rolling up, rising to the challenge, pinny’s on and raising money for Great Ormond St Hospital and The Mother […]

Recipes. Mincemeat Cake

Great recipe for mincemeat cake is good for using up any leftover mincemeat you might have in the fridge from Christmas…..but I like make it all year round as it’s so easy, freezes well and yummy too! The recipe is from my neighbours Doug & Amanda, who arrived one New Year’s day with a present of a […]

Charity UPDATE we’ve raised £56,869.00 Tre..men..dous!

Charity UPDATE we’ve raised….£56,869.00    Tre…men…dous! Made possible with the amazing and continued support and help of many kind friends, neighbours and long suffering family and it all started with the KISS Cook Book…… Thank you so very much and we love you all.  John and I send our warm and special wishes to all those […]

Tales of river cottage and farmhouse cake recipe

Walk with me.. …..and our friendly walking group of friends. Our children attended Mosterton School and we were all involved with fund raised and playschools and supported the kids. It’s such a lovely way to keep in touch and up to date with our grown up children,the  grand kids and all that’s going on. This […]

Charity Update.’Bake it Better’ for GOSH

MORE DOUGH…Charity Update. We raised over £1000 for ‘Bake it Better’ for GOSH, and Mother & Baby Clinic in Malawi. TEA and CAKES Sunday 12th Oct at Highway Farm My idea to arrange a charity fund raiser in 10 days…..and to ask friends and family for their help and support please. Here’s the challenge; 1. To support […]

Charity Raffle for Prostate Cancer at Bridport’s Food Festival

On a gloriously sunny day in June Bridport held it’s 10th Annual Food Festival. It was a great success. A huge marquee stuffed full and lots of al fresco stalls selling a wonderful array of food and drink, all local, plus a Cookery Theatre with a listing of well known local chefs with talks and demos and […]

My Neighbour’s Recipe for Mincemeat Cake

Great recipe for mincemeat cake is good for using up any leftover mincemeat you might have in the fridge from Christmas…..but I like make it all year round as it’s so easy, freezes well and yummy too! The recipe is from my neighbours Doug & Amanda, who arrived one New Year’s day with a present of a […]

Recipe….Mulled Cider Punch….tis the season!

Merry Christmas to you all…Cheers! 1                       gallon cider (proper scrumpy cider) 1                       large bottle lemonade, optional, if you want to make it go further 1                       lemon, sliced 2                      orange, sliced 1½                    cups of brown sugar 4                      cinnamon sticks 1½ tsp               allspice 1½ tsp               cloves 1½ tsp               […]

Charity Update for August 2013

……… £40,508.00 raised so far! And it’s hotting up here! Phew, even the sea is getting warmer, honest. I’ve tested the ocean 5 times now and I’m sure it was warmer with each dip! I thought I’d take this opportunity to update you on our fund raising efforts at Highway Farm and let you know […]