Simple But Brilliant Christmas Roast + Top Tips

For many the Christmas Roast turkey is the pinnacle of the festive season. There’s quite some pressure to get everything right, to keep the bird succulent and tasty and for all the trimmings to be just perfect. There are many tried and tested methods, each claiming to offer the ultimate in roast turkey perfection.  Whilst […]

Lemon & herb-basted simple roast turkey

Sometimes the best recipes are the simplest ones. This lemon and herb-blasted roast is a real classic.  Once mastered you can adapt, experimenting with different herbs, over time to suit your particular tastes. Remove the bird from the fridge 1hr before cooking to allow it to come to room temperature. Thoroughly wipe the turkey inside […]

What about all those added extras?

Of all celebrations Christmas is the one we celebrate with the most energy and exuberance. We tend to push our over indulgence levels to the very limits!  But before we get to that point many of us engage in that yearly frantic shop – so much to buy and do and with the clock ticking […]

Win a Luxury Christmas Hamper!

This year we are offering one of our early bird costumers the chance to win a luxurious Christmas hamper full of lots of wonderful Norfolk goodies!  If you place your order with us before the 1st Dec you will automatically be entered into the competition. Inside the hamper one lucky winner will find: A Christmas […]

The Benefits of a Himalayan Salt Chamber

For many years Himalayan salt has been thought to contain positive therapeutic properties, many also claim that it provides a plethora of health benefits. Himalayan salt has a rusty pinkish complexion and has been mined to treat all sorts of bodily conditions, such as insomnia, allergies and depression.  Housed in gently warming lamps, the salt […]

Maple-Roasted Turkey with Sage, Smoked Bacon, and Cornbread Stuffing

Turkey is prepared differently all over the world. In North America, as in the UK, the preparation tends to be a much loved seasonal delicacy with a never ending list of regional variations. Why not try a roast turkey prepared in the North American style?  It’s not as complicated as you might think.  Ingredients such […]

The Norfolk Black Turkey

The Norfolk Black Turkey also known as ‘the black’, ‘the black Spanish’ or the ‘Aztec’ is a well-known, once wild native to South America.  The wild bird was discovered in Mexico, pilfered by Spanish explorers in the 16th Century and brought back to Europe for trade and farming.  It was settled and reared in Spain […]

August Recipe – Grilled Turkey, Brie & Cranberry Sandwich

Sometimes there’s nothing better than a good, hearty sandwich. Good thick slices of bakery (or home baked if you’re feeling fancy) bread, stuffed with cheese, turkey and cranberry and all grilled to a melted mess of perfection. A no frills and no fuss meal that hits the spot every time. Ingredients 2 slices of thick, […]

The Mighty Sandwich and The Great Outdoors!

If you thought the hot weather was well and truly over then you may be mistaken. This September has seen some of highest autumn temperatures ever recorded in the UK. Guernsey for example recently baked in a staggering 30 degrees Celsius, the highest on record. It looks likely that warm winds now drifting across southern […]

Our Norfolk Top 10

Being a Norfolk producer has a long list of pros, but we can’t deny that our favourite part of the whole thing has to be knowing and tasting the goods of other great producers in the area. From beer to pork pies and from chocolate to cheese, Norfolk know how to do food properly. So […]

Why Buy a Turkey that’s too big….

We are definitely not the only farmers to recommend you buy a Turkey that is too much meat for one day! That’s because there’s nothing better than a Boxing Day meal, made out of your Turkey leftovers… Whilst we know some very tasty Turkey leftover feast ideas – we want to hear some new ones! […]

December Places & Faces Article

We are so proud to be featured in the Norfolk Produce section of December 2015 Faces & Places magazine   The issue is now available online on their website: Morton’s Traditional Taste Article If you liked the article, click here to: Visit the Online Shop Journalist Andy Newman spent a day on the farm with our very […]

Traditional Taste in a Different Way

Our Turkeys will have a fantastic flavour whatever way you chose to cook them, because of the way we bring them up. So why not have a look at some different ways that don’t involve the oven! Deep Fried Turkey Deep-fried turkey is a Southern American tradition, who try to cling to it as the most […]

Importance of Free Range at Christmas

Free Range can actually mean a whole host of things in the poultry industry. The term implies a playful, ‘Chicken Run’ type of operation, when in fact some farmed birds are subject to over-cramming and grimy living conditions – in which they are bred to continuously eat, therefore have little interest in pecking away outdoors. […]

Life after the Farm

We work really hard over the Turkey farming season to make sure we are producing the very best free-range birds; rearing them in this way to bring you traditional flavours for your dinner table at Christmas. To make sure we are doing it right – we asked a few of our customers what they thought! […]

Planning ahead this Christmas

While some may believe this is far too early to be thinking of Christmas – we both know that’s not true. To master the organisation of the season, the ‘To do’ lists need to be started. Discussions should be had over who is cooking for the family – at which point you can either sign […]

What makes a Turkey special?

How do you pick your Christmas Turkey? Is it how it looks in the movies, where there’s a mad rush to the last cling-wrapped Turkey in the frozen aisle of the Supermarket? It shouldn’t be! The first clue to a good Turkey is to buy fresh – never frozen. This way it is very easy […]

Janet Peachey: One of Norfolks finest local jam makers

This week’s local food producer interview is with Janet Peachey who runs Peacheys Preserves, One of Norfolks finest local jam makers producing a variety of artisan jams, jellies, preserves and winner of two Bronze Awards at the 2011 Marmalade Awards. Peachey’s Preserves is based near Diss in South Norfolk and the company has been going for […]

In search of norfolk chocolate for Easter?

With Easter knocking on our door we thought it only right to celebrate great Norfolk Chocolate – so we sought out one of the regions most interesting and individual small producers! Originally working for chocolate giant Kinnerton (Britains largest manufacturer according to their website), Dale Skipper (that’s Mrs Dale Skipper!) has ended up running her own […]