Friday, 27 March 2015

the Ayrshire Food Network congratulate Dunlop Dairy for being awarded with PGI status .. see detail

Ann  Dorward  of  Dunlop  Dairy  at West Clerkland Farm , Stewarton has been  awarded   PGI (protected  geographic  indicator ) European status for the Traditional Ayrshire Dunlop  (TAD) which is  made  uniquely  in the  small   adjoining  geographic area ,using non homogenised  milk  from the   small  herd of Ayrshire  cows  .

the specification of the TAD  cheese takes account of  the  micro climate , the terroir  and highly detailed  cheese making  procedures

All credit to Ann  and her team, -- for  a long  awaited ,hard fought  and highly deserved  accreditation

the cheese can be purchased at the farm, though specialist  cheese merchants and at  farmers  markets including Glasgow Partick  on  the second saturday of the month, and at Falkirk  on the first Friday .

Well worth seeking out .. Enjoy !!

Friday, 20 March 2015

Ayrshire Food Network welcomes the publication of The List Ayrshire Larder

Available   both on line  and in   48 page  leaflet format ,this long  awaited   publication  tells the   story of Ayrshire's  food and drink  in its richness and  practical  detail .

It  tells you about  the food grown, made , landed and reared in Ayrshire ' and just as importantly where to find it , from  local farm shops , markets to contemporary  restaurants , reflecting  the  current food culture of Ayrshire

We support  warmly its publication

the   Online version at   thelarder.net   has been optimised    for   mobile  access   and usage

Enjoy !