The Almanac

Tales from the Kitchen Garden

noun [ C ] (also almanack) a handbook, typically published annually, that includes information for the year such as important days, weather, seasons and nature.
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21 January 2022

Sip with Seedlip and THE PIGs this Dry January

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Many of us are trying Dry January this year or cutting down a bit this month after the Christmas festivities! We have shared our fantastic cocktail recipes using Seedlip from our Bar Team below so you can sip until your heart is content!

10 January 2022

Winter Tales from the Kitchen Garden at THE PIG-in the South Downs

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Head Kitchen Gardener Alex Coutts gives us a sneak peek into the Kitchen Garden at our newest PIG in the litter to see what they are harvesting.

05 January 2022

Dry January & WIN with Seedlip


This month are celebrating the low-and-no-alcohol options through our friends at Seedlip!

02 December 2021

Kamil’s everything *Christmas* sandwich


For some of us, the best thing about Christmas is the leftovers, so why not stick them all in a sandwich…

10 November 2021

Insider Guide: What to do in Cornwall this Winter with Stephanie

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Get to know Cornwall in the winter with our Restaurant manager at THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay, Stephanie Beresforde. Her guide to Cornwall during the colder months includes some of the best foodie places to visit and things to get up to whilst in Cornwall this winter.

08 November 2021

The ultimate English Wine Christmas Gift Guide


Ed Osborne, our Head Sommelier at THE PIG-near Bath knows a thing or two about English Wines and has given us his recommendations for the best English Wines to buy for your loved ones this festive period.

27 October 2021

PIG People – A tale of 10 years

Meet some of THE PIG team who have been by our side for a decade!

25 October 2021

English Wine… a journey with THE PIGS

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THE PIG experience is not complete without wine! Our sommeliers love nothing more than talking about wine all night to anyone who will listen. Over the last 10 years English Wine has become a huge part of our offering at THE PIGs. We chatted to our Head Sommelier at THE PIG-near Bath, Ed Osborne, to find out about how our love of wine has grown at THE PIGS over the last decade.

25 October 2021

A trip down memory lane with Belu


Now we’ve hit the grand old age of 10, we thought we’d sit down with our friends at Belu and take a little trip down memory lane to look at how we’ve grown together over the years.

22 October 2021

10 years of treatments: the evolution of the Potting Sheds


Heidi, Head Therapist at THE PIG in Brockenhurst, started her journey with us as our original Therapist at our original PIG - we thought there’s no one better to sit down and have a chat with about how our Potting Sheds have become what they are today; a little oasis of calm…