I’m a Finalist!! Heart of England Fine Foods Special Diamond Awards 2013

I’m very excited and pleased to announce that Simply SeedZ has made it to the final stages of the Heart of England Fine Foods Special Diamond Awards in the category of Innovate!!

After submitting products and presenting my business case to a panel of food industry experts and answering their many questions (similar to Dragons Den!) I am delighted to have got this far, especially as a new comer in the food industry!

The winner will be announced on 18th May at a Gala Dinner at the Metropole NEC, Birmingham which will be hosted by Joanne Malin of BBC Midlands Today.

Best get a new frock!!


Artisan Food Fair 2nd February, Chipping Campden

Please join me and many other fabulous local artisan food producers on Sat 2nd February, Chipping Campden Market Hall – should be a great day out for all the family.

For more information www.thebite2013.co

Producers confirmed for the event include:

Antipodean Sommelier

Roly Poly Pig Roast

Todenham Manor Farm

Cotswold Cider Co

Ross and Ross

Love my Cow

Cotswold Traiteur

Chris Atkins – Honey/Pizza

Basil Brownies

Simon Weaver

Roger Crudge


Annies Market Garden

Cotswold Curer

Lovett Pies

Pie and Mighty

Feld fare Produce

Cotswold Baking

Stainswick Farm

Cotswold Food Store

Pudding Club

Simply Seasonal

Gibsons Liqueurs

Hayles Fruit Farm

Cotswold Chocolate Company

Simply Seedz

Natural Revolution





Simple New Years Day Lunch – Leg of Lamb with Simply SeedZ Rosemary & Garlic seed mix

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Leg of Lamb with Simply SeedZ Rosemary & Garlic



2kg Leg of Lamb

Olive oil

Good handful of fresh chopped Rosemary (or dried will do)

3 cloves of garlic (peeled)

Heat oven to 170 degrees

Take 1 whole leg of lamb (2kgs), place in roasting tim

Criss-cross with a sharp knife and insert slithers of peeled garlic and chopped rosemary.

Drizzle with olive oil and season well.

Cook slowly for approx 2 1/2 hours, until meat is tender, pink and juicy.

Remove from roasting tin and place on serving plate to rest.

Sprinkle generously with Simply SeedZ Rosemary and Garlic Seed mix, to give a crunch to your lunch!!

Serve with seasonal vegetables and mint sauce – YUM!!