Ivy Cottage Classic

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This thyme and sea-salt heart-shaped loaf has become a favourite at Ivy Cottage. Its moist texture resemble a herby focaccia but it’s lighter and its stunning shape make it a show-stopper for summer lunches and picnics!

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National Picnic Week

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If you go down to Ivy Cottage today, you’re sure of a big surprise. There’s lots of marvellous things to eat and wonderful games to play because it’s the day Ivy Cottage have their picnic!

A tasty sourdough loaf filled with layers of fresh summer ingredients: lettuce, tomatoes, mozzarella, olives, roasted peppers, all coated in olive oil and herbs.

The perfect finale to National Picnic Week.

Chestnut Sourdough

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It has been raining cats and dogs for two days and June is like autumn at present.

In the store cupboard we had some pre-cooked chestnuts and, using an overnight levain, this mildy nutty sourdough came about.

Sumac and sheep cheese focaccia

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A continuation of our al fresco offering: Sumac and sheep cheese focaccia, a rather rustic ‘fusion’ of Italian and Middle Eastern ingredients and taste.

A delighful crumb texture with a hint of cheese and the tart citrus of the ground berries.

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