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See In 2018 – The Herefordshire Way

Herefordshire is, at long last, being recognised as a favourite foodie destination. Not only does it produce world-renowned beef and cider, there are lots of artisan producers and boutique restaurants throughout the county gaining a reputation at a national level too, together with specialist outlets and farm shops. The Castle House Hotel in the heart…

Recipes from Feli’s Bar & Restaurant

We’ve been going BBQ bonkers down at Certainly Wood HQ lately, courtesy of the recent burst of knock-out weather we’ve had. However, our culinary skills extend to a few sausages and burgers most of the time. But what do proper chefs cook on the BBQ? Over the Malvern Hills and not far away (well, in…

What’s with Wassailing?

If the January blues have started to set in now that the Christmas and New Year’s festivities are over and done with, then a quick wassail might be just what you need to perk you up. So, grab a bowl full of mead, a group of friends and head for your nearest orchard on Twelfth…

Frighteningly Fantastic

It’s the spooky time of year again when the USA goes Halloween crazy and the UK half-heartedly goes along with it. The Certainly Wood coven love nothing better than to gather around the fire and tell spooky tales. However, pumpkin carving is probably the most revered traditions at Halloween, but have you ever wondered why…

Made in Herefordshire Cookbook

Photographers Rebecca and Simon Wild are well known to Certainly Wood customers as they are responsible for lots of the wonderful images that grace the pages of our website. Their first love is food photography and the pair produce exceptional images from their rural Herefordshire studio. Their passion for food led them to putting together…

Time For Tea – Stove-top Kettles

The beauty of an AGA or any wood-fired stove is the fact it teaches you the art of patience. Even something as simple as making a cup of tea takes a little longer when you don’t use an electric kettle. However, there is nothing as British as the sound of a whistling kettle at teatime…

Top 10 BBQ Sauces

It seems summer is here – well for today anyway. So it’s time to get outside and start cooking on wood. But the one thing that can make-or-break a good BBQ is the BBQ sauce? The US prides itself on its BBQ heritage, so we’ve looked at 9 different recipes that hail from 9 different…

Caribbean Fruit & Vegetable Kebabs

It’s almost time to bring out the BBQ and get grilling. Did you know that cooking on wood gives great results and also smells wonderful too. If you use Flamers to light your BBQ, you won’t spoil your food with those nasty paraffin smells traditional firelighters tend to exude. Here’s a lovely recipe for kebabs…

S’mores Outdoors

If you are like most people, and find yourself with lots of left-over pieces of misshapen chocolate eggs after Easter and don’t really know what to do with them, we have the answer. Build yourself a fire in the garden using Certainly Wood’s kiln-dried logs and make yourself some S’mores. For those of you who…