A traditional Somerset escargot dish Mendip Wallfish

A traditional Somerset escargot dish Mendip Wallfish

Check out this delicious recipe for a traditional Somerset escargot dish, Mendip Wallfish. Poached in cider and served with herb butter. This once popular dish is a Somerset delicacy and a great alternative to the French tradition of garlic butter.  Escargot were...
Starting our first year of snail farming

Starting our first year of snail farming

This year we start our first year of snail farming and as I’m writing this, we have reached the end of week 10 of lockdown, following the Coronavirus Pandemic in the UK.  Life in lockdown, as it has been for many people is bitter sweet.  We have been able to...
Snail Bombs (Great for escargot ‘virgins’!)

Snail Bombs (Great for escargot ‘virgins’!)

Shy about escargot? OK, so I have to admit, people can be a little shy when it comes to trying escargot, the best introduction is our slow cooked escargot recipe with garlic cream and panko breadcrumbs If you like king prawns, squid or mussels, then you should...
Preparation And Pre-cooking Instructions

Preparation And Pre-cooking Instructions

  For many people their experience of escargot is the tinned variety. This means they will have been prepared at a very high temperature and can tend to make them over chewy. Fresh escargot is nothing like this! Our escargot arrive hibernated and in their shells....
Why Snail Farming?

Why Snail Farming?

The question we are asked more than any other is ‘why snail farming?’ In the UK it’s an especially unusual profession, as we’re not big escargot consumers. For us, that’s one of the attractions. Healthy and Sustainable As our populations grow, many of us are...