As a champion of locally sourced ingredients, here are some of the finest and my favourite East Anglian suppliers.

Elveden food shop offers locally sourced products from around Norfolk & Suffolk including fresh bread, game, poultry and other meats, delicious cakes, biscuits and luxury handmade chocolates. Their home produced range includes jams, sauces, chutneys & pickled onions and the Estate bees provide delicious set and runny honey.

From rural North Norfolk and making pork pies in a converted flint barn, over looking the sea. Belivers in the Slow Food philosophy and that eating should be satisfying and fun.

Grown and cold-pressed on our family farm in Suffolk, Hillfarm Extra Virgin Rapeseed Oil is possibly the healthiest and most versatile cooking oil you can buy, and one you can trust to help make your family’s meals healthier.

Bunninging & Co are a local fishmongers in the heart of Norfolk at the village of Cranworth.  Known locally as ‘Bunning’s Fish’, we are a family business selling fresh local fish and shellfish, along with some of the finest sourced fish from around the world.

An established family business with a reputation which has built steadily since my great grandfather founded Arthur Howell Butcher and Game dealer in Binham in 1889. We now have three butcher’s shops, in Burnham Market, Wells next the Sea and Binham. Each sells traditionally hung meats.

Chillis Galore started growing chillis 22 years ago in Norwich, after a few years of successfully growing chillis the website was started to share this knowledge, and over the years it has grown in popularity with a huge following worldwide. They now produce homemade chilli jellies, relishes and sauces from their own kitchen.

If you like the taste of herbs in your cooking then you will love these gorgeous infused oils! Created using a unique process with sunflower oil infused with herbs such as basil, mint, thyme, coriander and rosemary from their farm, these oils are delicious and versatile.  


For devine sweet treats try Macarons & More.  They craft, make and sell a range of exquisite treats, from delicate macarons to adventurous luxury cakes. Tim and his team take a huge amount of pleasure in perfecting recipes and creating genuinely delicious treats.

In 2006, “Ethnic Fusion” was establidhed and is a now regular feature at Norfolk and Suffolk Farmers Markets as well as offering catering services and cookery school. Mahdu is fantastic at combining different flavours, using freshly ground spices and ingredients for maximum flavour.

Norfolk Cordial sources top quality, fresh produce from Norfolk farms to make some of the finest handmade fruit cordials and drinks. They use only natural ingredients; no preservatives, colourings or flavourings, to ensure that the drinks are packed full of flavour, provenance and utter sophistication.