Topsham Shot in World’s Best Food Photos

Adam OselandA brilliant shot, Topsham’s First Food Festival, taken by Exeter-based photographer Adam Oseland, has been acclaimed in the Marks & Spencer Food Adventures category at Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2018, the world’s leading celebration of food photography and film. The picture was unveiled in the Finalists’ exhibition infront of an audience of five hundred guests at a glittering Champagne Taittinger reception … Continue reading Topsham Shot in World’s Best Food Photos

Double Dickens at Rusty Pig

Rusty Pig is hosting a comedy night – and it’s all about Dickens! The ethical restaurant in Ottery St Mary is welcoming Devon’s Adaptable Theatre on Friday 15th July to perform for diners. ‘Double Dickens’ features Ian Pearce and Tim Knight in two one man shows. In Doctor Marigold Ian plays a Victorian travelling salesman who rescues a poor deaf child from ‘misery and degradation’. … Continue reading Double Dickens at Rusty Pig

Cooking on blood; Rusty Pig turns into test kitchen

The team at Rusty Pig in Ottery St Mary has been busy testing traditional English recipes to help a food writer with her research for an Oxford Food and Cookery Symposium. Dr Jan Davison is presenting a paper looking at how offal was not always viewed as food for the poor, but was instead served up for the very wealthy, including the royal court. “Although … Continue reading Cooking on blood; Rusty Pig turns into test kitchen

Dine amongst the wines: A unique one-off dining event! Tuesday 3rd November

Danish superstar chef Kasper Gaard is joining forces with Robin Rea from the award-winning Rusty Pig in Ottery St Mary to cook a one-off supper at Smiths Wines in Magdalen Road. Kasper, who took part in the River Cottage series ‘3 Good Things’, is a feted restaurateur in Denmark, and runs the Ilse restaurant on the island of Samso, where he lives. Iain Smith of … Continue reading Dine amongst the wines: A unique one-off dining event! Tuesday 3rd November

Green Sauce presents Funghi Night at The Rusty Pig, Ottery St Mary – 24th October

The Rusty Pig in Ottery St Mary is the venue for Tim Maddams’ Green Sauce to set up shop for a Pop-up night.  Tim previously worked as Head Chef at River Cottage, and can still be found teaching, writing for national rags and promoting ethical foods.  The Funghi Night looks like its going to be a spectacular evening, using foraged mushrooms to create a carnival of … Continue reading Green Sauce presents Funghi Night at The Rusty Pig, Ottery St Mary – 24th October