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Topsham Cheese Shop

Posted by on May 11, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

We are so lucky to live in the West Country with its wealth of local produce and so fortunate to run our Restaurant La Petite Maison in the beautiful town of Topsham.  At  La Petite Maison our philosophy, where possible is to utilise local producers and suppliers .We have a fantastic cheese supplier on our doorstep. Country Cheeses are owned by Gary and Elise Jungheim who started on a market stall in the Pannier market on Tavistock. Twenty years on they have three shops, Tavistock, Totnes and of course Topsham.  They stock over 100...

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A Day Out In Brixham

Posted by on Mar 24, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

We all went to Brixham fish market the other day it was a cold,  very early start with frost on the ground & still dark at five in the morning. We were taken by King Fisher,  a company based obviously in Brixham,  down to the market but first we had to get welly booted white overalls and a ridiculous hat on we looked right geeks. I was particularly impressed with the size, cleanliness, and the hustle & bustle of the market .The fish were beautiful,  fresh as a daisy glistening under the ice chips especially the plaice with bright...

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