Sorbet seems to be the hardest word

When Annie and Sam Hanbury found their new home near Bridport came with a ramshackle but highly productive market garden there seemed only one solution to what to do with all those raspberries, apples, pears, medlars, blackcurrants and gooseberries – make ice cream. Lots of ice cream. ‘The garden had been abandoned,’ says Annie. ‘We Read More…

The Cream of the pop crop

NOT that it was any mystery to her, but Echo reader Vivian Pittard (nee Green) from Chalbury Hall, near Wimborne has solved the Cream mystery we reported recently in Snapshots. A local legend seemed to have been built up around the idea that Eric Clapton’s 1960s blues-rock supergroup Cream played a gig at the Pavilion Read More…