Meet the Producer

Salt mound

We are always searching for the best quality ingredients to use in our products and the salt used in our savoury delights is no exception. We came across Dorset Sea Salt back in 2018 when it’s founder Jethro had just received funding from the Prince’s Trust to start his fledgling business. Jethro’s enthusiasm and the […]

Telegraph Magazine Article

Well Preserved Stirring up award-winning marmalades at home in Devon Marmalade maker Clare Gault never imagined a life potting up preserves. Her earlier career was spent on the seas – building (and later crewing) yachts in Mallorca, training as a flight engineer on cross-Channel hovercraft, controlling port traffic with the Maritime and Coastguard agency at […]

Clare’s Curry Recipe

Tamatar Kasundi

Clare’s Curry Recipe…using a jar of Tamatar Kasundi We recently added a new product to our range, the intriguingly named Tamatar Kasundi…..whilst we have categorised it as a (bengali style) chutney we discovered it actually makes the most amazing curry! I won’t use anything else now and have come up with a following recipe which […]

Marmalade Mania

Whilst most people loath the cold bleak winter months of January and February we wait with excitement to hear news of the first new season Seville oranges reaching our shores. The kitchen becomes a hive of activity, with hundreds of oranges being squeezed and sliced by hand, whilst preserving pans bubble away on the stove….the […]

A Busy Few Months

Wow, what a busy few months it’s been here at Clare’s Preserves HQ! Here are a few highlights of what we have been up to: Friends here in Bovey Tracey kindly offered us their crop of blackcurrants…..four of us spent a couple of back breaking hours picking berries from the first bushes and decided to […]

Taste of the West Awards 2016

Earlier in the year we joined the prestigious food and drink membership organization, Taste of the West. It is the largest independent regional food group in the UK, working to promote and support local food and drink related businesses from across the South West. Their ethos of quality and integrity is underpinned by their annual […]

Recent Press

We’ve had a lot of local press interest recently, a lot to do with our brilliant results at ‘The World’s Original Marmalade Awards, but also because we’re a relatively new business and people are interested in knowing more about us and how the business started. Dartmoor Magazine recently published a wonderful two page feature article […]

2016 Events

Event season has begun again and we’re booked up for some brilliant ones this year. We always enjoy taking part in shows and food fairs, as it gives us a chance to meet customers, new and old. Hearing peoples’ reactions when they try our products is great, “oooh WOW, that’s delicious!” is one of the […]

Marmalade Awards

Last weekend we headed off on a mini adventure to Penrith, Cumbria. Why Cumbria when it’s still so wet and cold I hear you ask! Well, it’s where The World’s Original Marmalade Awards are held each year. The event is organised by Jane Hasell McCosh and held at Dalemain House, a beautiful Georgian stately home […]