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Best of British -The PK love affair with locally grown ingredients

At Primrose’s Kitchen our passion is for British made and wherever possible British sourced. We take great care to find the best quality organic produce grown by passionate farmers and producers like us. Being a muesli and granola producer we use a LOT of oats. Being a key ingredient it is important we don’t use…

Psychology of Colour

One of the things that has always been important to me is COLOUR. When I started working on Primrose’s Kitchen 6 years ago I would wear the brightest jumpers and scarves I could find as I always found colour so uplifting and energizing, something that was important during dark winters in deepest Dorset. I even…

Waste not Want not

Do you need to scrape your plate after a meal? Do you find yourself throwing things out of the fridge that haven’t been touched because they have gone off? Well unfortunately this is the case for a lot of us across the UK and Food waste in this country can no longer be ignored. Latest…

The Burning Truth

   There is nothing that says British Summer more than the smell of burning charcoal on a BBQ as we fire it up ready to throw on some vege kebabs or sausages. We love them in parks, on the beach and in the garden with friends. In recent years as we have delved deeper into…

The Unsustainable Truth of Salmon Farming

We have all been sold salmon under the guise that it is good for us and sold farmed salmon under the guise that it is more sustainable. Whilst wild salmon like other wild fish has its benefits the same cannot be said for farmed salmon.   In 2017 there were record levels of mortality (25,000…

Pesticides in our Food

Hippocrates said “Let Food by thy medicine and Medicine be thy food” and I agree with him. Food should nourish and strengthen us with its vitamins, antioxidants and fibre.   At Primrose’s Kitchen we talk about Living in line with Nature. For me this is eating uncontaminated foods, breathing in clean air, taking regular exercise…

The Humble Nettle

If you can have a love affair with a weed then mine has been with Nettles. This is lucky as if it was just me and nettles they would work very well as a survival food, thanks to their high-quality protein content (25%) and high levels of nutrients – particularly iron, vitamin C, silica, calcium…

Rosie Underwood - yoga

Yoga For Runners

Guest Blog by Alexandra Parren, Sundried If you’re a runner, staying strong and supple are very important for both your performance and to prevent injury. I think most of us are guilty of not stretching enough, even though we know that it is imperative for improving flexibility, range of motion, and helping us stay pain-free….

Beautiful nature - spring flowers

Primrose’s Spring Tips

Primrose’s Spring Tips   Spring is finally here thank goodness and we can finally shake off the last remnants of the winter and blossom with new energy and new life like the flowers around us. As I walk into my garden and the fields around where I live it always surprises me how much life…