Peter Sidwell runs his business from No.2 Sunset Hill, Keswick, CA12 4RN, 

September 14, 2017

This recipe is a Cumbrian classic. A lovely soft white loaf spiced with carraway seed. It is said that this loaf comes from the German miners that came over to work the mines.


400g strong white flour

100g wholemeal  

1 tsp salt 

1 tsp sugar 

7g yeast 

370ml milk


September 14, 2017

Rhubarb and custard is a wonderful combination of flavours and what could be more British and seasonal this time of year. I have written this recipe for you and I have also filmed it in my Keswick kitchen studio, you can download my app Simply Good Food TV for free in...

September 13, 2017

This recipe is very much bang in season the blackberries are everywhere in Cumbria and who does not love Cumberland Sausage, we all have our favourite. This recipe is a wonderful take on that very familiar combination of blackberry and apple but not with crumble this t...

September 8, 2017

I cooked this dish today in Jersey while over there cooking with my brand partners Symphony kitchens. The guest seemed to love this dish and were really surprised how cheap and very tasty short rib can be. Always remember the cheaper the cut the longer the cook. 


September 7, 2017

Here's how 

Blueberry and passion fruit together is oone of my favourite cake combinations of flavours, its up there with chocolate and orange for me. Baking these two flavours into a muffin just makes sence to me. The secret to making a great muffin is something a Germ...

September 6, 2017

Beef and Salsa Quessadilla with lime and coriander.

serves 4 


4 tortilla wraps 

4 tbsp of good quality salsa (homemade is best)

400g of beef stew leftovers drained of gravy 

1 lime juice and zest

1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes or one whole chopped fresh red chilli