Travel Food Magazine - Thomasina Miers May 2010

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Food Focus: The Real Deal.

"From gooey clotted cream to rare-breed mutton, Rachel Truman asks some of the chefs taking part in this months Real Food Festival for the real food finds that make them proud to support small British producers.

Thomasina Miers: 'I discovered Alder Tree's fruit ices when wandering around the brilliant Aldeburgh Food Festival last year. They make classic English ices that are so high in pure fruit that they are technically not allowed to call themselves producers of icecreasm, so instead they are called cream ices. Fantastically creamy, rich and packed full of fresh British fruits, that are grown on their farm near Needham Market in Suffolk, these ices take me back to my childhood when we used to pick summer berries and my grandmother would whip them up into ice cream. They are simply the best. The Summer Fruits flavour is absolute bliss; all of Britian's best soft-fruit packed into a tub with whipped cream'"