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Featured This Month | A Quiet Luxury 02/10/2023
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Featured This Month: A Quiet Luxury

Each month we handpick one talented Instagrammer and their impeccably beautiful home to be featured in our journal. We are truly inspired daily by all the talent that we see and we just have to share it with you. This month’s “Featured this month” entrant is the stylish home of Samantha @mrs_roobottom_home. This October we have some beautiful home inspiration for you, featuring pumpkins, beautiful autumnal garlands and of course, plenty of baskets. All the cosy feels in this home have been created by the very talented Samantha @mrs_roobottom_home 🍂 (or should... Read More

How to make the most of long nights and short days 01/10/2023
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How to make the most of long nights and short days

Leaves glisten underneath a blanket of frost, mist glides across mossy moors and a golden autumnal morning sun rises behind silhouettes of ponies in their winter coats, grazing across copper coloured landscapes. Hedgehogs gather essentials such as dry leaves, grass and bracken to begin creating their winter nests and little mice forage for food and shelter before burrowing into the ground to rest. Inside cottages freshly baked rolls are in the oven, filling the home with warming delicious aromas and cashmere jumpers are pulled on for ultimate softness and comfort,... Read More

5 Tips To A Spooky Halloween 30/09/2023
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5 tips to a Spooky Halloween

It’s one of our favourite times of the year, where nature has transformed into a haven of autumnal hues and the dusty golden sunbeams that spotlight through coffee-coloured woodlands, reminding us that Halloween is on its way. We have some great ideas for you, such as trick or treat ideas and trying your hand at making some delicious homemade sweets, including ghoulish “poison” toffee apples, which you can enjoy with a classic Halloween film such as “Hocus Pocus”. Let us help you out with some more ideas… 1. Decorate Your... Read More

Foraged Dorset Apple Cake Recipe 29/09/2023
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A Foraged Dorset Crab Apple Cake Recipe

It’s crab apple season, which means that these abundant fruits are ripening on the branches ready to be made into something delicious. These ancient trees can live up to 100 years old and in some cultures, apples are seen as a sacred fruit, as well as magical fruits in folklore and of course in childhood fairytales. Crab apples are small but mighty as they are absolutely delicious as an ingredient (especially in a cake). This month we have a delicious foraged Dorset crab apple cake for you to try and... Read More

Featured This Month 31/08/2023
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Featured This Month: Understated Elegance

Each month we handpick one talented Instagrammer and their impeccably beautiful home to be featured in our journal. We are truly inspired daily by all the talent that we see and we just have to share it with you. This month’s “Featured this month” entrant is the elegant home of Alice @homeonhey. Open the door to Alice’s gorgeous and uplifting home and you will find a home styled with plush neutral interiors and stylish fixtures, which are inspired by an intricate combination of Parisian and English country features, complete with... Read More

30/08/2023
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How To Prepare For The Autumn Equinox

Here at The Basket Company, we are preparing for the arrival of the majestic Autumn Equinox, which takes place on the 23rd of September 2023. We can’t wait to dig out our wellies for fresh, crisp walks across blankets of gold and auburn tones and snuggling deep into the sofa, with a soft cotton blanket and a good book on rainy days. The word “equinox” is derived from Latin and means “equal night”. On the day of an equinox, day and night are of approximately equal length all over the world.... Read More

A Blackberry & Damson Hedgerow Jam Recipe 29/08/2023
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A Blackberry & Damson Hedgerow Jam Recipe

Blackberry & Damson Hedgerow Jam If you are a fan of our blogs, you will have seen our recipe for a delicious blackberry & apple crumble, however between August & September the blackberries are the best they could possibly be, which is perfect for a delicious blackberry & damson jam recipe. The tartness of the damsons combined with the sweetness of blackberries makes the most delicious jam and perfect on top of a slice of soft, fresh farmhouse bread or baked into a cake. This recipe is perfect for any... Read More

What To Harvest In September 28/08/2023
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What to harvest in September

September is abundant in crop and deep within the soil, your vegetables have been maturing and ripening in the warmth, ready to add to delicious and healthy meals. Let’s face it, there’s nothing better than home grown is there? There is something so rewarding about eating a meal that is packed full of fresh flavour, that you’ve not only cooked from scratch but with added ingredients that you have grown and harvested with your own bare hands. Not only will your very own vegetables be healthy and nutritious but they... Read More

Apple and Blackberry Crumble Foraged Recipe | The Basket Company 26/08/2023
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The Perfect Blackberry and Apple Crumble Recipe

The trees and hedgerows are laden with fruits & berries along the tracks and riverbanks here at The Basket Company. Blackberries in particular are in bountiful supply and it looks like this year has provided a plentiful harvest. September is the perfect time to pick the sweetest fruits for all your recipes including pies and desserts and this month, we bring you the epitome of British puddings – a blackberry and apple crumble recipe including freshly picked blackberries. But first, fill your basket Ideal for collecting your apples and blackberries from... Read More

01/08/2023

Featured This Month: A Timeless Welsh Cottage

Each month we handpick one talented Instagrammer and their impeccably beautiful home to be featured in our journal. We are truly inspired daily by all the talent that we see and just have to share it with you. This month’s “Featured this month” entrant is the sensational home of Dominique @cottagerenovationcwmrhys. Beyond beautiful Welsh countryside lies a stunning Victorian Welsh cottage, filled with innovative creation, stunning interior and an abundance of wicker baskets. Dominique’s ongoing renovation of her beautiful cottage is filled with elegant, classic and stylish interior that evokes... Read More