David’s Carleton Farm Food Shop, Penrith is everything you’d expect from a farm shop—actually, scrub that! You won’t find something quite as singular anywhere else in the area. And yes, we’re inundated with some quite good farm shops in the area, but when they’re ‘good’ they’re usually also costly, and mainly out of my economic range—with the great quality, lovely customer service and food I can actually afford, for me, David Dickinson wins hands down … Read on for unadulterated enthusiasm!
Fancy something different today? A new way to get the kids to eat cabbage, perhaps? Something delicious but not too heavy on the meat?
The cabbage was sweet, fresh, and still had bite despite being cooked twice, and the flavours were warm, not at all hot spice, with the hint of braised lamb.