Across Devon increasing numbers of people are taking action to combat plastic waste and pollution
‘Don’t judge a book by its cover’ couldn’t be more apt with this offering from Mary Quicke with contributions from people of influence in the food industry including chef Gill Meller. Step inside and prepare to be dazzled!
In a parallel world on an estate that spans over 2500 acres between Exeter and Crediton, Mary takes me on a tour of the farm. At one point we’re in a cathedral size cheese store and it’s here that she explains how artisan food is literally a work of art. The patterns, textures and hues on rows of wrapped cheeses change as they age. It was like looking into Mother of Pearl masquerading as cheddar. “Our store has been compared to a vast gallery of exquisite Pollock-esque paintings,” says Mary. “My mother was trained as an artist and later established the