Christmas Lunch in the Riverside Café

Enjoy Christmas At Holme with The Jordans this year with a special Christmas menu available in our Riverside Café from 1st to 24th December.

Christmas lunches will be served every day between 11.30am and 3pm, no need to book simply turn up and enjoy!

Choose from a traditional three course Christmas lunch and our daily menu and specials will also be available, so you’ll be spoilt for choice.

And to really get you in the festive spirit, enjoy Christmas lunch accompanied by carols on 6th December at 2.30pm and 16th December at 2pm.

Click the link below to view our full Christmas menu.

Christmas Lunch Menu

 

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Beetroot Festival at Jordans Mill on 4th-5th October

This weekend we will be celebrating all things beetroot at Jordans Mill. Beetroot grown in the Mill Garden will be on sale for the first time in the shop for 30p each, or four for £1.00. Come along and pick up a free recipe card for beetroot cake, download a recipe for Beetroot Soup and find out how to grow this versatile vegetable on our garden page here..   

 

garden_mill_jordnasDID YOU KNOW…?

Sugar rush – Beetroot has one of the highest sugar contents of any vegetable. Up to 10 per cent of beetroot is sugar, but it is released slowly into the body rather than the sudden rush that results from eating chocolate.

Turning heads – Since the 16th century, beet juice has been used as a natural red dye. The Victorians used beetroot to dye their hair.

Record breakers – The world’s heaviest beetroot weighed 23.4kg (51.48lb) and was grown by Ian Neale from Somerset in 2001.

Messy business – The Elizabethans prepared beetroot by wiping it with fresh dung before cooking it.

Litmus test – You can use beetroot juice to measure acidity. When added to an acidic solution it turns pink, but when it is added to an alkali it turns yellow.

 

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