Each product in your Picnic has been carefully sourced from leading, award-winning artisan producers across the UK, to ensure you enjoy the very best quality food.
Winterdale Shaw (125g) – Winterdale Cheese Barn, Kent
This is a traditional, unpasteurised cloth-bound cellar mature hard cheese. It has a fabulous depth of flavour and compliments our Afternoon Tea perfectly.
The UK’s first Carbon neutrally made cheese using milk from their own Friesian Holstein cows that graze on the chalky North Downs of Kent.
Selected as one of the hero cheeses for the tournament by Wimbledon Executive Chef Adam Fagin.
On a visit to the dairy, King Charles III, while still His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, described it as ‘“Marvellous Cheese”.
Tomato & Chilli Jam (160g) – The Tomato Stall, Isle of Wight
Cooked in small batches, using fresh Isle of Wight tomatoes, ginger, English cider vinegar and chilli for a seriously delicious kick. This jam is the perfect accompaniment to the cheese.
The Tomato Stall on the Isle of Wight’s journey began over 15 years ago when they packed their van and headed to their first farmer’s market. From day one, customers fell in love with the tomatoes, and they have been inspiring people with the most flavourful and exciting varieties ever since. The secret ingredient to great tasting produce is the location. The Isle of Wight is one of the sunniest places in the UK, making it the perfect place to grow the tastiest tomatoes.
Red Pesto Pâté (100g) – Patchwork Foods, Denbighshire
This Great Taste Award Winning Vegetarian Pâté combines ripe tomatoes and basil, and is studded with pine nuts and garlic, delivering a warm richness.
Patchwork Foods was established in 1982 by Margaret Carter, a talented, although untrained, home cook. Everything is still handmade in small batches, without artificial colouring, additives or preservatives.
Herby Hummus, Spinach & Parsley Hummus (170g) – ChicP, London.
Herby hummus is an earthy, green, fresh and vibrant hummus, with parsley and spinach it is rich in antioxidants.
ChicP, founded in 2016 by Hannah McCollum, is a sustainable plant-based brand founded on a passionate commitment to reduce food waste and to raise awareness. Her main mission is to work with farmers to use their surplus. All of ChicP products are vegan, sugar-free, natural and healthy, high in fibre.
Multicrunch Tin Loaf – The Village Bakery, Kent
Enjoy an artisan freshly baked tin loaf to accompany your pâté, cheese and hummus.
The Village Bakery in Groombridge is an independent bakery specialising in freshly made breads and cakes.
Longman’s Salted Butter Roll (200g) – Longman’s Cheese, Somerset
A fantastic rich flavoured and golden coloured butter, Longman’s multi-award-winning farmhouse rolled salted butter is renowned for its rich, creamy, smooth and flavourful taste and has been heralded as a double world champion at the international cheese awards.
Produced by the Longman family, who have been farmers and farmhouse cheesemakers for over 200 years, it is churned in Somerset, using milk from the local herds grazing in the heart of the Vale of Camelot, and made using traditional methods, taking only the finest quality whey cream that has been separated from the whey produced when the curds are cut during the cheese making process.
Scones and Accompaniments
One Fruit Scone, One Plain Scone – Montmartre Patisserie, Berkshire
Two light and fluffy scones produced by Royal Warrant holder Montmartre Patisserie.
Montmartre Patisserie started in 1995 with the goal of making top quality cakes, desserts and quiche for cafés and restaurants around Berkshire. In 2008 they were thrilled to receive a Royal Warrant of Appointment to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Rodda’s Clotted Cream (2 x 40g) – Redruth, Cornwall
Rodda’s cream is gently baked, allowing the richest flavours to rise to the top. Nothing beats breaking through the seal to experience the smoothness of the cream below.
In 1890 great-great-grandmother, Eliza Jane Rodda started making Cornish clotted cream in her farmhouse kitchen in the heart of Cornwall. Now Rodda’s is in the fifth generation of the family business, and they still craft their Cornish clotted cream in the very same way.
The Artisan Kitchen’s Strawberry Jam (100g) – Gloucester, Gloucestershire
A deliciously fruity jam, packed with whole fruit, handmade and homemade in a big copper pot that bubbles away in a small kitchen, as used in traditional preserve making.
Set up in 2011, by a trained chef and passionate foodie, Sarah Churchill, based in Gloucester, The Artisan Kitchen creates delicious award-winning preserves, marmalades and chutneys handcrafted in small batches from seasonal produce.
Afternoon Tea Cakes
Tennis Ball Macaron, Strawberry & Basil Interior – Biscuiteers, Wimbledon
The master icers of Biscuiteers have created a bright yellow tennis ball macaron, complete with white seam line! With an added twist, the interior crème of strawberry and basil, the macaron beautifully brings together two of Wimbledon’s iconic features: tennis and strawberries! The macarons are baked by Biscuiteers in Wimbledon using a traditional French recipe.
Chocolate Brownie – Biscuiteers, Wimbledon
A rich and delicious brownie.
Chocolate & Hazelnut Choux Bun – Biscuiteers, Wimbledon
Choux pastry filled with Jirava chocolate crémeux.
Mini Victoria Sponge Cake – Biscuiteers, Wimbledon
An afternoon tea classic – Victoria sponge, vanilla Swiss meringue buttercream and dried raspberries.
Launched in 2007, with the mission to offer a more unique, stylish and personalized gifting solution, Biscuiteers Baking Company makes beautiful, handmade, iced biscuits and patisserie, based on old fashioned production techniques.
Wimbledon Strawberries and Cream
Hugh Lowe Strawberries – Kent
For Wimbledon, the berry variety chosen by Hugh Lowe Farm was a Malling Centenary variety which boasts exceptional fruit quality characteristics. These include attractive berries with a uniform conical shape and superb, sweet flavour which are Grade 1 English strawberries, though we work with Marion ensuring the most suitable and best quality berries are used.
Produced by Marion Regan of Hugh Lowe Farms, Mereworth, Kent. Marion’s great grandparents began growing strawberries in 1893 where the family owned business has continued to grow. Spanning 500 ha of soft fruit/arable land, they are one of the largest soft fruit producers in the UK.
Channel Island Pouring Cream – Hinxden Dairy, Kent.
The cream is from Award winning pedigree Holstein and Guernsey cows, which graze in the Garden of England.
Hinxden Farm Dairy is a family run dairy farm based in Kent, home to the Manford family for the past four generations.
Allergens: Milk, Sesame, Gluten (wheat), Sulphur Dioxide, Eggs, Nuts (Hazelnut)(Almonds), Soya