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Our 286th Birthday Celebrations

Posted on 16th Apr 2014 in Cyder House

On 9 April we celebrated the 286th anniversary of cyder production here at Aspall. Sadly we couldn’t drink cyder all day in the office, so rather than let the occasion slip by quietly, we celebrated with the next best thing: a fantastic cake, decorated for us by Kitty's Cakes in Framlingham.
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Sri Lanka beach diaries

Posted on 16th Apr 2014 by Henry Chevallier Guild in Henry's Travels

Sri Lanka Schmee Lanka. Why go all that way when you could stop in India? Glorious India, hectic, exhilarating, dusty India. Instead, pedestrian, boring, backwater Sri Lanka?
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Another Feather in Aspall’s Cap

Posted on 14th Apr 2014 in Cyder House

Vinegar is such a versatile ingredient, and not just in the kitchen. We only recently came across an old and very rare technique using vinegar to dye feathers for use in beautiful hats.
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5 hot spots to watch the boat race

Posted on 2nd Apr 2014 in Cyder House

This coming Sunday (6 April) will mark the 160th Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge. The route runs along the Thames from Putney Bridge to Chiswick Bridge providing lots of opportunities to watch from the riverbanks.
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Vinegar cocktail recipes

Posted on 28th Mar 2014 in Cook & Eat

Following our recent post about the rising popularity of vinegar cocktails, our friends at Sipsmith and The Orange Tree in Richmond have shared some recipes for creating your own vinegar cocktails at home - enjoy!
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The beginning of Cyder making at Aspall

Posted on 26th Mar 2014 by Barry Chevallier Guild in 1728-2028

Our family has been growing apples to make cyder here at Aspall Hall since 1728. As being one of the UK’s ten oldest companies, we have diaries, newspaper articles and photos spanning eight generations in the Aspall archive.
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