We love sustainably produced, local and seasonal food because it's better for the special places we look after, better for the environment and tastes better too

Children help a costumed interpreter to mix dough in the kitchen
National Trust hot cross bun bread and butter pudding

Hot cross bun bread and butter pudding 

Try this twist on the traditional pudding from our development chef, Clive Goudercourt.

Our exclusive recipe for Nadiya's gingerbread butterfly biscuits

Recipes round-up 

We love food and we've got some great recipes to prove it. Take a look through all of our recipes for some culinary inspiration.

What's in season: spring

Growing gardens

Boy smiling as he holds up a carrot covered in dirt

Grow your own 

Thinking about growing your own food? We have some great ways you can use your produce and tips to get the best from your ingredients.

A view of the apples, eggs and rhubarb on sale at the Osterley Park farm shop, Middlesex

Farm shops 

Pick up fresh, tasty local produce from one of our farm shops, run independently by our tenant farmers.