Reviewed in The Oldie Magazine in September 2007
'There are many setbacks and it paints an honest and occasionally harsh picture of real life in the countryside – thieves, criminal gypsies, grasping contractors, fraudulent clines et al. But it also offers a heart-warming account of Davies’s vocation: to keep alive the rich tradition of English bacon. A hidden gem.'
Reviewed in Country & Border Life in August 2007
'An unexpected hit. I'd recommend it to anyone.'
Reviewed in Shropshire Star in June 2007
'Shropshire's Maynard Davies is the last of a special breed of food craftsmen.'