I have known Marlena Spieler for years, a lady who makes food jump off the page and helps the reader experience the flavours just by reading. Continue reading
Want to know how to cook a fabulous AGA Christmas? Continue reading
After cooking what seems like endless turkeys for AGA demonstrations this year, my customers always ask what I’m having for Christmas day. Continue reading
Fentimans Ltd. was founded in the north east in 1905 by businessman, Thomas Fentiman, when he was given a recipe for ginger beer in exchange for an unpaid loan. Interesting fact about my favourite tonic! Continue reading
After winning a Gourmand World cookbook Award myself in 2008, I know just how important these awards are. I’ve had opportunities with Gourmand that have taken me to France, Germany, Abu Dhabi and an award winning TV series on China Food TV. The Shortlist for 2012 is out and the UK has done very well indeed. Continue reading
Forest Feast authentic exotic dried fruits have enjoyed success in the recent Great Taste Awards with five products from the premium fruit doypack range each winning a gold star.
It’s Christmas time and that means many flavours and yummy things. For me, Stolen and mulled wine. Continue reading
Tregothnan is one of the very best tea regions in the world. Its cool climate and inimitable uniqueness is essential for the best of teas. And it’s going to China. Continue reading
A few weeks ago I was invited to a fabulous lunch with the Guild of Food Writers sponsored by Parmigiano Reggiano.
What’s in a food name?
We all know some food names are protected like Arbroath Smokies and Stilton. But some names, protected or not fall into the modern era of Political Correctness. Continue reading