Battenburg, bakes, sponges and slices from Yorkshire’s ProperMaid bakery
have earned their stripes this week as they’ve been chosen as one of the
Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes’ (NAAFI) “best of British” foods to feed
In 2008 I co-presented the second part of a 2 part series called Food Adventures on the Silk Road in China. The series won Best Documentary at the China TV and Radio Awards in 2011 and the book accompanying the series won a Special Award of the Jury at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards on Saturday past. Continue reading
Geoffrey Drummond politely introduced himself to me last weekend at the Paris Cookbook Fair and started to talk to me about my appearances on China Food TV. Little did I fully comprehend at that point just who I was talking to. Continue reading
I get sent many food products to evaluate, some good, some not so good, but this one is fab! Perfectly made and proper. Continue reading
My blog is about all things British Food. Meet a new arrival – Element 29 is a new British artisan vodka which offers a revolutionary refill packaging system making it the most environmentally friendly spirit currently available on the market.
In a previous blog I stated all of the finalists from the UK at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. Attending these awards is a privilege I have had for 6 years, winning it myself has been fantastic. Continue reading
I have known Lisa for many years, Lisa is a true gem in the cookbook publishing world in the USA. I’m so proud to know her and for her to have achieved. Continue reading
I’ve just returned back to our green and pleasant lands from Paris. The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards and Paris Cookbook Fair are a yearly event in my diary. How fabulous it was to spend proper time with my friend and global cookery megastar – Datuk Chef Wan. Continue reading
I’ve watched Alan’s shows on TV and met his several times, but on Saturday Alan Coxon launches a unique ingredient in Partridges in London – AleGar (TM). Alan has spent over a decade developing historic food products for todays market. Continue reading
As I’m sure you’re all aware, I love any initiative that encourages people to take an interest in food, especially if it involves them cooking or baking.