It’s not every day one is invited to dinner with the Ambassador, odd for me as the Global Ambassador for AGA Rangemaster and honored an Ambassdor of British Food by Farmers Weekly. His Excellency Juan Falconi Puig is a relatively new Ambassador to his post representing Ecuador in the UK. Pro-Ecuador invited a few food journalists (myself included) to a delectable evening of the best of Ecuador. A country with 4 regions and beautiful fine foods.
Regular readers of my blog will know I love all things AGA, the quintessential Great British cooker. You will have read about how I have travelled across the world with AGA, and I hope to see some of you at my AGA demonstrations before Christmas. AGA symbolises all things great about home cooking and as a welcome addition to the AGA family, the AGA Foodhall has just opened.
What can you get for £1? Half a frozen ready meal from Iceland according to the latest BBC series following a supermarket. How about 250g of beautiful coffee delivered to your home in a sealed package that’s been roasted and ground within the past 7 days. Fresh coffee in the post in a variety of flavours.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) celebrates the annual World Food Day on 16th October. This year’s theme is “Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition”. Continue reading
I love to write about British products on my blog, especially those ones that are unique. You know, the ones that you look at with a private stylish pride. I was in the most British of establishments a few weeks ago – a drinks party in Harrdos (which I assume is actually ‘the edge of Belgravia’). I was chatting to the owner of this company and he very kindly sent me some ceramic knives.
The British Street Food Awards – that have become an end-of-season institution since they were founded back in 2009 — went all European this year. The festival of vans, trucks and trailers showcased the very best of street food from across the entire continent. Traders travelled from Stockholm, Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels and Berlin to compete, but the winners were Katie and Kim from Bristol, who baked out of a converted horse box to be voted Best of the Best.