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  • Smoky Barbeque Spiked Cheese GougeresSmoky Barbeque Spiked Cheese GougeresYou can’t go anywhere in Burgundy without encountering their cheese gougeres; I think practically every winery we visited in Chablis laid out a plate of these
  • More Photos from the Railway MuseumMore Photos from the Railway MuseumPerhaps the oddest but unique location for a spot of wine tasting – between the carriages and engines in the open air bit of a Spanish
  • Boulangerie in ChablisBoulangerie in ChablisEarly morning in Chablis; an early wander before the full onslaught of the days wine tasting tour. A feeling that ‘some’ exercise was required after three
  • The Food at ScarfesThe Food at ScarfesBeing a bar the attention, at least for a wine/drink writer, is on the drinks – for a special occasion the cocktails at Scarfes come highly
  • Majestic Cafe OportoMajestic Cafe OportoThe last half hour or so before heading to Oporto airport; I’d requested a chance to try the national speciality the famed nata (custard tart) and
  • Leek and Ricotta Pie with Chickpea SauceLeek and Ricotta Pie with Chickpea SauceA house move and a sort out of the massed recipe and wine books is required; for the simple reason to lessen the amount of stuff
  • Old El Paso Creamy Poblano Pepper CasseroleOld El Paso Creamy Poblano Pepper CasseroleI read blog post earlier in the week that basically lambasted food snobs. The crux was the guilt felt when attempting to live up to the
  • Decorated Waitrose Christmas CakeDecorated Waitrose Christmas CakeOk so the piping isn’t what you would call professional. The verticals are certainly not spaced evenly and frankly it really doesn’t resemble the envisioned final
  • A Recipe for Mums Fish PieA Recipe for Mums Fish PieFrom the new Roast Cookbook, a Recipe for Mums Fish Pie. Not that I know whose Mum the title refers to… I rarely eat nor cook fish, probably
  • Mince Pie Taste TestMince Pie Taste TestMince pies might appear to be a bit of an obsession at the moment, especially if you follow on Twitter, or if you have browsed the
  • Waitrose Christmas Cake KitWaitrose Christmas Cake KitWho would have thought just making a cake from a packet could invoke such Christmas memories – nudging my sister from in front of the open
  • International Food Photography DayInternational Food Photography DayMy hard drive has a folder labelled ‘unused’. Within a host of photographs intended to illustrate posts that haven’t yet seen the light of day. Some
Recipe Venetian Chopped Liver Crostini

Recipe Venetian Chopped Liver Crostini

A simple recipe I’ve been meaning to write-up for an age. Its taken from the book Cicchetti and other small Italian Dishes to Share by LindyRead More

Andrew
29 Aug
Nino Franco Prosecco Plate to Page Competition

Nino Franco Prosecco Plate to Page Competition

Rather an honour really to be asked to be a photo judge. But I was. Those talented ladies behind the Plate to Page writing/photography workshops inRead More

La Pietriccia Agritourismo

La Pietriccia Agritourismo

He wouldn’t let the men near the sausage casing machine. In broken English me muttered something about the women having that ‘special touch’. Cranking the handleRead More

Cycling In Tuscany

Cycling In Tuscany

What a fantastic experience – a few days in Tuscany thanks to travel experts G Adventures – one of which involved a long cycle ride aroundRead More

Saltimbocca Recipe

Saltimbocca Recipe

Coincidentally the arrival of the, hugely generous, Westin Gourmet box brimming with various meat cuts arrived the same day as the March 2013 issue of DeliciousRead More

Andrew
23 Apr
Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

The simplest of dishes so benefit from the best ingredients; and this recipe is about the simplest you can get. Spaghetti and Meatballs an Italian classicRead More

The Kitchen Garden at the Pig

The Kitchen Garden at the Pig

Not wanting to overwhelm the main review (The Pig, Brockenhurst on Spittoon) with a mammoth number of photos here is a little gallery of the KitchenRead More

BITE 2013 Artisan Food Fair

BITE 2013 Artisan Food Fair

Under the days last blast of bright, winter sunshine I managed to catch the closing minutes of BITE 2013. This, held in the ‘so-quaint-it-hurts’ centre ofRead More

Zewelwai – Onion Tart Recipe

Zewelwai – Onion Tart Recipe

I wouldn’t go so far as to label it a hatred, its more a dislike; an intentional avoidance of all things quiche. This disinclination to consumeRead More

Andrew
28 Jan
Italian Carrot Cake Recipe

Italian Carrot Cake Recipe

I’m more a Nigel or Hugh FW man than a Nigella lover; but there she was in a seemingly endless run of her programs one afternoon.Read More

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