The beauty of Potato Salad

The beauty of Potato Salad

Potato salad is one of the easiest things to make, incredibly moorish, yet so disappointing when purchased in stores.  It amazes me how commercial producers can get it so wrong, making it virtually inedible. It probably originated in Germany as a warm dish but but...
A love affair with Thyme

A love affair with Thyme

If I were to list my favourite herbs, then thyme would almost certainly be vying for the top spot. I adore its fragrant aroma and versatility. It just lends itself to so many things throughout the year, but I especially like it with eggs in the morning.  It has the...
Jersey Royals

Jersey Royals

Jersey Royals, arguably the most delicious and anticipated of all the potato varieties, can trace it’s ancestery back over 140 years. Their arrival in April is always greeted with enthusiasm by me, with a race to find the freshest examples. The sooner you enjoy them...
An Interview with Tom Gilliford from GBBO

An Interview with Tom Gilliford from GBBO

In this interview I chat with Tom Gilliford  from GBBO about cocktails, baking and weight loss. You are known for baking but you have a passion for cocktails too. What is your favourite cocktail and why? I fill flop on this but I’m always a fan of a short and go...
We meet the Smokin Brothers

We meet the Smokin Brothers

The Smokin Brothers are setting new standards when it comes to Smoked Salmon. Operating from their base in the Cotswolds, their produce is being served at world class restaurants such as Le Gavroche, due to its ‘fine quality. We had a chat with Vincenzo, one of...