Books & Films, Citrus, Food & Drink, Italy, Review, Travel & Places, What's Happening

Pane di Matera, heritage grains and James Bond 007

Delayed by the Covid pandemic, the latest James Bond movie is released this week and part of the active takes place in the southern Italian city of Matera, home of spectacular scenery and a visit by the author and his class mates from the University of Gastronomic Sciences.

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Skewered, cooking with fire

Marcus Bawdon bestselling author of Food and Fire† bbq guide brings you loads of new options to cook with skewers over flames and challenges the reader to experiment…. Skewered: Recipes for Fire Food on Sticks from Around the World† is the latest book from chef, educator and now fire whisperer, Marcus Bawdon. You could add colour […]

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Food & Drink, Recipes, Review, United Kingdom, What's Happening

Sliced and diced, the best of British Charcuterie reaps awards

The best of British cured, fermented, finely sliced, expertly prepared meats has been put to the test and the best rewarded in the increasingly influential British Charcuterie Awards. Created in 2017 and organised by food events maven Henrietta Green, the awards seek to reward and educate both maker and consumer. Both sides of the plate […]

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Shingara Bangladeshi street food for your kitchen

How is your lockdown life going? What do your days revolve around? Perhaps you’re working from home, taking the dog for a walk or learning that second language you always promised yourself you would study.  With the news being so constant, fast changing and often contradictory it’s good to take some time out. I seem […]

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Aegean brings hope of future travel, cooking and flavours

Paper quality in food and travel books is too often overlooked. Running my fingers over a double page photo spread on clean, physical white paper showing two images of a Greek beach and a white and blue stone church is my (current) tactile way of travelling. The images lie side by side on pages 10 […]

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