Food & Drink, oysters, Recipes, Review, What's Happening

Oyster shucking, sweet and savoury

A brief introduction to the Danish Oyster Festival which was held recently in the seaside holiday town of Romo, where rock oysters are threatening to overwhelm the native breed,

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About Me, Food & Drink, Recipes, Review, What's Happening

Cooking with strangers around a Table Less Traveled

Squinting into the screen of my mini-iPad I see friendly, smiley anonymous faces staring back at me in a culinary Zoom session. We’re gathered with a sense of community, to share our time and isolated spaces and take part in an interactive cooking class. I’ve signed up for 90 minutes of expert tuition, connecting with […]

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Books & Films, Citrus Notes, Food & Drink, Recipes, Review, United Kingdom, What's Happening

Tree of Hope Cook Book

A group of west Kent, England chefs, cooks, restaurateurs and artisan food producers have left the white heat of the kitchen and joined with Tonbridge-based charity Tree of Hope to produce ‘The Cook Book’, a tasty collection of lavishly illustrated foodie stories and recipe. Family-focused Tree of Hope latest fundraising initiative is ‘The Cook Book […]

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Citrus Notes, Food & Drink, France, italy, Review, Travel & Places, What's Happening

Pasta Limone, family and the Menton Lemon

Pasta making is a family affair in Italy. Secret recipes, sauces, fillings for raviolis are passed down from nonnas (much loved grandmothers) to future generations of home cooks. And for one Italian family in one of the busiest shops in Menton, France this is happening right now. The star of the show is a deliciously […]

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Food & Drink, Norway, Recipes

Seasoning ending for Norwegian Skrei, cook with Michel Roux Jr

With only a few weeks left of the Skrie (a firm, fleshy white fish from the cod family) season, here’s a recipe created by chef Michel Roux jr (pictured below). Caught straight from the cold, clear waters of northern Norway, the Skreiseason runs between January and April. The cod spends most of its life in the […]

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