High up in the hills of Lombardy, south of Milan, are 400 bee hives dotted around fields, woodlands and edging vineyards. They belong to siblings Michela and Paolo who for the past ten years have created a life in the countryside of Lombardy in northern Italy looking after bees, showing a sincere love and caring […]Read more
Mead modernised by Marourde
Taking a generous sip of chilled Marourde craft Blue Label mead, I taste centuries of history and a very modern twist on an ancient brew. Served chilled with a refreshingly smooth feel, this modern mead has none of the sickly sweet flavours of home-brew, but delicate tones of fruit, and floral honey. It’s a palette […]Read more
Three citrus syrups to zing up your pancakes
It’s Shrove Tuesday today and home cooks, restaurants and school kitchens will celebrating the day by beating eggs, flour and milk to together to make pancakes. This year we’ll be making thin, crepe-like pancakes; thicker US-style pancakes and perhaps on the on-trend Japanese pancakes which are made up to 3cm high, shaped with an […]Read more
Cambridge art, food and bikes
Looking to feed your mind and body for a day, then head for the university town of Cambridge. With the picturesque River Cam flowing through it, this east of England city offers visitors world-class museums and galleries alongside welcoming restaurants, pubs and cafes. But how to make the most of a quick visit? If you’re […]Read more
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