Posts filed under: food & drink

Christmas in Devon and Cornwall – Pasties and Wine

The revolution is not a pasty that bakes itself, you have to take it from the oven. PastyChe - Chistmas gifts from Cornwall...

Healthy Coffee Cake

Coffee cake is among the greatest achievement of the culinary world. It combines our love for coffee into a highly sweetened sinfully good dessert....

For Mash Get Smash – The Smash Martians Advert

They peel them with their metal knives......then they smash them up to bits! For Mash Get Smash...

Britain’s Got Cheese – The Great British Cheese Festival

Debrett's the modern authority on all matters of etiquette, social occasions, people of distinction and fine style, describe the Great British Cheese festival as a mix of a royal picnic and a farmers market with attitude...

Greatest European Food Fights

Never mind tossing the salad. In Europe there are many opportunities to hurl food at each other. Here’s just a sample of some of our continental cousin’s strange attitudes to excess produce. ...

Continental Munching: European Street Food

The diversity of cultures and their cooking to be found on the continent has resulted in a plethora of national dishes and cuisines to tickle a traveller’s fancy, many of which can be enjoyed as street food....

Expensive Gourmet Salt No Different To Cheap Table Salt

Gourmet salts favoured by celebrity chefs are expensive and have no health benefits, according to a report published today....

Fish Fight Continues

Of all the species we had met on Fish Fight, the slipperiest perhaps is the politician....

Elderflower Time

Recent comment - I have laughed so much at some of the stories here but think it may be nervous laughter as I have two buckets of the elderflower champagne sitting in my garage!...

Cornish Pasty Protected by Law

The Cornish pasty, once the daily fare of tin miners, is going back to its origins thanks to this protected food status granted by the European Commission....