By Martin Isark The Butcher’s Tap? Where is it? 15 Spittal Street, Marlow, Bucks What is it? A traditional Butcher’s Shop that is also a sports’ pub, serving local beer & bar snacks. What is it like? There is no getting away from that this is a real Butcher’s! Large meat counter by day, andContinue reading “Butcher’s Tap Marlow by Tom Kerridge”
What Brand of Veggie are you? By Veggie Tom “I’m a vegetarian, but I eat chicken and sausages. Oh, and bacon. And turkey at Christmas, obviously.” I was working in a small newspaper office when someone told me that. In my three decades of meat evasion, she ranks as the least vegetarian vegetarian I’ve everContinue reading “What Brand of Veggie are you?”
By Martin Isark I’ve tasted Mamba Energy. Want a pick-me-up drink? Then like most drinkers, you’ll grab can or two of Red Bull. You may not like the taste, but it hits the spot for going that extra mile, especially, if you’re partying or driving! And if you want it turbo charged, add shot orContinue reading “I’ve tasted Mamba Energy.”
By Martin Isark I’ve tasted 42.7%,Quadruple Distilled, Hand Crafted Small Batch Polo Gin made from sugar beet!
By Martin Isark When I was small, bottles of home-made ginger beer lined the pantry shelves – and the thirst quenching pleasure of its peppery ginger notes still lingers on. Today, the supermarket shelves are loaded with various styles and brands of ginger beer, but nothing gets close to the satisfaction of making your ownContinue reading “Grow your own ginger beer plant, and you’ll never need to buy a bottle again”
By Martin Isark Why is it when Valentine’s Day nears those romantic roses rocket in price? Likewise if you are celebrating Mother’s Day or Mothering Sunday you’ll find that the price of flowers have soared again! Not very romantic or Christian in my book!
By Martin Isark If fizz is on your must buy list this Christmas… then my champagne & fizz jargon demystified… is a must read:
By Martin Isark I’ve tasted Lid’s Cashew Nuts! Lidl, the cheap as chips ‘no frills’ supermarket does not score well if you are looking for Waitrose or Sainsbury’s-type standard of fitting or presentation on your trolley trundle, but their Alesto roasted & salted cashew nuts packed in a ‘baked bean’-like tin is a product that’sContinue reading “Martin’s Tasted Lidl’s Cashew Nuts”
By Martin Isark I’ve tasted Aero Peppermint Bubbles … should you put a pack in the trolley or leave it on the shelf?
By Martin Isark Gin has now overtaken vodka as the cool drink, but what about the fruit infused versions like sloe and plum?