Book your London restaurants for 2012 Olympic Games

Are you are coming to London for the 2012 Olympics? Now is the time to start thinking about booking your restaurants! Many are now taking bookings for July and August.  Your watching  the world’s best on the track , don’t  miss out on London’s best food!

What colour is Rosé?

What colour? Rosé! Then you start to look! White pink, pale pink, blush, pink, rosado, dark pink, very dark pink…  It might be the wrong shade?  There are so many. Which one should I buy? Help! If you have the Can I Eat It? App you can scan the bottle’s barcode and it will provideContinue reading “What colour is Rosé?”

Follow the winemaker not the grape variety

Great winemakers can make relatively ordinary indigenous grape varieties sing with flavour. For example, Spain’s white, thick skinned, heavily pipped and low yielding Albarino grape would not be vine of choice for any of the world’s viticulturists or oenologists.

You don’t have to be Gordon Ramsay or Heston Blumenthal to bake these snack-on sausage rolls with an apple lick.

You don’t have to be Gordon Ramsay or Heston Blumenthal to bake these snack-on sausage rolls with an apple lick.  Not only are they easy to make, they are free from those additives and preservatives that ensure prolonged shelf life!

Labelling going nut crazy

Nut labelling on pre-packed food products until recently fell under the straight forward headings of contains and may contain. But such is the panic surrounding shoppers’ allergy to nuts.  Retailers are now starting to use the ‘nut crazy’ or ‘belt & braces’ approach to their labelling.  Reading the labels of the supermarket’s own branded products,Continue reading “Labelling going nut crazy”

Chateau Latour the Manchester United of the wine-world leaves the en-primeur league!

Chateau Latour pulls out of en-primeur selling. This is very big news indeed if you are a buyer or drinker of blue chip claret! In the wine world this is the equivalent of  Manchester United leaving the premier league! And the same sort arguments are fermenting and bubbling around Bordeaux and the fine wine world.Continue reading “Chateau Latour the Manchester United of the wine-world leaves the en-primeur league!”