I’ve tasted Umami Dust… should you put it in the trolley or leave it on the shelf?

Should you put the Umami Dust a new Mediterranean inspired seasoning produced by the flavorist, Laura Santtini in the trolley or leave it on the shelf?

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.

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”