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Courgette and feta fritters with yogurt: There are some great courgettes (zucchini) around at the moment and here's the perfect way to use them from Tom Hunt's lovely new book The Natural Cook.
Aug 16 Read more
Where to eat in Bristol in 2014 UPDATED: I used to get asked so often where the best places were to eat in my home town of Bristol I finally got round to drawing one up back in March. Here's an updated version. (August 2014)
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The best food matches for Semillon and Semillon-Sauvignon blends: One of the world’s most underrated grapes yet capable of making some of its most delicious dry whites, Sémillon isn’t on the radar for many. So if you get hold of a bottle what should you pair with it?
Aug 19 Read more
Can any wine stand up to Stinking Bishop?: We Brits don’t have a long tradition of washed-rind cheeses but we have a true champion in the aptly named Stinking Bishop, which shot to worldwide fame when it was featured in the film Wallace and Gromit and the Were-Rabbit. But can any wine (or other drink) stand up to it? Read on . . .
Aug 13 Read more
RinQuinQuin à la pêche: I love old-fashioned French aperitifs but the name of this Provençal one makes it doubly irresistible. And the peach flavour makes it perfect for this time of year.
Aug 16 Read more
Does craft beer suit posh food?: Despite many attempts to introduce beer lists in Michelin-starred restaurants, customers still don’t seem to want to drink it on a special occasion. Are they misguided or are restaurateurs wimping out?
Aug 15 Read more