Month: August 2014

Some Like It Hot : Bacon Wrapped Jalapeños Poppers

Some Like It Hot : Bacon Wrapped Jalapeños Poppers

Following on from our Brief History Of The Chilli as promised we’re going to be going through some history behind each of the chillies we mentioned. Today one of my favourites, the  jalapeño, just writing about them has made my mouth water… The jalapeño is a medium-sized chilli pepper. A mature […]

A Brief History – Ramen Noodle Soup

A Brief History – Ramen Noodle Soup

Ramen is a Japanese noodle soup dish. It consists of Chinese-style wheat noodles served in a meat- or fish-based broth, often flavoured with soy sauce or miso, and uses toppings such as sliced pork, dried seaweed, kamaboko, and green onions. Nearly every region in Japan has its own variation of […]

Wine Gift Accessory Options

Wine Gift Accessory Options

Offering a bottle of wine as a present is a nice thought but some individuals are unsure which wine to select. And it can appear redundant to buy wines for a wine enthusiast when you’re conscious that many others will likely be giving very similar gift ideas. Luckily there are […]

A Brief History : The Chilli

A Brief History : The Chilli

Welcome to a new mini series on The Chilli, I adore them, their flavour, heat and versatility. We’ll be looking at different varieties and cooking up some of our favourite recipes using different varieties. Today a brief history of the chilli It all started with a  seed in South America […]

Meat Free Monday – No Fish Seafood Delight

Meat Free Monday – No Fish Seafood Delight

Welcome back  to Meat Free MondayJenny Littman from ReSource Me. Jenny together with husband Robin, offer  ways to  reconnect you with sources of health and inspiration. Their aim is to inform and empower people who wish to take their wellbeing seriously, using natural holistic approaches. Today a raw no fish seafood delight.  One […]

Eat More Fish – Rillettes De Saumon

Eat More Fish – Rillettes De Saumon

Rillettes were traditionally made with fatty pork belly or pork shoulder. The meat was cubed, salted and cured, cooked slowly over low heat until very tender, then raked into small shreds and blended with the warm cooking fat to form a rustic paste. They are normally used as spread on […]

Birthday Gifts For A Foodie

Birthday Gifts For A Foodie

Birthday gifts must be chosen with the utmost of care and consideration. This is especially true when it comes to buying something special for a foodie who is immensely passionate about food and gastronomy. A foodie is not just a food lover; they are also experimenters who are constantly trying […]