Tag: cheese

Review: Wyke Farm Cheeses

Review: Wyke Farm Cheeses

When we were offered the opportunity to taste some of Wyke Farms cheeses and butter we welcomed it with open arms. It arrived in a very natty little hessian branded cool bag and when we looked inside there was a delightful range or cheese, unsalted and salted butter to try. […]

Review: Hansells Yoghurt Maker

Review: Hansells Yoghurt Maker

When we were asked to try the Hansells yoghurt maker we were delighted as we use yogurt a lot either eating it or cooking with it. If I am honest I was intrigued as to how something which looked so simple could produce the desired results. I think back to […]

Västerbotten – Västerbottensost Paj.

Västerbotten – Västerbottensost Paj.

Most people don’t really look forward to Mondays, but last Monday gone, I was given the fantastic opportunity to learn about cooking with a Swedish cheese and cook with the wonderful Bronte Aurell, co-owner of Scandinavian Kitchen in Central London. Scandinavian Kitchen was set up with husband Jonas in 2007 […]

Chicken and Chorizo Gratin with Flavour Shots

Chicken and Chorizo Gratin with Flavour Shots

We’ve been dying to try the new Schwartz Flavour Shots range for ages, so when they asked us if we’d like to work with them recreating this delicious Spanish influenced recipe, we were delighted. One of the first things I liked about the flavour shot we chose was that the […]

Hard Cheese

Hard Cheese

This year has been a year of change, of newness and wonderful new experiences. As well as getting married, launching two business’ I have also taken some time out to learn how to do something that has happened since the dawns of time. Cheese Making. Cheese as food predates recorded […]

Meat Free Monday – Stuffed Winter Squash Flowers

Meat Free Monday – Stuffed Winter Squash Flowers

Squash blossoms are the prettiest, daintiest sunburst of colour but they are also delicious to eat. Flowers from summer squash, courgettes (zucchini), pumpkins and winter squash make tasty garnishes or side dishes. However you need to know when to pick squash flowers and which ones to pick because female squash […]

Wells Food Festival – The Countdown Begins

Wells Food Festival – The Countdown Begins

We’re hugely excited about being involved in this years Wells Food Festival on October 12th. Now in its second year it attracted over 3500 visitors in its first year and is already looking like smashing it this year with a bigger and better programme including over 50 or Somerset’s greatest […]

A Tale Of Two Cheeses – Part One

A Tale Of Two Cheeses – Part One

It was an early start for me last Saturday as I headed towards the Southwest to a village called Shebbear in Devon, where the Shebbear Cheese Company run their handmade cheese company. I was greeted by Sarah Styles-Power who started making cheese as a hobby and has since built a […]

Cheeseboard : Gruyere – Chicken Cordon Bleu

Cheeseboard : Gruyere – Chicken Cordon Bleu

We’re off to Switzerland this morning and cooking with one of the most versatile cheeses made,Gruyère, and a timeless classic made with chicken. Here are some facts about this delicious cheese. Gruyère is a hard yellow cheese that originates in the Swiss cantons of Neuchatel, Fribourg, Jura, Vaud and Berne […]