Tag: Flavours

Spice Box : Holy Lama Naturals Spice Drops

Spice Box : Holy Lama Naturals Spice Drops

We were very lucky to be sent a range of Holy Lama Naturals Spice Drops to try. As a self confessed kitchen alchemist these fabulous drops contain concentrated extracts of natural spices.The company maintains that they offer a simpler, more consistent way to infuse food and drink with pure, vibrant flavours. A purely natural […]

The House Wine – The Flavours Of Wine

The House Wine – The Flavours Of Wine

We are delighted to welcome back Gwen McCann from The House Wine. Over the coming weeks we are going to be treated to some unique and original wine blogs focussing on different aspects of wine. Today Gwen examines the flavour and taste of wine. Once you start to examine flavour […]

Kitchen Alchemy – What Makes A Good Recipe ?

Kitchen Alchemy – What Makes A Good Recipe ?

A pinch of this. A squeeze of that. Spice. Seasoning. Flavour. Taste. Cooking. 20th Century Alchemy – Caro Ness A couple of weeks  ago I was invited to be a guest on Karen Kennaby, presenter of the Untangled FM radio show Taste Of Life. Last Thursday evening, Karen and I spent […]

Win A Signed Copy Of Our Book Flavours

We’re giving away 3 signed copies of our book FLAVOURS in time for Christmas. All you have to do is click the link and follow the instructions. There is no limit to the amount of times you can enter, the winners will be drawn by and independent randomiser – Good […]

Bring Me Sunshine – The Sunshine Award

Bring Me Sunshine – The Sunshine Award

The wonderful, multi-talented and award-winning Author Caro Ness at Caro Ness Author  has nominated me for a Sunshine Award for inspirational and creative recognition and I am delighted to accept this lovely accolade. I have to reveal 7 things about myself as part of my receiving this award, so here […]

Recipe Book – Penne With Gorgonzola

Recipe Book – Penne With Gorgonzola

It’s national cheese week and to celebrate I’m going to use one of my favourite cheeses Gorgonzola. Beautiful soft Italian cows milk cheese with a blue vein that has a distinctive and acidic bite. This distinctively flavoured cheese has been  made in the town of Gorgonzola ( a province of […]

Allium Sativum

Allium Sativum

Garlic is one of the most multifaceted vegetable,capable of curing ills, raising the dimension of a dish and has the ability to cause offence because of its very pungent smell. I cannot imagine a world without garlic I use it nearly every single day in one way or another. My […]

Meat Free Monday – Hot Spiced Red Cabbage

Meat Free Monday – Hot Spiced Red Cabbage

Back in the late seventies my Maman used to cook a baked red cabbage dish which we would eat as an accompaniment. It was quite a filling dish, rich and casserole-like, filled with apple,onion, red cabbage and spices. I remember always being the one to crunch into a whole clove […]