The Best Souvenirs to Buy in Grenada

Yes we absolutely love shopping for souvenirs when we travel around the world! Enjoy our recommendations for delicious souvenirs to buy from the beautiful East Caribbean island of Grenada, a wonderful destination for food and drink lovers. The Best Souvenirs to Buy in Grenada Chocolate | Chocolate Liqueur | Cookery Book of Grenadian Recipes | ... Read more »

Sabrina Ghayour’s Turmeric, Spinach & Sweet Potato Fritters

Sabrina Ghayour's Turmeric, Spinach & Sweet Potato Fritters

In her fourth cookery book, Bazaar, Sabrina Ghayour focuses her attention on vegetarian recipes, bringing her well-known flair for flamboyant, full-flavoured food to the realm of vegetables. Extracted from the book with permission from the publishers, we are happy to share Sabrina’s Turmeric, Spinach & Sweet Potato Fritters recipe. ... Read more »

Bazaar by Sabrina Ghayour

Cover of Bazaar cookery book by Sabrina Ghayour

Bazaar is Sabrina Ghayour’s fourth book and her first foray into a cookbook with a purely vegetarian set of recipes. I was intrigued to see how a confirmed omnivore would tackle the subject, particularly as I aim to cook vegan or vegetarian 2-3 days a week, so a new source of ideas from a non-vegetarian ... Read more »

The Best Souvenirs to Buy in Kenya

Kenyan beadwork worn by a Samburu guide

Yes we absolutely love shopping for souvenirs when we travel around the world! Enjoy our recommendations for souvenirs to buy from Kenya, to remind you of your wonderful trip. Souvenirs From Kenya: Contents Beadwork | Bone & Horn Jewellery | Handmade Drums | Kazuri Beads | Maasai Blankets | Sarong-style Wraps | Soapstone Carvings | Spices ... Read more »

A Taste For… Paprika

Spoon with paprika powder

For many years, I assumed that paprika was a Hungarian invention, misled by the origins of the word we use in England to describe this powdered spice. In fact, the story has it that Columbus presented sweet and chilli peppers to King Fernando and Queen Isabel of Spain as a gift of thanks for their ... Read more »

The Best Souvenirs to Buy in France

French Chocolate Shop

Shopping for souvenirs is one of the joys of travelling the world. Buy food and drink to bring a little taste of France back with you, or mementos to showcase in your home. In our guide we recommend a wide range of French souvenirs from cheese, wine and charcuterie to French linen, soap, and perfume. If you are planning a trip France, this guide is for you. ... Read more »

Nigel Slater’s Mushroom, Butternut & Soured Cream Soup

Nigel Slater Mushroom, Butternut & Soured Cream Soup Recipe

If ever a dish represented autumn in a bowl, it would be this hearty, warming soup of mushrooms, butternut squash and soured cream, flavoured with paprika and ginger. It’s simple to make, delicious to eat and I love how each mouthful gives a different combination of textures and flavours. ... Read more »

Ginger-Roasted Plums with Lime, Rum & Muscovado Cream

Ginger-Roasted Plums with Lime, Rum & Muscovado Cream

Did you enjoy our review of Diana Henry’s From The Oven To The Table? If so, we’re sure you’ll appreciate this delicious recipe from the book, shared with permission from publishers Mitchell Beazley. We’ve recently posted Diana’s Roast Leg of Lamb with Basil, Pecorino, Garlic & Wine. Now, here’s a dessert to go with it, Ginger-Roasted Plums with ... Read more »

Nigel Slater’s Greenfeast: Autumn, Winter

Greenfeast Autumn Winter by Nigel Slater

Nigel Slater is one of those authors I can hear talking whenever I read his recipes. More importantly, he is also one of those authors I trust, and any time I pick up a Nigel Slater recipe I’m confident that I’ll get to the end without being bemused by incomprehensible instructions or missing ingredients, and ... Read more »

Game Dinner at the Black Bear Inn

Potted Rabbit and Rye Cracker

The Black Bear Inn in Bettws Newydd is one of our favourite local pub restaurants. Recently, they did a set Game Dinner menu for a night, instead of their usual blackboard menu. Priced at £38 per person, the multi-course feast was a set menu served to all diners. Sourdough and butter to start; we always enjoy ... Read more »