Tag: food and wine matching

A taste of Tuscany: stuffed courgettes

This week’s taste of elsewhere comes courtesy of food writer Ed Smith, the author of On the Side, The Borough Market Cookbook and Rocket & Squash. Cook up his simple stuffed courgettes to transport yourself to the rolling hills of Tuscany You can find Tuscan sausages in all Italian delis and many places beyond them […]

Kitchen secrets: Café de Paris butter

Whatever’s on the menu, make sure you have our Head Chef’s secret weapon on hand: Café de Paris butter. Stock the fridge with a stick of this and get set to slather it on anything that comes sizzling from the grill Years ago, on a trip to Toulouse, I came across a restaurant called L’Entrecôte […]

Foraging 101: wild garlic pesto

Even the most novice of foragers can safely identify wild garlic thanks to its distinctive, heady scent. Make the most of your daily outing to gather some of these glorious green leaves and rustle up our Head Chef’s pesto The season for wild garlic leaves starts in late February, running until June. Although the season […]

Albariño: everything you need to know

As we release our first own-label Albariño, Buyer Catriona Felstead MW tells you everything you need to know about this fashionable grape When it comes to “trendy” grapes, Albariño is a rare case of one that has managed to transition from being a sommelier darling to an established name on the shelves of any self-respecting […]