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Taste of Perth 2015...


The Taste festivals launched in London eleven years ago and since then have spread across the globe – Cape Town, Auckland, Moscow, Toronto – and this month Paris was the latest city to host the festival.   361 more words


The Stable

Apologies for my lack of blogging recently. Last week I came down with a cold and had to take nearly the whole week of work (which did not impress me one bit) and then once I was feeling better, work sent me to a conference in Birmingham. 451 more words

Delicious Treats

Welsh Perry & CIder Champions 2015

On Saturday morning of the festival, more than 20 Welsh cider and perry producers gathered in the banqueting hall of Caldicot Castle to take part in a blind tasting of each others products. 232 more words

Call me a Taco Expert | Miso Salmon nugget tacos with zucchini-carrot slaw & cilantro yogurt

I honestly cannot recall the first time I scarfed down a taco.

My Mom’s predictable ‘taco salad’ made an appearance every week, but a bowl of shredded lettuce, soggy tortilla chips, simmered fajita-powdered beef and slopped beans isn’t exactly the same bite. 772 more words


Book Review: The River Cottage Booze Handbook by John Wright

The River Cottage franchise has put out book after book on do it yourself farming and food projects. In their most recent endeavor, The River Cottage Booze Handbook… 134 more words

Book Review

The Queens Kickshaw

The lighting was dim as we entered The Queens Kickshaw located on Broadway, just off Steinway, in Astoria this morning. I didn’t see a hostess, but the barista was quick to welcome us: “What can I get started for you?” I declined a coffee and asked if we could sit down for brunch. 584 more words


Whelan's Gate

Whelan’s Gate

On Tuesday, whilst on our way to the Mad Miss Mimic launch, Ro and I had dinner at Whelan’s Gate. The main floor is tiny (though the upstairs is much bigger), but what it lacks in size, it makes up for in taste. 365 more words