Eat Tapas Day Monday 28th February 2011

I have been sent an email about Spanish cuisine, produce and ‘Eat Tapas Day’ which is on Monday 28th February. The information I have been given says that, The fiesta, which falls on a Monday, is dedicated to the great Spanish custom of accompanying drinks with a small plate of food or ‘tapa’. Tradition has … Read more Eat Tapas Day Monday 28th February 2011

The Taste Adventure Birmingham NEC November 2010

The Taste Adventure is a hands on activity aimed at four to ten year olds, which encourages children to engage their five senses when eating and enjoying food. The Taste Adventure was launched by Slow Food UK and is supported by grainchain.com For those interested in taking part in the Taste Adventure, the next Taste Adventure will … Read more The Taste Adventure Birmingham NEC November 2010

Rye-Wheat Macadamia and Sultana Bread Recipe

With the summer season upon us, treat the whole family to freshly made home-baked loaves for picnics and barbeques. Rye-Wheat Macadamia and Sultana Bread Ingredients for one small loaf or approximately 8-9 small rolls. 75g white sponge 100g strong white flour 100g light rye flour 140ml warm water 7g yeast 4g salt (5g if using … Read more Rye-Wheat Macadamia and Sultana Bread Recipe

Fruited Cornbread With Macadamias Recipe

With the summer season upon us, treat the whole family to freshly made home-baked loaves for picnics and barbeques. Fruited Cornbread with Macadamias Ingredients for one loaf or 8-9 small rolls 220g flour (strong wheat) 5g yeast 5g salt 20g raw cane sugar 90g polenta (see description below of how to prepare) 55g macadamia nuts … Read more Fruited Cornbread With Macadamias Recipe

Spelt, Honey & Macadamia Bread Recipe

With the summer season upon us, treat the whole family to freshly made home-baked loaves for picnics and barbeques. Spelt, Honey and Macadamia Bread Ingredients for one loaf (500g) 250g spelt wholemeal flour 160ml cool water 7g fresh yeast (buy from local bakers, supermarkets with fresh bakery section or health food stores) 5g salt 7.5g … Read more Spelt, Honey & Macadamia Bread Recipe

Sustainable Seabass Fishery Visit

On Saturday, 26th June 2010 we are taking my mother in law and father in law to Withernsea for a Slow Food North Yorkshire Seabass Fishery Visit. Our host for the day will be Food Journalist/Historian/Chef/Beekeeper/local lad Gerard Baker. The day consists of going down to the beach to BBQ some fresh fish, have a … Read more Sustainable Seabass Fishery Visit

Recipe Suggestions For Using Duck Eggs

I am often asked if you can eat duck eggs and use them in cooking and baking. Here is a list of ideas for using duck eggs in baking and cooking. Making lemon curd. Baking cakes – blueberry muffins. Scrambling. Poaching. Making omelettes. Frying for a cooked breakfast or egg and chips. Pickled duck eggs. … Read more Recipe Suggestions For Using Duck Eggs