Choosing a great gin for the summer

It is an exciting time for gin lovers as more and more distilleries open in the United Kingdom (233 according to HM Revenue and Customs at the end of 2015). With so many, how do you discover the gin for you? A visit to a gin festival is a must and luckily there are many…

Tasting and eating wine

If you’re not a wine expert, how do you discover a wine you’ll like? And will it inspire you to cook a great sauce?

Get growing mushrooms

I think growing mushrooms could get addictive. A few weeks ago we visited Feed Bristol a project run by the Avon Wildlife Trust in Bristol for a look at the business co-located on the site. One business, was growing mushrooms on a small scale. Imagine plastic boxes a good 90 x 60 x 60 cm seeded…

An Indian Adventure: Kerala

Take a trip to Kerala and immerse yourself in the culture, learn to cook vegetarian meals and discover food and scenic delights.

All aboard the SS Great Britain

What makes a great day out with children? Roaming freely and the opportunity to relax over tasty food come high up on the list

7 Steps to Great Asparagus

What does it take to create great asparagus? I visit the Vale of Evesham which has PGI status to find out.

7 Tea Tips at National Tea Day

National Tea at the amazing Roof Top Garden, Kensington was a great way to discover black, green, herbal teas and infusions