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A box of Camper Vin white wine.

Camper Vin white wine

A camper van packed with white wine? Sort of. Camper Vin is a 2.25-litre box of South African white wine in packaging that resembles a classic VW camper van. The compact, glass-free packaging means Camper Vin is ideal for stuffing into a rucksack and a taking on a camping expedition. […]

by × August 21, 2017 × 4 comments

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Chocolates anyone? Confectioner Sharon Foyle and Tom Naylor-Leyland at Mennell's Confectioners.

10 delicious reasons to join a Malton Food Tour

Do you enjoy tucking into gourmet experiences? Why not get yourself to Malton, the small town described by Italian cookery writer and restaurateur Antonio Carluccio as “Yorkshire’s food capital”, and participate in one of the new food tours? The first Malton Food Tour was led by Tom Naylor-Leyland during August […]

by × September 2, 2016 × 0 comments

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A bottle of Bulldog London dry gin with a cocktail shaker and a lemon.

Summer cocktails featuring Bulldog London Gin

Gin is enjoying a resurgence. Why not take advantage of the warm weather to enjoy an evening outdoors, on the terrace or in your garden, and mix yourself a G&T or summer cocktails using Bulldog London dry gin? We’ve teamed up with the chic Dry Martini bar to provide you with […]

by × August 18, 2016 × 3 comments

Eating out, Experiences, Food & Drink

Scenic dining - a view from the Jungfraujoch.

Veal meat again? On the trail of Wienerschnitzel in the Swiss Alps

Tenderise a fillet of veal, coat it in breadcrumbs then fry it and you’ve created one of central Europe’s best-known dishes—Wienerschnitzel. We sent our top schnitzel hunter into the Swiss Alps to track down the best examples of the dish in Interlaken and restaurants in the surrounding Jungfrau region. Isn’t schitzel […]

by × June 22, 2016 × 11 comments

Food & Drink

Inside the Schlenkerla brewery tavern in the Altstadt of Bamberg, Germany.

Germany’s beer purity law: the Reinheitsgebot of 1516

Enjoy your ale? If so, you’ve probably noticed that labels on German beer bottles state the contents have been brewed in accordance with the Reinheitsgebot. The German term Reinheitsgebot is usually translated into English as “beer purity law”. Some people think the law means you can drink as much German […]

by × June 8, 2016 × 0 comments

Cooking, Worth trying

A beef burger from The Black Farmer.

The Black Farmer burgers and a barbecue

Springtime means the buzz of lawnmowers, the scent of freshly cut grass plus mouth-watering wafts aromas of food cooking on barbecues. This summer, gluten-free burgers from The Black Farmer could be among the delicious dishes grilling over charcoal. The range of fresh burgers are made with 100 per cent British […]

by × May 19, 2016 × 0 comments

Eating out, Food & Drink

Pan-fried Aylesbury farm snails, Dorset black garlic, grilled baby beetroots, confit chicken wings and fried frogs legs served at Angelus restaurant in London, England.

French dining in London: Angelus

Angelus restaurant and lounge (4 Bathhurst Street, London W2 2SD; tel. 020 7402 0083) is a smart yet laid-back, serving seasonal, French style cuisine in the heart of Bayswater. “You can come and have whatever you like with whoever you want; we don’t see, we don’t hear. It can be […]

by × March 24, 2016 × 5 comments

Eating out, Food & Drink, Places, Travel

The bar at St Mary's Inn near Morpeth, Northumberland, England.

St Mary’s Inn near Morpeth, Northumberland

The former administrative building of St Mary’s Hospital, an asylum that once treated up to 2,000 patients at a time, is today a gastropub with 11 bedrooms. Known as St Mary’s Inn, you can find this pub and B&B a couple of miles south-west of Morpeth in Northumberland. The hospital […]

by × February 22, 2016 × 2 comments
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