• “If more of us valued food and cheer above hoarded gold, it would be a much merrier world.”

    J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Cardhu Distillery / Johnnie Walker Visitor Centre, Archiestown, Moray, Scotland

    “You can't just eat good food. You've got to talk about it too. And you've got to talk about it to somebody who understands that kind of food.”

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jailbird
  • “Great restaurants are, of course, nothing but mouth-brothels. There is no point in going to them if one intends to keep one's belt buckled.”

    Frederic Raphael
  • “Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.”

    William Shakespeare
  • 3 South Place Bar Moorgate - Tasty cheesecake

    “Food is a gift and should be treated reverentially--romanced and ritualised and seasoned with memory.”

    Chris Bohjalian
  • Grill La Tour - Glowing Blue Boxes

    “You have to taste a culture to understand it.”

    Deborah Cater
  • The 'Spirit Of The Malt Tour' @ The Glenlivet Distillery, Ballindalloch, Banffshire

    “Knowledge is the food of the soul.”

    Plato
  • “The discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of the human race than the discovery of a star.”

    Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
  • Glenlivet Hill Trek / Argocat Tour / Smuggler's Trail, Glenlivet, Ballindalloch, Banffshire, Scotland

    “I’ll wait until your mouth is full of food before I ask you a question. That’s just the kind of gentleman I am.”

    Jarod Kintz
  • “After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relatives.”

    Oscar Wilde
  • “The discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of the human race than the discovery of a star.”

    Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
  • “To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.”

    François de La Rochefoucauld
  • “Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.”

    Mark Twain
  • “I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.”

    W.C. Fields
  • “TV cookery is very like internet porn - the overwhelming majority of its audience will never ever get to act out what's happening on screen.”

    www.theskintfoodie.com
  • “First we eat, then we do everything else.”

    M.F.K. Fisher
  • “Don't let love interfere with your appetite. It never does with mine.”

    Anthony Trollope
  • “You can't just eat good food. You've got to talk about it too. And you've got to talk about it to somebody who understands that kind of food.”

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jailbird
  • “You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans. ”

    Ronald Reagan

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Review: Grand Trunk Road [South Woodford]

Shekha sets off to see if the latest venture from Rajesh Suri (formerly of Michelin-starred Tamarind; Imli Street and former-Michelin-starred Zaika) and head chef Dayashankar Sharma, is a worthy addition to London’s Indian fine dining scene… Rating     
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Review – Green Lady Sparkling Tea

Shekha toasts the arrival of warmer weather with a refreshing glass of Green Lady Sparkling Tea… Rating Appeals To Iced tea lovers, fizzy drink fans wanting a healthy alternative, tea enthusiasts, mixologists, gin drinkers, summertime pub frequenters, those seeking an
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Recipes

Review – Green Lady Sparkling Tea

Shekha toasts the arrival of warmer weather with a refreshing glass of Green Lady Sparkling Tea… Rating Appeals To Iced tea lovers, fizzy drink fans wanting a healthy alternative, tea enthusiasts, mixologists, gin drinkers, summertime pub frequenters, those seeking an
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Profiles

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Q&A – John MacDonald [Balblair]

Full name: John MacDonald Role: Distillery Manager DOB: 31.05.1966 Birthplace: Inverness Twitter: @BalblairWhisky Website: www.Balblair.com Fun Fact: “I play guitar badly”. So, let’s start at the beginning. You’re a native highlander, and you ‘got
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Guides

Review: Grand Trunk Road [South Woodford]

Shekha sets off to see if the latest venture from Rajesh Suri (formerly of Michelin-starred Tamarind; Imli Street and former-Michelin-starred Zaika) and head chef Dayashankar Sharma, is a worthy addition to London’s Indian fine dining scene… Rating     
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All Points East announce festivals and free events

Loyally covering Victoria Park’s summer programme every year, our Shekha will be heading to the inaugural All Points East festival there this year to sample its musical and foodie delights. What’s more, All Points East has announced, In The Neighbourhood, its weekday programme of
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