• “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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Festival or feastival?

Richard heads to Standon Calling in Hertfordshire where he tries to answer the question ‘has festival food become as important as festival acts when deciding where to spend your time and money each Summer?’ There is a scene in legendary British football hooligan film
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Products

Review – Golden Era Gluten-Free Beer

Shekha tries a new brand of beer catering to a gluten-free crowd… Rating Appeals To Beer enthusiasts looking for something different Anyone who has wondered what fermented ancient grains are like Clean drinkers will appreciate the all-natural ingredients Those who can’t
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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 – Tom Gosnell [Gosnell’s Mead]

Full name: Tom Gosnell Role: Founder DOB: 28/07/1987 Birthplace: London Twitter Handle: @gosnellsmead Website: www.gosnells.co.uk Fun Fact: “I have a giant torso, an outrageous brain and tiny legs.” For a man who trained to be a physicist and who used to work in
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Guides

Standon Calling promises great grub

  You know that story you’ve heard about the guy who had a party in his back garden which morphed into a massive festival? That’s Standon Calling. In 2001 Alex Trenchard had a birthday barbeque. In 2002 he did it again, only bigger. By 2004 he had included a stage with live
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News

Wilderness Festival set to deliver another stellar year

With a monster line-up of headline acts, theatre and wellbeing on the cards, Wilderness has now announced a series of unmissable foodie experiences. Our Shekha reports… While Wilderness is guaranteed to have an incredible list of the best in the music world performing at
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