Advent Calendar 2017

Christmas – Best Advent Calendars of 2017

The countdown to Christmas is always a good excuse to indulge, and what better way than to start each day with a treat to get into the festive spirit? This year at Tasting Britain, we went all out and did a roundup of our favourite Advent calendars of the season. Aside from the
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 Review – Nairn’s Gluten Free Flatbreads

Shekha gave the new offering from Nairn’s a try; are the gluten-free flatbreads worth stocking up on?  Rating    Appeals To Obviously, this is a brilliant addition to the various gluten-free options out there but health-conscious foodies can benefit from
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Review – Nut Blend’s Nut ‘Butter’

Nut Blend was founded by Gabriella in September 2015 after she struggled to find a naturally flavoured food product on the market with no added sugar – including “healthy” sugars and those from dried fruit. After some experimentation with pure ingredients and natural nut
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Review – Rosebud Preserves Christmas Jam Selection

Rosebud Preserves, founded by Elsbeth Biltoft, has been making its jams, chutneys and jellies in Masham, North Yorkshire, since 1989. The company believe in sourcing local produce, cooking traditional recipes; and practising time-honoured techniques. Rosebud products do not use
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Review – Red Sails Restaurant, Faversham Creek Hotel [Kent]

We sent Shekha down to the historic Faversham, in Kent, to sample the recently awarded 2AA Rosette Red Sails Restaurant in the Faversham Creek Hotel. Exciting food served with a side of local history, village politics and a flooding creek made for an eventful trip! Rating Cuisine
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Review – Tootoomoo [Islington]

Our Shekha heads off to Tootoomoo in Islington to taste test its oily tasty take on the current bottomless brunch craze…   Rating: Cuisine: Pan Asian Appeals To: Bottomless brunchers, sushi fans, people who really like fried things… In a Word: Abundant The
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Review – Cha Chaan Teng [Holborn]

Our Shekha finds out what would happen if Chinese tea house fare of the 50s and 60s was catapulted into the present day and given the Jeremy Pang treatment. Rating Cuisine Modern twist on 1950s Hong Kong café culture / Made-up In a word Fusion-Confusion Appeals to Hong Kong
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Review – Nipa Thai [Lancaster Gate]

Our Shekha signs up for a sumptuous evening at Nipa Thai, London. Rating: In a word: Elegant Cuisine: Thai (Central) Appeals to: People on date nights, families and special occasions, apparently the Thai government, people that enjoy Thai flavours but gentler spice The
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Q&A – Zoran Peric [Suntory]

Name: Zoran Peric Role: Suntory Brand Ambassador   DOB: 07/07/1970   Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia  Twitter Handle: @zoran_peric07   Website: Fun Fact: Zoran was in a series of bands when he was younger   Zoran
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Review: Crab Tavern [Liverpool Street]

Crab Tavern appeared as one of the new additions at London’s Broadgate Circle last year, featuring seafood in a smart city setting. With the lure of a marine menu too much to resist, Shekha heads down to sample the extensive eats on offer.  Rating In a Word:
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