cheese

Food news – Less than 90 days ’til Christmas, so get ready for TASTE

Scary as it is, Christmas is just around the corner with less than 90 days to go (shocking)! But that means we are just weeks away from one of TB’s favourite foodie events of the year.  Taste of London puts on spectacular events, several times a year and all of which
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Veggie food festival heaven VegfestUK returns to London

The VegfestUK London annual vegan food festival is hitting the capital on October 10th-11th bringing with it some seriously indulgent veggie delicacies. VegfestUK originally started in Bristol in 2003 and has since expanded to Brighton in 2009 and London in 2013. The London event
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Review – Grillstock, Walthamstow [London]

Think locally. Act hillbilly. A very fitting catchphrase for a restaurant that is different to many others in the City. Yes there’s plenty of BBQs, but there’s just something about Grillstock that draws you in and makes you part of the family!  Rating In a word
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Gorge on Swedish delights at the Fika London crayfish festival

Crayfish parties, or kräftskiva in Swedish, are a tradition not to be missed and for the next couple of weeks you can join your own party, right here in Brick Lane, London. With long sharing tables outdoors and indoors and bucket loads (literally) of crayfish and other Swedish
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The Shenkman Bar @ The Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

Review – The Shenkman Bar @ The Keeper’s House, Royal Academy of Arts [Piccadilly, London]

Our Lily heads down to the Royal Academy of Arts‘ Keeper’s House Restaurant. There she discovers The Shenkman Bar, and a man called Fabio – who does things with cocktails that you’ll never believe… Rating: In A Word: Secluded Appeals To: People
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Cheesy tarts with strawberry compote by Jubilee Strawberries

So strawberries are back in season and taste great at this time of year, but isn’t about time we did something a bit different with them? Using strawberries in savoury food has become more and more popular in recent times, pairing them with ingredients like balsamic vinegar
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Artisan speciality traditional cheese

Review – Quicke’s Farm Kitchen [Exeter, Devon]

Rating   Appeals to Visitors from all around Devon and Cornwall, and even passing by, since it’s pretty close to Exeter. Quicke’s cheese is kind of a big deal if people understand the process of care involved in producing it. More of this can be found by
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Mary Kickass Quicke

Profile – Mary Quicke [Quicke’s Cheese]

Sitting in a heated tent in Devon, overlooking acres of rolling hills, we caught up with Mary Quicke from Quicke’s cheeses. Whilst we had prepared questions to find out as much as we could about the lady whose cheeses consistently win awards, we weren’t prepared for feeling so
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Recipe – Butternut Squash & Sage Arancini Balls by Marcus Bean for Boursin

Arancini are a fantastic Italian tapas-style dish, made from pasta and good stuff and lightly fried til they’re crispy. Not the simplest thing to make at home but stunning if you want to impress someone or to help save those pennies from eating out in January. A great
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Union Yard Winter Market – catch it while you can!

There’s a great new street food pop-up to warm you up this winter and it’s landed in Union Yard, Southwark. We’re not talking about the crazy-busy Christmas fair tourist trap type catastrophe, but a proper, decent street food gathering laced with good food, fine
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