Food and Drink

whisky, raspberry, mint, cocktail

Whisky cocktail

I knew I had reached West Coast  Scotland. Sun, rain and mist battled to be the prevailing weather, all within ten minutes. Dark and glistening burns tore through the moody…

Blue Cheese

British blue cheese is a summer sensation

Traditionally, blue cheese is a winter favourite but a new style of British blue that’s soft and creamy offers up some beauties that work well in summer, too. One of…

Traditional roast grouse recipe

Traditional Roast Grouse recipe

Grouse is a bird best served in classic style. This traditional grouse recipe is the only one you need for the best of British gamebirds

Sangria Recipe

Sangria recipe for summer parties

Move over Pimms, sangria is making a come back this year so if you are entertaining over the summer here is all the help you need for drinks in the…

barbecue

How to barbecue

A warm greeting to you all – well, I hope it’s warm. With the start of the summer holidays it’s the obvious time to get out the wire brushes, rehome the…

From Waitrose, Majectic and Albion Wine

When to drink sherry? Every day

The joint was jumping and there wasn’t a vicar or maiden aunt to be seen. At least, I didn’t spot one. But you never know with vicars these days. Or…