Food and Drink

Win Four Tickets to The Festival of Beer!

Win Four Tickets to The Festival of Beer!

Heading up the music line-up are electronic afro-funk band Ibibio Sound Machine, New York disco pioneers Odyssey and the king of soul and funk himself, Craig Charles. Other acts confirmed include Greg Wilson, The Cuban Brothers, Rob Da Bank, Don Letts, The Allergies and comedian Milton Jones heading up the comedy stage. Featured breweries include Rivington, Bath Ales, Northern Monk, Squawk and many more.

Let’s Talk BBQs

Let’s Talk BBQs

We catch up with Kate Edwards, Buckingham based food blogger to talk all things BBQ!

Valentine’s Nutella & Dark Chocolate French Toast

Valentine’s Nutella & Dark Chocolate French Toast

Treat your valentines this weekend! I mean, this is the stuff dreams are made of right?! And let's face it - we need to buy some Nutella for pancake day anyway! Ingredients: 2 thick slices of Brioche/Quality thick white bread 1 large egg 2 tbsp milk...

Honey Fermented Carrot Jam

Honey Fermented Carrot Jam

You will need a 200g sterilised airtight jar Ingredients: 75g carrots coarsely grated 1 tsp raisins 1 tsp freshly grated ginger ¼ tsp ground mixed spice 2 cardamom pods, seeds removed and ground Grated orange zest, 1 tbsp fresh squeezed orange juice 75g runny honey...

Lemon Garlic Pasta

Lemon Garlic Pasta

Ingredients: 250g Spaghetti/Linguine pasta 2-3 garlic cloves chopped Zest of 2 lemons 2 tbsp of lemon juice 2 tbsp Regular olive oil for cooking Salt to taste approx 1/2 tsp Drizzle of Extra virgin olive oil for dressing Optional dried...

Homemade pizza

Homemade pizza

Makes 5-6 individual pizzas Ingredients: For the dough:  850 g 00 flour 500 ml room temp water 5 g salt 5 g fresh yeast For the sauce: 1 can of good quality plum tomatoes 1 pinch of salt 5 basil leaves Choose any toppings you like….or have in the cupboard/fridge!...

Sourdough

Sourdough

You will need a sourdough starter to make this, see 'Sourdough Starter' for details on how to make it. Ingredients: 500g strong white flour, plus extra for dusting 1 tsp fine salt 1 tbsp clear honey 300g sourdough starter flavourless oil, for greasing Method: Tip the...