Archive | April, 2012

Gin Gin

Most people who know me, know that I’m not a beer drinker. The nearest I get is cider, which is especially lovely on a hot day with lots of ice. In fact my normal tipple of choice is Gin & Tonic, and while I’m no connoisseur, I’m quite happy to do extensive research into the […]

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Rice Queen

I do feel a bit bad that the Spanish Trade show, Alimentaria was over 3 weeks ago and I’ve only just had time to write about it, but then I have been busy with various events, including The Chocolate Festival, Cheese Maker’s Market and The Cheese & Wine Festival (the latter coming up on 27th […]

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Good morning Vietnam: new bean to bar chocolates launch

I believe it was Marc DeMarquette who first championed Single Origin chocolate from Vietnam within the UK: his Ben Tre bar, launched in association with Action Against Hunger has been described by Chocablog as having “… a really exotic and interesting flavour. It has the sweet, fruitiness of dark chocolate, but also a fresh, almost […]

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Love my mojo

Smoothies are nothing new: a handy way to be vaguely healthy and maintain that desirable goal of ‘5 a day’. Innocent does seem to have the majority of the market sewn up here in the UK, so it’s nice to come across a new brand that is making attempts to do something a little different. […]

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Salt of the Earth

With today being Easter Sunday, I’ve finally had the time (thanks to the Bank holidays) to think about updating the blog.  As always, I’m a huge admirer of those that manage to write so frequently and with such enthusiasm while maintaining a full time day job. At the end of March, I visited the Food […]

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