Articles from December 2012

December 2012 Articles Archive from Foodepedia

  • Conch. The mollusc that gives you more

    Sunday December 30th, 2012

    Prized all over the Caribbean region, the edible mollusc conch is nowhere more popular than in The Bahamas, where it is pronounced ‘conk’. Judith Baker has a nose around the beach and brings back a recipe.

  • The curious case of the Minervois

    Friday December 28th, 2012

    The region's wines are well known, the region less so. Nick Harman attends the yearly festival of art, culture food and wine in Minervois, Languedoc-Roussillon.

  • New year -same old. A prediction from Old Gourmet

    Thursday December 27th, 2012

    It’s the time when newspapers, magazines and websites make predictions about next year. No one ever checks back on these predictions to see how accurate they were, which is is just as well because they almost certainly weren’t. Let’s face it, if the future was that predictable we’d all be millionaires sitting in the sun, not sitting in the office bashing out filler copy in the week after Christmas. Bitter, moi? Not at all.

  • OXO French Press on test. The cafetiere comes of age?

    Tuesday December 18th, 2012

    Sick of coffee grounds dotting your sink? Then the OXO Goodgrips cafetiere has the answer with a clever update to a classic piece of kitchen kit

  • Big Blue. Get some Gorgonzola in for Christmas

    Sunday December 16th, 2012

    It's big, it's blue and it has loads of uses. Get some Gorgonzola and don't just save it for the cheeseboard.

  • Just when you thought cheese couldn't get any better

    Thursday December 13th, 2012

    Royal cheesemonger Paxton & Whitfield have launched a new line of ‘retro’ Pots of Cheese that come in two flavours - Cheddar Rarebit and Stilton with Tawny Port.

  • Gnaw on some chocolate this Christmas

    Monday December 10th, 2012

    For Christmas, the hand crafted chocolate company from Gnawfolk has released two special chocolate bars that conjur up the spirit of the festive season.

  • Keep taking the tablets -the QOOQ on test

    Monday December 10th, 2012

    Are you taking your tablet to the kitchen to cook with? Then the QOOQ could be your next kitchen treat. Packed with recipes and professional videos and built to take the knocks, this dedicated tablet from France looks good. Nick Harman goes to meet the makers in Paris.

  • La Porte des Indes cookery afternoons

    Monday December 3rd, 2012

    You wouldn’t think that behind Oxford Street’s Christmas huffers and sharp elbows is an oasis of south Indian charm, but that’s La Porte des Inde’s secret. Now,on the final Friday of every month, they host a master class and Anita Pati got stuck in.