Articles from July 2013

July 2013 Articles Archive from Foodepedia

  • Part I - Great Grapes of Lebanon

    Wednesday July 31st, 2013

    In the first part of his account, Douglas Blyde defies foreign office rhetoric to meet the stars of the Lebanese wine industry, beginning in the Bekaa Valley...

  • Wheel of approval

    Monday July 29th, 2013

    Stefan Nicolaou reports back on a taste-trip to north east Italy touring the modern factories that produce Grana Padano cheese and Prosciutto di San Daniele using medieval methods, EU trademarking and trademarked Italian passion.

  • Grana Padano Dinner at l'Anima

    Wednesday July 24th, 2013

    It might have escaped your notice, but a few weeks ago it was actually Grana Padano week. Aside from picking up a block of this Italian hard cheese to grate over your Wednesday night pappardelle con lepre, you might not have done much to celebrate it? Don't worry though, because Tom did enough celebrating for all of us

  • Potty about potted fish

    Tuesday July 23rd, 2013

    Ethically sourced; free of artificial flavourings, colourings and preservatives; and the brainchild of a teenager - The Potted Fish Company's old English potted crab, and smoked mackerel with horseradish, enhance self-righteousness as Joanna Biddolph discovered. 

  • Cuisinart Griddle and Grill

    Sunday July 21st, 2013

    Gadgets are good, every kitchen needs gadgets. Trouble is they take up valuable kitchen space, get used too infrequently and eventually end up at the local boot sale minus, of course, their plugs. The Cuisinart Griddle and Grill should escape that fate.

  • Vegetable Tart

    Thursday July 18th, 2013

    This classic dish combines fresh and colourful vegetables, a creamy filling and a delicious sauce that makes for a splendid supper to enjoy outside on a warm summer evening!

  • The Sage Tea Maker. No it's not a Teas Made

    Friday July 12th, 2013

    So kettles can’t be improved? Well yes they can, stick Heston Blumenthal in front of one and he’s immediately thinking ‘what if’ and the result of such thinking is the Sage Tea Maker

  • Jessica’s Recipe Bag

    Thursday July 11th, 2013

    Early on a Monday evening, a bag full of fresh, tasty ingredients is delivered to your house, along with three or four recipe cards, ready for you to start cooking. Each meal is carefully created by working mother and nutritionist, Jessica Andersson, the creator of Jessica’s recipe bag

  • Lobsterfest 15 at Belgo

    Tuesday July 9th, 2013

    The Jean-Claude Van Damme of London chain restaurants brings us its 15th annual Lobsterfest event, a culinary celebration of all things pinchy, proof at last that there is more to Brussels than Mussels.

  • Dubai - a destination for foodies?

    Tuesday July 2nd, 2013

    In a country where people eat out 11 times a week, on average, the menu in Dubai is unsurprisingly international. Joanna Biddolph tips up at all the best places (and unsurprisingly tips the scales on her return) eating everything from Wagyu to pizza with some dune bashing in between in the conundrum of a country that misses a trick by keeping local food experiences hidden from foodies.