Articles from October 2014

October 2014 Articles Archive from Foodepedia

  • The Fat of The Land

    Friday October 31st, 2014

    Pigs and parmesan aren’t enough for the people of Emilia Romagna, Italy, they want to have their art and eat it too. Nick Harman heads out to sample a bit of both.

  • The Glenrothes Distillery - An insight into the world of whisky

    Thursday October 30th, 2014

    Leaving the bustle of London far behind, Nik Speller heads north of the border to The Glenrothes Distillery for a fascinating insight into the world of making (and tasting) whisky.

  • Dan Doherty - Duck and Waffle: Recipes and stories

    Wednesday October 29th, 2014

    As Dan Doherty's new and eagerly awaited Duck & Waffle cook book hits the shelves, Nik Speller ascends Heron Tower to have a word with Londons 24 hour chef

  • Tequila Fest 2014

    Wednesday October 29th, 2014

    Tequila Fest 2014 runs from Saturday 22nd to Sunday 23rd November. Tickets are priced at £15.00 per person and include sampling of all Mezcals and Tequilas in the show, as well as entrance to all the seminars and master classes. Nik Speller gets a preview.

  • Going for The One

    Sunday October 26th, 2014

    Not many people will get the headline, except other die hard Yes fans, but Nick Harman has a glass of rather good Lakeland whisky in his hand so he doesn't care.

  • Da Vittorio at Stelle di Stelle, Harrods

    Friday October 24th, 2014

    Da Vittorio is one of five multi-Michelin starred Italian restaurants that are each taking a month’s residence in Harrods’ lower ground floor restaurant between now and January 2015

  • PDO Viannos Olive Oil

    Friday October 24th, 2014

    Not sure whether to make your next bottle of ‘special’ olive oil Spanish, Italian or French? Well how about going a bit further afield and  all the way to Crete?

  • Félix Solís Avantis, Wines of Spain

    Thursday October 23rd, 2014

    Félix Solís Avantis is a wine producer responsible for many of the Spanish labels on our supermarket shelves including such household names as Viña Albali and Pagos del Rey. We try three tasty reds with typical Spanish character.

  • A Pukka Cup Of Tea…

    Wednesday October 22nd, 2014

    Gather round hot drink devotees, because Pukka (the ‘organic herb specialist’ and purveyor of the prettiest boxed tea bags in the business) have launched four new flavours just in time to sip away the cold snap.

  • Devonshire Arms Hotel

    Friday October 17th, 2014

    The location, the service and the food were all of the highest standards or at least the highest standards for the price charged – apart, that is, from the location: you can’t buy a better slice of history, geography and breath-taking scenery. It’s worth a visit just for that aspect alone, the fact you can get a great meal and stay in a fantastic hotel are a bonus too.

  • Pays d'Oc IGP Wines of France

    Wednesday October 15th, 2014

    Restaurants, wine merchants and supermarkets; French Pays d'Oc wines are everywhere. It's not surprising as they represent some of the best value around today. Alan Kingsbury takes a look at a few of his favourite recent discoveries.

  • Costa Rica on a plate

    Tuesday October 7th, 2014

    Costa Rica is a top tourist destination with travellers drawn to its bio diversity and the chance to meet wildlife including sloths, monkeys, jaguars, pumas, crocodiles, toucans and parrots. But people don’t necessarily come here for its cuisine, although coffee and chocolate tours form part of the tourist offering

  • Brook Green Gone Wild

    Tuesday October 7th, 2014

    West London’s brand new Wild Food Market, in Brook Green, is a one-stop-shop for  fresh produce, on-trend street food, innovative master classes and maybe somewhere to meet some new foodie friends.

  • Ingenious Jenius Social

    Thursday October 2nd, 2014

    Jenius Social is new, and one of the most exciting venues in London that every foodie should visit at least once. Founded by Jen, who was brave enough to leave her work in finance, Jenius Social is a great success. 

  • Drambuie at London Cocktail Week

    Thursday October 2nd, 2014

    Teaming up with London’s luxurious hotel, The London Edition, Drambuie will serve up a delicious array of palate-pleasing events in the hotel’s modern interpretation of a 19th-Century private club, the Punch Room.