Articles from March 2015

March 2015 Articles Archive from Foodepedia

  • Calmel & Joseph Wines

    Tuesday March 31st, 2015

    From the Languedoc-Roussillon in southern France, Calmel & Joseph wines distinguish themselves with their excellent quality, value for money and above all fidelity to their regional terroirs.

    Alan Kingsbury recommends some of his favourites from the range.

  • Hunting for treasure this Easter at Brindisa

    Monday March 30th, 2015

    Always fancied yourself as a regular Jim Hawkins? This Easter, search for food, not gold, with the Brindisa Easter Treasure Hunt. Follow the trail at the Brindisa website and pay close attention to the instructions. 

  • Easter cocktails in Central and West London

    Monday March 30th, 2015

    Easter isn't all about chocolate eggs you know. Chocolate can come in many forms, including drinks. If you're visiting central London in the coming days, drop in to Gelupo and Benares to try something a little special. 

  • Cunning solutions for Easter at Duck and Waffle

    Monday March 30th, 2015

    They're landing on our desk thick and fast now - the Easter emails. But they're good, they're different, not an egg in sight! Duck and Waffle, for instance, want you to get your chocolate fix with a side of alcohol - perfect.

  • Easter fish feasts at Billingsgate Seafood School

    Monday March 30th, 2015

    Easter has long been synonymous with fish and as houses across the UK will be tucking into the traditional Good Friday fish pie or something similar, why not do something different this year and head over to Billingsgate Seafood School to learn some truly fantastic recipes that will impress the whole family?

  • What's on this Easter?

    Sunday March 29th, 2015

    Bored of chocolate eggs? Sick of hot cross buns? What about biskie, rum or (and) tequila? We take a look at the ever-so-slightly different offerings in London this Easter.

  • Whittard of Chelsea - a different Easter

    Sunday March 29th, 2015

    It seems Easter is all about trying something a little different this year. Whittard of Chelsea (no plural - I always thought it was Whittards) talk us through some of their more unusual options for 2015 Easter celebrations.

  • Easter Wine Pairings with the WSET

    Saturday March 28th, 2015

    The first of our Easter features sees the Wine & Spirit Education Trust give us the low-down on what to drink, with what, at Easter.

  • Milroy’s Whisky bar reopens with The Vault cocktail bar

    Thursday March 26th, 2015

    There’s something Harry Potter-ish about Milroy’s Whisky bar. It has a quaint Victorian blue shop-front façade in the old-fashioned part of Soho at the top of Greek Street. Inside it is a mixture of traditional whisky shop –Milroy’s have been selling the amber nectar here since 1964 - and a serious small bar. A determined group of sniffers and tasters are perched in the 12 seater bar savouring from a selection of over 250 whiskys, poured at 35ml rather than 25ml (a whisky locker and key is offered to anyone who purchases a bottle of whisky over £200 at the bar).

  • The Blue Boat Hammersmith - now open

    Wednesday March 25th, 2015

    Just two weeks before the Boat Race, Fullers Brewery has opened the doors of its newest baby, The Blue Boat Hammersmith. Right on the river Thames the spanking new build  pub will be the perfect viewing spot for race watchers but even on its opening day it was proving popular. This latest addition to the Fuller’s estate was officially opened by twice world champion and Olympic bronze medal winning rower, Sarah Winckless, on Monday 23 March 2015. 

  • Wines of the Week - Plaimont s'il vous plaît

    Saturday March 21st, 2015

    Have you heard  of the  wines made by Plaimont Producteurs in deepest south western France?

    They don’t have a high profile but do offer the wonderfully old-fashioned authenticity of French regional wine at wonderfully approachable prices.

  • Alo Drink - Alo

    Friday March 20th, 2015

    Alo Drink - a box of which was delivered to the office last week - is an aloe vera based fruit drink, with no artificial anythings in it, that can be found muscling its way on to newsagent shelves across the land.

  • Special Offer! Pact - The Best Coffee You’ve Ever Made

    Friday March 20th, 2015

    It’s special offer time! We’re working with the good folks at Pact to bring you not just a bag of coffee, but the means to brew it - all for a low low price.

  • The best juicer ever?

    Monday March 16th, 2015

    Finding five a day a chore? Nick finds that  when you have a combined juicer, smoothie maker and citrus press, like the Novis Vita Juicer, it’s a pleasure

  • The master of macarons

    Monday March 16th, 2015

    Danielle Woodward discovers delectable Parisian delicacies at Pierre Hermé’s Covent Garden store

  • Lupetta -with love from Italy

    Saturday March 14th, 2015

    Making simple meals taste great is all about the quality of the ingredients. With that maxim in mind we tasted Italian products from Lupetta

  • Relais& Châteaux presents “Taste of Italy”

    Saturday March 14th, 2015

    The Route du Bonheur is a collection of nine food and wine itineraries through some of Italy's most fascinating regions that involves staying in local Relais& Châteaux establishments. 

  • Sake for beginners

    Friday March 13th, 2015

    Sake has been rising steadily in popularity in the U.K. With more and more ramen, sushi and Japanese cuisine restaurants opening up, people are keen to try it, but often don’t know where to start. Well let Sake expert Anna Greenhous gently guide you in.

  • Mexgrocer - your one stop shop for making Mexican

    Thursday March 12th, 2015

    Lara heads south of the border to explore Mexican cooking at home with Mexgrocer.

  • Champagne Bargains for Mother's Day

    Thursday March 12th, 2015

    We select three quality Champagnes that are being offered at great value prices in the run up to Mum's big day.

  • The hottest pizza in the world?

    Monday March 9th, 2015

    A pizza so hot you need asbestos lips to eat it? Sounds like a challenge and it's one that Nick is quite prepared to rise to even if he daren't sit down after

  • Holi celebration at Cinnamon Kitchen. It gets messy

    Friday March 6th, 2015

    Swirls of vivid colour, squeals of laughter, delectable Indian treats and heavenly cocktails can only mean one thing; the House of Holi is back! For the uninitiated, Holi is the Indian festival of colour, when families celebrate the arrival of spring by covering each other in brightly coloured handfuls of powdered paint – and very welcome it is too in a chilly, not-quite-spring London. 

  • There's A Beer For That 'Chocolate & Beer'

    Thursday March 5th, 2015

    There's A Beer For That has collaborated with beer sommelier and expert Annabel Smith to perfectly pair beers with chocolate, just in time for Easter! Whether you prefer rich dark chocolate, or a spicy chili chocolate we have it covered.

  • We're in Cahoots

    Thursday March 5th, 2015

    War is over, if you want it. Nick goes underground to discover new 40s themed wine bar, Cahoots

  • All's bon with Bonapeti's healthy home delivery service

    Tuesday March 3rd, 2015

    Bonapeti promises to deliver fresh, delicious and undeniable healthy food straight to your door or office, we test it out to see if it can topple the sandwich for lunchtime top spot