Articles from November 2015

November 2015 Articles Archive from Foodepedia

  • Christmas food shopping

    Monday November 30th, 2015

    Daring to brave the supermarkets at this time of year requires a courageous and determined shopper. It helps to know what's on offer before you go, so you can hone in on the necessities and bypass those tempting special offers, that always seem to make you spend more than you wanted to! Here, we look at the offerings from Waitrose, Sainsbury's, unearthed® and Paxton & Whitfield.

  • Christmas in a jiffy -Tesco style

    Sunday November 29th, 2015

    Okay the new Tesco TV ads may be toe-curlingly awful but the big beast retailer has still got most of what you want for Christmas and at affordable prices. Here's a guide to what to grab.

  • The gin gurus create the only six cocktail recipes you’ll need for Yuletide

    Friday November 27th, 2015

    Whether you’re making a festive punch for guests, a Christmas Day morning Mimosa for the family or a Boxing Day Bloody Mary for yourself, the Portobello Road's gin gurus believe there’s an opportunity to drink everyone’s favourite juniper based spirit on any fine festive occasion.

  • The Numbers Collection. Wines by James Anderson

    Wednesday November 25th, 2015

    Celebrity England cricketer James Anderson has been to the Languedoc and blended up his very own brand of red, white and rosé. Will they knock us for six?

  • Food and Sake

    Wednesday November 25th, 2015

    If you’ve only drunk sake with sushi and sashimi, you’re missing a trick. With a huge variety of sake styles and flavours available, sake can be paired up with many different kinds of food, both Japanese and international.

  • Mad about Madiran. Red wines of Gascony

    Tuesday November 24th, 2015

    Solid and tasty red wines from regional South West France, Madirans are a good choice to bring to the autumn table.

  • Liven up your Cheese Plate This Christmas

    Monday November 23rd, 2015

    The team at Paxton and Whitfield have created the Trio of Contemporaries selection, a line-up of fresh and imaginative cheeses to liven up your typical cheese plate.

  • Loco for Chococo

    Monday November 23rd, 2015

    I've been to chocolate festivals, tried and tasted chocolate all around the world...and to date there are only two brands that I go out of my way to buy and they're not from the UK.  Now there's three.  And Chococo is one of them. And they're from the UK.

  • Happy hampers

    Sunday November 22nd, 2015

    Let's see what you might like to find under your tree

  • GRUB – Kickstarting a New Generation of Edible Insect Lovers

    Wednesday November 18th, 2015

    This month Grub – the edible insect innovators – will be reaching out to grub lovers of the world as part of an exciting Kickstarter campaign to help part-fund and launch their new Eat Grub Bar made with cricket flour – helping keep people healthy and the planet happy.

  • Ossa Bone Broth - better than coffee?

    Wednesday November 18th, 2015

    Danielle Woodward samples new Ossa Bone Broth and discovers a powerhouse of nutrients.

  • Gin is in

    Friday November 13th, 2015

    Forget Hogarth’s dire warnings of the dangers of gin consumption; it doesn’t send you blind but it may make you grow a hipster beard. Nick checks out some of the latest examples of mother’s ruin.

  • Merchants Tavern Kitchen Counter Workshops

    Wednesday November 11th, 2015

    Neil Borthwick and the infamous Angela Hartnett are running a series of Kitchen Counter Workshops at Merchants Tavern offering the opportunity to learn about the sourcing and production of ingredients, as well as how to turn them into decent dishes.

  • Languedoc-Roussillon’s Rural Luxuries

    Tuesday November 10th, 2015

    France’s southwest Languedoc-Roussillon is one of the world’s biggest wine producers; chefs scooped 26 Michelin stars this year in the region alone, and its famous oysters are exported to China’s elite. So move over Provence, says Annabelle Hood, and let your sibling take some credit

  • Scotch Egg Challenge at The Canonbury Tavern

    Friday November 6th, 2015

    20 chefs had just 10 ten minutes to make one Scotch egg of their dreams. I had 200 minutes dreaming of what delicious Scotch eggs could be next!

  • Muscadet madness: the masterchef challenge

    Sunday November 1st, 2015

    Foodepedia regulars Emma and Tom took on the Muscadet Magic challenge: 16 bloggers, two dishes, one prize and very early morning at Billingsgate Fish Market