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Brockmans Gin When Ginger Met Ruby

Brockmans Gin When Ginger Met Ruby

Another Delicious and festive cocktail from Brockmans Gin When Ginger Met Ruby 40ml Brockmans Gin 20ml Ruby Port Top with Ginger Ale Grapefruit or freshly grated nutmeg Pour over large ice cubes into a short glass. Garnish with grapefruit zest or a grating of nutmeg. WHERE TO BUY Brockmans Gin (RRP £34) is  stocked by…

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Brockmans Clove Actually

Brockmans Clove Actually

On the first day of Christmas, my true love brought to me…Brockmans Gin Clove Actually. This is a delightfully spicy interpretation of a classic G&T with an attractive garnish to start your festive season in style. Clove Actually 50ml Brockmans Gin Top with good quality tonic Garnish: blueberries or clove-studded grapefruit Pour over large ice…

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From Mountain to Sea

From Mountain to Sea

Welsh chef Kate Probert, who runs a cookery school in Gower and previously won guidebook recognition for two much-loved Welsh restaurants, has released her first book. From Mountain to Sea is a perfect Christmas present for any Francophile or food lover. It contains a beautiful collection of French-inspired recipes, interspersed with stories of Kate’s life…

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Hawthorn’s Gin Helps Out

Hawthorn’s Gin Helps Out

Mix a cocktail, donate to charity – Hawthorn’s Gin helps out Ahoy there. It’s Hawthorn’s Gin Happy Hour A gin created from a recipe discovered in a Hampshire naval war hero’s diary, is inviting you to try some tantalising Autumn cocktail recipes. And as if discovering this multi-award-winning gin wasn’t enough, for every bottle you…

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Burpee North African Aubergine Moussaka

Burpee North African Aubergine Moussaka

The Brand New Aubergine ‘Genie’ It is time to banish those 1980’s memories of soggy ratatouille (whilst waiting in anticipation for your dessert of Arctic Roll) and herald the aubergine for what it truly is….one of the most interesting vegetables to grow and eat!  As a staple of many recipes in cuisines from Europe, Asia…

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Italy: The World Vegetarian

Italy: The World Vegetarian

Italy: The World Vegetarian is a vibrant volume penned by Christine Smallwood. It will delight vegetarians but, just as importantly, it will also be welcomed by lovers of Italian food of every kind. I confess! I am not a vegetarian and will likely never be one. I do, however, only eat meat a couple of…

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Burpee Welcome Autumn With Home Grown Flavours

Burpee Welcome Autumn With Home Grown Flavours

It’s Autumn Equinox today…so let’s get that soup pan bubbling for a home-grown tasty treat! We are now in the season of reaping the rewards of the seeds that we have sown for our autumn bounty of vegetables.  We cannot wait to get cooking some good, healthy, comfort food. Now is the time that we…

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Young Living Citrus Cocktails

Young Living Citrus Cocktails

It’s the last throws of summer and we are sadly heading into autumn. Young Living Essential Oils help us linger a little longer in the shade of orange and lemon trees. Young Living have a wide range of essential oils for well-being and spa use, but they also offer food-grade products …or should that be…

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Brockmans Negroni

Brockmans Negroni

Negroni Week 14-20 September Brockmans Gin celebrates this deliciously famous classic with a Negroni recipe. The classic combination of 3 equal measures of gin, Campari and Red Vermouth is hard to beat. When you have an astonishing gin to hand, creating some slightly surprising twists on the Negroni theme can produce some delicious surprises. The…

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Brockmans Negroni

Brockmans Negroni

Negroni Week 14-20 September Brockmans Gin celebrates this deliciously famous classic with a Negroni recipe. The classic combination of 3 equal measures of gin, Campari and Red Vermouth is hard to beat. When you have an astonishing gin to hand, creating some slightly surprising twists on the Negroni theme can produce some delicious surprises. The…

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Brockmans Negroni Week 14-20 September

Brockmans Negroni Week 14-20 September

Negroni Week 14-20 September Brockmans Gin celebrates this deliciously famous classic with a Negroni recipe. The classic combination of 3 equal measures of gin, Campari and Red Vermouth is hard to beat. When you have an astonishing gin to hand, creating some slightly surprising twists on the Negroni theme can produce some delicious surprises. The…

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Wild and Game Madras

Wild and Game Madras

Pheasant Madras Everyone’s Saturday night favourite – a good old curry! Mix it up and try pheasant instead of chicken with this amazing pheasant Madras recipe from Wild and Game. Serve with pilau rice, naan bread and mango chutney. Ingredients 4 pheasant breasts cut into strips 1 lemon 1 large onion 2 tsp of ground…

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Sausage Man for Autumn

Sausage Man for Autumn

The Sausage Man Cool Weather Warmers The Sausage Man Ltd. is a successful business that specialises in these delicious Continental delicacies. It began importing fresh sausages in 2005 and since then it has been a provider of products to restaurants, cafés and homes. Delivery is fast and efficient. The Sausage Man imports their hot dogs,…

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Luxardo Aperitivo

Luxardo Aperitivo

Luxardo Aperitivo – a glow in a glass Established in 1821 by Girolamo Luxardo, this celebrated company is still entirely controlled by the same founding family. Luxardo is perhaps best known for its iconic cherry products, but Luxardo Aperitivo is something rather different. Luxardo Aperitivo takes its inspiration from the civilized Italian tradition of appetite-enhancing…

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Young Living cocktails with New Culinary Essential Oils

Young Living cocktails with New Culinary Essential Oils

These strange times have been tough for many of us. But lockdown has also allowed us to take life a little slower. We have reconnected with our kitchens as well as a classy drinking culture. Young Living have long been celebrated for their massage and aromatherapy oils but now they have a new range of…

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Anne Willan with Women in the Kitchen

Anne Willan with Women in the Kitchen

Women in the Kitchen: Twelve Essential Cookbook Writers Who Defined the Way We Eat, from 1661 to Today Anne Willan is a culinary educator and something of an icon for food professionals both in Europe and the US. I first met Anne (well, OK, via the TV screen) when she appeared with Martha Stewart, that…

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Roasted Bell Peppers Stuffed with Quinoa

Roasted Bell Peppers Stuffed with Quinoa

From Whole Foods Market   Serves 6   There will be looks of envy from the meat-eating crowd when you serve this colorful and delicious entrée of bell peppers stuffed with mushrooms, carrots, spinach, quinoa and cashews. For a beautiful presentation, choose a combination of green, red, orange and yellow bell peppers.   Ingredients 1…

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A sparkling Brockmans Summer Cocktail

A sparkling Brockmans Summer Cocktail

Gin and Roses The two drinks which perhaps we most associate with a British summer are gin and rosé wine. This cocktail recipe from Brockmans Gin is a marriage made in heaven as it combines both of these favourite tipples in a crisp, cold, sensuous cocktail. This 40% ABV English gin is aromatic and intriguing….

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Burpee Okra

Burpee Okra

The Burpee Europe team know that despite being widely used in Asian restaurants across Europe, Okra is not widely grown, mainly because suitable varieties have not been available for glasshouse or plastic tunnel production.Testing in multiple Northern Europe locations has shown Burpee’s new ‘Super Bhindi’ to be an excellent performer. The medium vigorous, well-branched plants grow…

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Lapsang Souchong Mustard, Cheese and Red Onion Meringue Tart – recipe

Lapsang Souchong Mustard, Cheese and Red Onion Meringue Tart – recipe

This Mustard, Cheese and Red Onion Meringue Tart makes use of a mustard made with tea! It was the Portuguese Princess Catherine who, in 1662, brought Lapsang Souchong tea to England. Her passion for Lapsang Souchong helped to promote the tea in her new home, where the drink became fashionable. The East India Company’s Lapsang…

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