• “If more of us valued food and cheer above hoarded gold, it would be a much merrier world.”

    J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Cardhu Distillery / Johnnie Walker Visitor Centre, Archiestown, Moray, Scotland

    “You can't just eat good food. You've got to talk about it too. And you've got to talk about it to somebody who understands that kind of food.”

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jailbird
  • “Great restaurants are, of course, nothing but mouth-brothels. There is no point in going to them if one intends to keep one's belt buckled.”

    Frederic Raphael
  • “Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.”

    William Shakespeare
  • 3 South Place Bar Moorgate - Tasty cheesecake

    “Food is a gift and should be treated reverentially--romanced and ritualised and seasoned with memory.”

    Chris Bohjalian
  • Grill La Tour - Glowing Blue Boxes

    “You have to taste a culture to understand it.”

    Deborah Cater
  • The 'Spirit Of The Malt Tour' @ The Glenlivet Distillery, Ballindalloch, Banffshire

    “Knowledge is the food of the soul.”

    Plato
  • “The discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of the human race than the discovery of a star.”

    Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
  • Glenlivet Hill Trek / Argocat Tour / Smuggler's Trail, Glenlivet, Ballindalloch, Banffshire, Scotland

    “I’ll wait until your mouth is full of food before I ask you a question. That’s just the kind of gentleman I am.”

    Jarod Kintz
  • “After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relatives.”

    Oscar Wilde
  • “The discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of the human race than the discovery of a star.”

    Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
  • “To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.”

    François de La Rochefoucauld
  • “Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.”

    Mark Twain
  • “I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.”

    W.C. Fields
  • “TV cookery is very like internet porn - the overwhelming majority of its audience will never ever get to act out what's happening on screen.”

    www.theskintfoodie.com
  • “First we eat, then we do everything else.”

    M.F.K. Fisher
  • “Don't let love interfere with your appetite. It never does with mine.”

    Anthony Trollope
  • “You can't just eat good food. You've got to talk about it too. And you've got to talk about it to somebody who understands that kind of food.”

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jailbird
  • “You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans. ”

    Ronald Reagan

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News

Jackson & Rye Independence Day Feast – 3rd to 7th July

4th July is upon us and as such, means we should all indulge in a bit of a US-inspired feast. Our friends at Jackson and Rye are putting on a limited edition set menu to help you do just that. I’m afraid this really isn’t one for the veggies, as there’s just one
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Profiles

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Q&A – Johnny Neill [Marylebone Gin]

Full name: Johnny Neill Role: Founder of Marylebone Gin and Whitley Neill DOB: July 1972 Birthplace: Warrington Twitter: @JohnnyNeillGin Website: http://www.whitleyneill.com / www.marylebonegin.com Fun Fact: Has a soft spot for Elephant ornaments and collects them – all
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Restaurants

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Review – Coast [Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire]

Coast is an award-winning restaurant run by Will Holland, Chefs Guild ‘UK Restaurant Chef of the Year 2016’. Located on the Pembrokeshire coastline, Coast’s menu highlights local produce with its many seafood dishes a reminder to its patrons of the idyllic scenery in which they
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Guest blogs

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Guest Post – Robot Takeaways

Industry expert and all around solid guy Northern Munkee is back – and now he’s turning a beady-foodie eye (…plus a whole load of research) onto technology and what it’s doing for the hospitality businesses. If you buy food and drink,
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Competitions

Competition – 250 pairs of tickets for Eat & Drink Festival

We are excited to offer you a pair of free weekday tickets to the new Eat & Drink Festival taking place from 24th March – 9th April 2017 in London. The fabulous organisers of Eat & Drink are giving us a whopping 250 pairs of tickets to give away to Tasting Britain
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Products

Review: Tuk Tuk Chai Teas

At Tasting Britain we do love a new product that breaks the mold. Chai tea has been available as a coffeehouse drink for over a decade and it’s a bit of a room splitter. 50% of people love the rich herby hot drink and 50% can’t handle the floral
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Guides

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Food Challenge – 5 Days Without Eating

A while back, our cofounder Jack decided to see what life would be like without food for 5 days (IRONY: TOP SCORE). Partly as a personal challenge, but mainly to raise money for Cancer Research UK (in the end we raised near to £700). So – what is a 5-day water fast like,
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Vegan

Review – Hooba Foods

Catherine, something of a sausage roll connoisseur, decides to put Hooba’s various meat free alternatives to the test. Better for the environment, no doubt, but better in taste? We’re not quite sure yet…  What is it? A range of meat-free burgers,
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Recipes

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Recipe – Charleh’s Low Carb Paleo Carbonara

Carbonara pasta. It’s all in the name, carbonara. Much as we love carbonara (and carbs…usually), Charleh’s come up with a way to get your carbonara without the carbs. Or without most of the carbs. The result? “Onara“ *googles Onara* …scratch
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