Christmas

Tasting Britain - Rosebud Preserves Review

Review – Rosebud Preserves Christmas Jam Selection

Rosebud Preserves, founded by Elsbeth Biltoft, has been making its jams, chutneys and jellies in Masham, North Yorkshire, since 1989. The company believe in sourcing local produce, cooking traditional recipes; and practising time-honoured techniques. Rosebud products do not use
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Food news – Less than 90 days ’til Christmas, so get ready for TASTE

Scary as it is, Christmas is just around the corner with less than 90 days to go (shocking)! But that means we are just weeks away from one of TB’s favourite foodie events of the year.  Taste of London puts on spectacular events, several times a year and all of which
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Food Cornwall Port Eliot

Port Eliot food is the best festival food

Down in Cornwall, summer time is not properly here until that literary feast and celebration Port Eliot is in full swing. We may have had weeks of sunshine, and the fields surrounding the festival site may be swishing with golden corn, but Port Eliot is an institution and
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Tasting Britain tries Quinlan's smoked salmon

Product Review – Quinlan’s smoked salmon

Rating   In a nutshell Since receiving my fish, the organic, wild salmon from Quinlan’s has won a Great Taste award. I can totally vouch for why. A delicate, sweet oak smoke with rich buttery salmon made this a really high quality smoked salmon, that would make an
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Devon knows how they make it so good

Food News: Somersault Festival Feasts

Some people in Cornwall have to brace themselves to even hear the word Devon. I have to admit it’s only been in recent years that I have appreciated the diversity of its Jurassic Coast, its moody moor land, and its undulating hills that deceive you into being surprised
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organic, but does that mean ethical?

Product Review – Kaizen Cacao Nibs or Laura rants about ethical choices

Rating   In a Word Crunchy When I said I’d review some health food products for Kaizen, I opted for the cacao nibs because I work with Cornwall’s only bean to bar chocolate maker. My client selects ethically sourced beans, has them sail shipped to the UK and then
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Kicks you in the ass

Product Review – Alcohol Free Ginger & Chilli drink: Pimento

Rating     In a word Fiery Being a massive fan of rum, I sometimes like watering it down. Usually this happens in the form of mojito; sour, minty and cold like a Tory’s heart. Once in a while I add ginger beer, which can be Grandma’s Weapon’s
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Iconic Cornish Cream

Product Review – Rodda’s Clotted Cream

Most famous for their Cornish clotted cream, I actually can’t remember Rodda’s ever not being in my life. But that’s because I live down in Cornwall, pretty close to the place it’s made. So over the years I have seen them rebrand packaging from a traditional milk maid to the more
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Christmas … yes that’s right folks!

With only 100 days left until Christmas, we are preparing to start writing some festive TB content and we’d like to know what you would like to see. Get in touch with your requests and suggestions at tastingbritain@gmail.com. http://www.xmasclock.com/
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Christmas – Pizza Express Christmas Menu 2013

Hannah: Jack asked me to be a plus one to try to the new Pizza Express Christmas Menu; it’s one of my favourite places to eat at so how could I refuse? I had seen their Christmas menu advertised, but had previously had little inclination to try it, preferring to stick to my
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