Coming from the French word terre for “soil,” the word terroir originally described the special characteristics of a region, or piece of land, which gave different varieties of wine, coffee and tea their individuality. (Soil, climate, position, regional traditions….)
Sunken chocolate cake, or dessert, including cacao, cherries, grape and figs, and with very little added sugar so a healthy choice..! In spring pile the cake with pitted cherries; in summer pile high with fragrant strawberries; for late autumn tuck some poached sliced pears into the centre and in the winter serve just as it is with oranges in caramel on the side.
Fish is quick to cook and scrumptious when fresh (really fresh fish should never smell too ’fishy’) but of course, it helps to know what you’re eating! Here is some useful vocabulary to help you choose your little fishy on a little dishy!
Local oenology club is back again with a summer programme bursting with local wine tours and events
Tony Goodman continues his tour of regional wine producers, chatting to the vignerons and recommending wines that have inspired him.
Carrefour, the largest retailer is to join forces with Tesco, the largest in the UK, in a “strategic alliance” to cut costs and offer lower prices to customers. Increased buying power from the merger could mean lower prices on all own-brand goods.
This Sweet Cherry & Almond Fougasse is a slightly different way to enjoy this year’s cherries. It’s perfect for picnics, wonderful with coffee, and just about any time of day really!
Too many cherries? Cherry Brandy anyone?
With quaint, cobbled streets, pretty squares, lively shops, restaurants, and bars, and art and music museums, there is certainly enough temptation to hang around the town, but there is plenty going on around and about too.
The Tasty – a typical English breakfast sausage, great for a brunch
The Traditional – sausages like they used to be with a subtle mix of herbs and a hint of nutmeg
Cumberland – our speciality having trained in Cumbria.
Leek – no small crumbs of leek, we use great big bits
Jalapeno – mexican chillis for the strong of heart!