Category: food

tajarin con ragu bianco di conoglio

Food Culture of Piemonte

Having been fortunate enough to visit Turin on a number of occasions now, I am starting to get a feel for the more traditional Piemontese dishes, the unique specialities of...

A beautifully presented Hungarian fine dining meat dish

Salone Del Gusto: Terra Madre 2018

It was an incredible few days in Torino last week, participating in the latest edition of Terra Madre. We were exhibiting at the last festival two years ago with Gelato...

wild and game pheasant pistachio and port pate

Wild and Game Pate

I’m a big fan of all things wild and game. In a meat way, obviously. I like the heavy, bold flavours and the textures of the meats. I also like that...

scallops, michelin star, john's house restaurant

Star Quality?

This week my working lunches reached a new height at John’s House. I enjoyed the seven course tasting menu at the Michelin-starred restaurant in Mountsorrel.   Welcome Home   True...

octopus tapas, restaurant review

Spanish in Sawley?

As I’ve been spending more time around Sawley, I’ve been desperate to try the tapas restaurant Esquina, but am usually in the area around weekday lunchtimes where they are closed....

The Olive Leicester

The Olive, Leicester

Finally, there’s a new Greek in town! We’ve suffered a dearth of Greek food in Leicester city centre for many years now, sadly. It is one of the few cuisines...