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all about Espelette pepper

All about the exceptional Espelette pepper

Today, 19 March, is St Joseph’s day, and in the Espelette area of the French Basque country they are likely to be busy. The local farmers will have carefully se...
how to confit salmon or trout

Hospitality Awards confit of salmon

The inspiration to have a go at making confit of salmon came from Tried and Supplied founder, Domini Hogg, who had attended last year’s AA Hospitality Awards. ...
lemon cookies recipe

Illicit Casa Amora Lemon-scented Cookies

In Lisbon I stayed in a most wonderfully different, endearingly eccentric, sort of pension, the Casa Amora. On arrival I was welcomed by Juan, who met me at the...