Gourmet gifts

basil oil recipe

How To Make Basil Oil

Basil oil is useful for all kinds of recipes to give a summery, fresh taste. You can drizzle it onto tomato soup, pea soup or pizza; you can drape over an insal...
He gave her preserved quince

Preserved Quince On St Agnes’ Eve

Most people know the first line of Keat’s famous poem “St Agnes’ Eve..ah bitter chill it was” but not that many have read this gorgeous poem through completely....
Domini Hogg, tea expert

Tea Sommelier, Domini Hogg, On Tea

This month’s guru is Domini Hogg. Domini has fostered a passion for tea ever since she discovered all the many flavours it can offer while living in China. On h...
foodie christmas presents

Foodie Christmas Present Ideas

"Adulthood is when your expenditure on Christmas presents exceeds the value of gifts you expect to receive" Economist John Kay, quoted on The Browser   ...
celery salt recipe

Macho Celery Salt

"There's something in the citrussy, pine tang of celery that really lifts egg's sulphurous low notes." -Niki Segnit, The Flavour Thesaurus Lots of people do...