specialist food and drink

exmoor blue cheese

Exmoor Blue Cheese

When I was staying at The Secret Holt last year I picked up a 500g ‘baby’ sized Exmoor Blue cheese at the local farmshop. Even though part of Exmoor itself is i...
What are salty fingers?

OK – so what are salty fingers?

Salty fingers…. or to be more precise Salty Fingers®, is the brand name registered by the Dutch company Koppert Cress for a bizarre-looking edible leaf. It's a ...
what is berbere

What Is Berbere and How to Make Your Own

A friend of mine who is an athlete is currently training in Ethiopia. I asked him if he could bring back some berbere for me and he sent a text reassuring me th...