expert guides

everything you need to know about gelatin

The Low-down On Gelatine

In this post you'll find:introduction - why am I writing this? what is gelatine which is better; powder or sheet gelatine? what are the different...
sichuan pepper

Numbing Sichuan Pepper

“The Szechuan pepper give me more pleasure than anything else at Otter Farm…It’s a heavy aroma, lightened to varying degrees, depending on variety, by a citrusy...
food labelling

Food Nutrition Labels, Who Cares?

At the end of 2017 at The Food Retail Show I happened upon Jenny Plumb a food scientist who works for The Quadram Institute  and Nutritional Information Solutio...
brandy butter recipe

How to make truly boozyful brandy butter

“It’s Christmas morning, soon after breakfast, that fallow period when not much is going on. I look inside the fridge, hoping for something like a cold sausage ...