specialist ingredients

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...
chocolate and marmalade mousse recipe

Hot chocolate and marmalade fondant

This weekend (18-19 March, 2017) sees the World Marmalade Awards,  held in Penrith in the Lake District.The ‘main event’ as it were is held on the first day...
Herman ze German selection of bratwurst

Marvels at the Maltby Street Market

“Subject: A new jewel of a food market discovery (I just had to share!)>Maltby Street market - in the shadow to the Shard.> I discovered an a...