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CARCIOFI SOTT OLIO

Spring is finally with us, and with that we see the arrival on some fresh vegetables. Last week, I came across some lovely baby artichokes, from Italy. They were a beauty, fresh, tender and full of flavour. When the artichokes [...]

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Emmental

Last week I went with my Girlfriend to Switzerland where she is from, the scenery was beautiful, hills, mountains, snow and very cold! She comes from the Emme Valley in the Canton of Bern. While we were there she organised [...]

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Bresaola

BRESAOLA Winter is with us again so I have started to cure all my own meats again. Recently I made some Bresaola which I was really pleased with and came out great. Bresaola is air-dried, salted beef that has been [...]

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An enlightening visit to a rare breeds farm in Essex

My guest blogger this week is Amanda Hone, a manager of Locale’s sister restaurant Ed’s Woodfire Grill in Bromley. As the executive chef at Ed’s as well as Locale restaurants and as someone dedicated to sourcing the best quality ingredients [...]

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