Gourmet gifts

how to buy an antique corkscrew

How to choose an antique corkscrew

Here is some advice for buying an antique corkscrew, assuming you are not just a collector, but actually intending to use a beautiful piece of equipment. These ...
diwali sweets

Rose Coconut Laddoo for Diwali

Diwali starts tomorrow. You may not know this, but Diwali is a five day Hindu festival, which celebrates light over darkness, good triumphing over evil, know...
all about Espelette pepper

All about the exceptional Espelette pepper

Today, 19 March, is St Joseph’s day, and in the Espelette area of the French Basque country they are likely to be busy. The local farmers will have carefully se...
how to confit salmon or trout

Hospitality Awards confit of salmon

The inspiration to have a go at making confit of salmon came from Tried and Supplied founder, Domini Hogg, who had attended last year’s AA Hospitality Awards. ...