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pave cobble cheese

Pavé Cobble: a cheese of brawn and might

We had a cold lunch of salmon cured in beetroot and gin; various pâtés and mousses; and then a cheeseboard selected carelessly from what looked most interesting...

Oxford Isis – a Mohammed Ali of a Cheese

Alright, so it’s the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race today, so it seems appropriate, bearing in mind that the Oxford second boat is called Isis (after the river ...
mince pie recipe

Mince pies par excellence

“Q: Who hides in the bakery at Christmas? A: A Mince Spy!” Christmas cracker joke   Mince pies are another Christmas commodity that is, like brandy b...
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...
wobblegate cider

Tom Stephens on Wobblegate Cider

I knew I’d be in the Brighton area for a day or two, and so I began researching to see what sort of foodie delights there might be to explore while I was there....