Where will our food come from?

Where will our food come from?

It seems like there is a very open war going on between two factions in the world, and they are both after your food. First we have the organic only group who search out all food products which are as Mother Nature intended; in all their mud encrusted, oddly shaped or...
Real Spanish Food – Fideuá

Real Spanish Food – Fideuá

I was honoured and excited to be invited for lunch by a Spanish friend, Vicente. He had often talked to me about his recipe for Fideuá – a Valencian dish similar to paella but using pasta instead of rice. As is usual in Spain we were blessed with glorious sunshine and...
Pulled Chilli Beef

Pulled Chilli Beef

As I am sure you know I am a big Mexican food fan. That classic mix of cumin, oregano, tomato and chilli flavours never cease to stimulate the taste buds whether with vegetables, chicken or fish. But beef, that’s a whole other story. It seems to be a match made in...
A tempting trio of Calabrian preserves

A tempting trio of Calabrian preserves

Everyone loves Italian food so when I was approached by Artimondo to try a tempting trio of Calabrian preserves produced by Sirianni, a family business founded by Agostino Sirianni in 1999 and located in Cittanova, a small hamlet south of the Aspromonte mountains, in...
How to make egg curry

How to make egg curry

Looking in my fridge the other day I found a few eggs that were right on the edge of their sell by date. Not wanting to waste one of nature’s perfectly packaged foods I had to think of a way to use them up…as I also had a little time on my hands I didn’t just want to...
BBQ ideas

BBQ ideas

I know there are some people who insist on lighting their BBQ and then almost immediately throw on a pack of burgers or sausages and watch them cremate in the intense heat and flames of just lit charcoal, but that’s not how we do it here at FOTB HQ. I know usually I...