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...
Putting on the Ritz – New Crisp & Thin

Putting on the Ritz – New Crisp & Thin

Ritz, yes they of cracker fame, have launched a new range of delicious baked potato snacks called Crisp & Thin. I was lucky enough to be invited to their very swanky “Putting on the Ritz” themed launch party which was hosted by Radio 1 DJ and major foodie Alice...
The Tea Makers London – review

The Tea Makers London – review

Tea is not just one thing, we take for granted when we ask or are asked “Would you like a cup of tea?”, as there are so many varieties and blends available the question is an odd one, it can sometimes mean the tea you have to hand or it will then be followed by a list...