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...
How to make moussaka

How to make moussaka

I really wanted to share this classic recipe as it’s a unique combination of flavours blend together to give a real taste of Greece no matter where in the world you are. My partner had a craving for moussaka and so we set to work I’m going to show you how to make a...
How to make easy Mexican street food

How to make easy Mexican street food

After encouraging you to try something new this year, I though I would give you some inspiration to get you started, so how about a really simple Mexican street food recipe! The beauty of a lot of Mexican recipes, it’s all about adding big flavour to pretty basic core...
How to make Japanese soups

How to make Japanese soups

I am guessing by now you have mastered making dashi, so now let’s move on to making something wonderful with that umami powered stock! Noodle based soups are marvellous things from ramen, udon or soba noodles are the classics, but to be honest you don’t always need...
How to make dashi

How to make dashi

Dashi is a wonderful Japanese stock which is used as the basis for many classic recipes including ramen, udon and soba noodle soups. I thought I would give you this simple recipe and show you how to make dashi, as the main ingredient required is becoming easier to get...