Ask any chef – good food is all about using the very best ingredients.
The current trend towards fresh, high quality foods, simply cooked, means that using the right oils and condiments both in cooking and finishing dishes is more important than ever before.
There’s a bewildering choice available to the gourmet. Olive oils can be as variable in taste and character as red wine, so it’s important to choose the right one to complement each dish.
As a small family business, passionate about food, we have the time to consider our choices carefully and have selected a comprehensive range of ingredients to suit all tastes (and pockets!).
New website open
We are very pleased to launch a new sister website – www.gourmet-gifts.co.uk The focus of the store is imaginative and delicious gifts for the discerning gourmet including ready made hampers, fine wines, chocolates, luxury foods such as foie gras and caviar, and handy gadgets.
RECIPE OF THE MONTH
Moorish Herbed Lamb Stew
This is a delicious but very simple dish. It's great for cheaper cuts of meat – it works just as well with beef. The grated onions and lemon juice in the sauce help tenderise the meat as does pounding the meat with a mallet and cooking it slowly. click here for more
Barbera - Le Soste di Ulisse
Made with Nocellara and Biancolilla olives, this superb extra virgin olive oil is pressed within 12 hours of picking to yield a luscious oil that is bursting with fresh olive fruit, sweet herbs and almonds. The tin makes a great spaghetti container afterwards! click here for more