News & Recipes


Pork fillet in puff pastry

It’s all about luck in this world. Why is it that some domesticated animals share our bed while others get stuck in the mud? It’s the story of the dog and the pig. The former nowadays even have their own trimming parlours – and if the owner is one Paris Hilton, then the dog will [...]

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Christmas Turkey

If you think about it, Christmas is all about making wishes. Children write letters to Santa with their wish lists for presents, while adults make wishes to bump into other adults under the mistletoe. And if that’s not enough we’ve even planted wishing traditions in the Christmas nosh. Take the Christmas pudding (also called plum [...]

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Lamb Shanks with Mashed Potato

Mary Sawyer was a young girl who lived in Massachusetts in the early 1800s. There was nothing particularly striking about her except that one day, at the suggestion of her brother, she took her pet lamb to school. A commotion naturally ensued, which ended up with the teacher writing a poem about it, which in [...]

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Quails with Honey

I’ve heard it’s all rumours’ is the latest album of that British indie rock band from Devon called, aptly, The Quails. Perhaps you haven’t heard of them yet, but there’s a chance you might soon enough. According to the “independent family-owned newspaper” issued in their hometown of Teignmouth: “The Quails are fast gaining a reputation [...]

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Baked Fresh Fish

According to new research from the University of North Carolina, mothers who want bright little children should eat fish regularly during pregnancy, as it makes their babies brainier. Children aged 15 months were tested for their understanding of words and those with mothers who ate fish more than once a week scored 7 per cent [...]

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