Aromatic and flavoured bitters have experienced a dramatic resurgence behind the bar in recent years. For creative mixologists and adventurous palates, they’ve become a sort of liquid spice rack. Offering intense bursts of flavour to cocktails of all types, the new wave of artisanal bitters continues to grow with new tinctures appearing almost every day. […]
Enjoy this silky dark chocolate custard on its own or as a pie filling. Add Frangelico, Cointreau or Amaretto to switch up the flavour.
No need to fear a falling soufflé because this easy, foolproof recipe will make you feel like a chef. An elegant chocolate dessert for special occasions.
How do you take an exceptional martini and make it better? Or turn a great antipasti platter into an extraordinary one? Use Castelvetrano Olives, the authentically unique Sicilian olive that has exploded onto the culinary scene in recent years with addictive approval wherever they’re served. Use the Genuine Castelvetrano, no substitute will do: These delicious, […]
What is Himalayan Pink Salt? Himalayan Pink Salt traces its origins back roughly 250 million years. When the Himalayan Mountains were first formed, the ancients seas evaporated leaving mineral-rich salt deposits buried deep beneath the surface. While the salt is mined from under land-locked mountains, Himalayan Pink Salt is very much a salt born of […]
Coconut flour is a gluten-free flour made from ground coconut meat. A grain-free, low-carb flour, containing more fiber than any other flour available, it is relatively high in protein. Coconut flour adds a natural sweetness and unique flavor whenever used. Is Coconut Flour the Best Gluten-Free Flour to Use? If in need of gluten-free muffins, cake, bread or any other […]
Everybody knows (or so the song goes) that you can roast chestnuts on an open fire. The definitive taste of the holidays has been immortalized in song, but these nutrient rich, gluten-free and flavour-packed ‘goodies’ can strike many different chords in the kitchen and are not just limited to an open flame. Chestnuts have been […]
Without salt, life cannot exist. Our bodies utilize salt for a variety of essential, life-preserving functions, as do most land and marine animals on earth. The health benefits of salt may be murky at times and filled with conflicting information, but there’s no denying it’s good for our bodies. Salt, in moderation, can help a […]
You’ve probably heard the term “salt to taste.” It’s a catch-all phrase that illustrates everybody’s tastes are a little different. The tongue has been shown to recognize five main taste sensations (though, recent studies suggest it is capable of picking up on many more flavour ‘categories’. The five basic tastes are: salt, sweet, sour, bitter, […]
When you think of salt, you probably think of white. But you probably also know that salt comes in a variety of colours from different regions. Where does salt get its unique pink, red, blue, grey and black colours from? And what’s the difference between them? First, all salt is basically sodium chloride, an electrolytic […]
No one will know this delicious banana muffin is gluten-free. Change it up and add chocolate chips or chopped nuts.
Share Our Passion for Guinettes Cherries! How do you make a ‘Perfect’ Manhattan cocktail? If you think it’s by using both sweet and dry vermouth, you’d be wrong. You make the ‘Perfect’ Manhattan the same way you make the perfect Black Forest Cake, perfect crepes, and perfect Cherry Galettes: Use Guinettes Cherries. These ultimate brandied […]