Black pudding aka. morcilla, boudin noir… Whatever you call it, this ingredient is often unfairly maligned and misunderstood. Allow us to set that right.
The pine nut is a wonderful little thing. It is also ridiculously expensive in comparison to other nuts, not without good reason though.
Of course you can boil, bake, fry or mash them, but did you know that the wondrous potato also has a wide range of non culinary uses?
Buy an egg anywhere in Europe and it will come stamped with a series of numbers and letters, but what do they mean?
Don’t waste your time and money buying bizarre flavoured vinegars. Infuse your own yummy creations with things like pine needles.
Bananas are… radioactive berries that fight depression, piss off bees and are good for cleaning shoes.
Sadly, despite sounding like one, ‘Yarg’ isn’t an ancient Cornish word. It is an excellent pasteurised cow’s cheese though.
Why you should not buy expensive, odd smelling and chemical rich ‘microwave popcorn’. Just buy ‘popcorn’ and microwave it.
Ever heard of the pyruvate scale? No, we thought not.
Suet is an interesting ingredient, little known in most of the world, widely used in Britain, but most people don’t actually know what it is…