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  Are you hungry? Unfortunately our tasty treats are just virtual, but if you’re interested in food and drink we can whet your appetite with this blog. While Food n Drink used to be a print publication, it has now moved with the times, and provides an online magazine and food and drink directory. This

RECIPE: Vegetable Tart

Summer has well and truly arrived, and what better way to celebrate than with a Mediterranean-inspired feast? This colourful vegetable tart will make a beautiful addition to any tapas spread, bringing that holiday feeling to the table in no time.     Vegetable Tart   Difficulty: Medium Preparation time: 50 minutes   Ingredients: 300gflour 125mlbeer

RECIPE: A Swedish summer to remember

BBQ season is now in full swing and rather than serving the usual smorgasbord of meats, why not go Swedish this summer? The unique combination of rich venison, aromatic juniper berries and distinctive Västerbottensost cheese are certain to set taste buds a-tingling. Named the “King of cheese’s” in Sweden, Västerbottensost has been made to the

RECIPE: Yuzu and Tofu Japanese Cheesecakes

With the spell of warm weather allowing diners to eat al fresco, these delightful Japanese cheesecakes are a sophisticated oriental take on the traditional British picnic this summer. The cheesecakes can be layered into empty jam jars, decorated with raffeta and ribbon and popped into hampers for easy transportation, bringing a smile to faces when

Foods That We Hate to Love

As the saying goes, we are what we eat. In this world of modern convenience, is it really such a surprise that the levels of sugar, additives and preservatives in our foods have given rise to one of the biggest heath risks of our time? From heart disease to tooth decay, it is becoming difficult

RECIPE: Bonne Maman’s Chocolate Orange Pots

​Bonne Maman’s Chocolate Orange Pots are the perfect indulgent addition to any picnic this summer. Simple to make with a light and smooth texture – whisk the ingredients together and pop into four pretty empty Bonne Maman Jars to chill, then serve with a slice of orange to decorate and enjoy! Prep Time – 10

Ready To Top Pizza Crust Re-Launched with New Box Design From Crosta & Mollica

Crosta & Mollica’s ‘Ready to Top’ Pizza Crust with a fresh tomato sauce re-launches with a brand new box design and contemporary colourful graphics – bringing to life the Altogether Italian brand proposition and visual identity. Available across 140 Waitrose stores nationwide from the end of June, the simple clean box design and newly adapted

Crosta & Mollica Bolli Launched In Waitrose

Crosta & Mollica are bringing a brand new product to its Altogether Italian bread snacking variety with the new launch of Bolli – crisp baked Italian crackers with black pepper. Made to a traditional recipe with wheat flour, potato and virgin olive oil, Bolli which means ‘stamps’ in Italian, was given to the product by

Any ideas as to what is in the wine you’re drinking?

FIND OUT WHY WE SHOULD BE PAYING MORE ATTENTION WITH ISABELLE LEGERON’S NEW BOOK, NATURAL WINE “A really inspiring book. Isabelle writes beautifully and it’s given me a lot to think about” - Olly Smith Over the last 5 decades the art of winemaking has got evermore controlled, processed and altogether unnatural. The crops is vineyards being

Big slowdown in organic area loss reported by new figures

In comparison to drop-offs seen in the last four years the decline in organic land area in the UK has slowed significantly. That’s the key fact to be found in the latest Organic Statistics released today by Defra and it has been welcomed by leading control body, Organic Farmers & Growers (OF&G). While the sector

RECIPE: Bonne Maman’s Chinese Duck A L’Orange

Delicious and easy for a light summers meal – Bonne Maman’s Chinese Duck ​ ​a ​​l’Orange is rich in citrusy flavours. The Three Fruit Marmalade with soy and sesame seeds makes a tasty, sticky oriental glaze – serve on a bed of leaves, watercress, shredded spring onions, cucumber and coriander with a trickle of sesame oil

The perfect recipe for gastronomic holidaymakers

If your idea of the perfect holiday is walking in Italy then you will find all the ingredients at Hedonistic Hiking. Their holidays have been designed to give their guests a taste of the real la dolce vita, and can you think of anywhere better to go on a gastronomic delight of a trip than