Truffles Questions


At one time, I would have said that truffles were an acquired taste, however in recent years more often my friends are recommending new truffles and suppliers to me, when a few years ago I was the only truffle aficionado I knew!

Today we’re reviewing some common topics of discussion, which I can easily answer given my years of experience enjoying truffles.

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Caviar Questions


Since my recent blog discussing fine foods, I’ve had some comments from friends asking about caviar in particular. There seem to be a range of questions which are quite common and easily answered, so in this spirit, today we’re discussing how caviar should served, and other considerations for enjoying caviar.

Meals featuring caviar
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Fruits You Must Try


We could all use more fruit in our diet, and what better way to make them more appealing than to add a touch of luxury?  Today we’re broadening our horizons, by exploring some of the most delicious, exotic and unusual luxury fruits money can buy. Read on to discover some truly special ingredients that will bring your favourite dishes to the next level.                  

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Selecting Luxury British Cheeses


Finding the perfect cheese for an occasion can be a daunting task. With so many varieties and differences, how do you know if a certain cheese is worth the price? To help you discover the perfect luxury cheese, we’ve compiled this guide to help you make your selection.                  

Whether you prefer mild, tangy, or sharp flavours, this article will teach you everything you need to know about choosing luxury British cheese in 2022.

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Misco’s Artisan Chocolate – 2021 Review


I’d first heard of Misco’s chocolate last year from a friend, who bought a box for their partner and was absolutely delighted by the quality of the chocolates and their presentation. In revisiting my notes from last Christmas, ordering a small box to indulge in seemed like the smart move.

Today I’m reviewing Misco’s artisan chocolates, to find out what the fuss is about, and whether my friends and family would enjoy them this Christmas.

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Questions about Wagyu


Wagyu beef has become immensely popular in the UK in recent years, somewhat surprisingly, given the market for Wagyu was non-existent in the UK just a decade ago.

Only in the summer of 2014 was a ban on imports of Wagyu beef to the UK lifted, allowing enjoyment of this Japanese delicay to resume.

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Foie Gras – A delicate ingredient


Foie gras is a peculiar food. Each December we collectively rush to buy tonnes of the stuff, before it is lost to our conciousness the next month. Lockdowns have only enhanced this trend, with December 2020 seeing the highest interest in foie gras since 2015. With this in mind, it’s likely that foie gras will continue to be a must-have Christmas treat in 2021, much like last year.

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