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WHERE’S MY CHEESE? – The GREAT British Food Tour 2014 (part 8)

We’ve stopped for an afternoon smoke at the only remaining smoker on Anglesey. We’re talking award inning bacon, fish and eels. Well worth a look – smacznego! DeriMon – Anglesey’s only traditional Smokehouse DeriMon (translated from Welsh means ‘The Oaks of Anglesey’) – the name is derived from the fact that our property – Deri Isaf (meaning Lower Oaks) – is derived from the Welsh name for oak – ‘derwen’ … Read more »WHERE’S MY CHEESE? – The GREAT British Food Tour 2014 (part 8)

The GREAT British Sunday Lunch po Polsku

The GREAT British Sunday Lunch po Polsku Well I’m just back from a mega week long culinary trip round the UK and you know what I had a GREAT time tasting some pretty cool food. What matters is the ingredients and how you cook them. It’s not good enough to dismiss the Brits as having a heavy, fatty cuisine with a mish mash of everything on the plate. It’s all … Read more »The GREAT British Sunday Lunch po Polsku

Say Cheese – Say Yarg

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Say Cheese – We’ve been all the way to Cornwall to taste some YARG Piesek P is on the lookout for GREAT British Cheese in Poland – as he finds it he’ll let you know – just smile! Produced from a recipe which dates back to the 13th century, Cornish Yarg cheese was conceived and first produced in its present form by a cheese-making couple, Allan and Jenny Gray, on … Read more »Say Cheese – Say Yarg

WHERE’S MY CHEESE? – The GREAT British Food Tour 2014 (part 7)

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My name’s Trevor and I’m a Bangor Mussel man. I beg your pardon sir….What I meant to say is that I produce and purvey the finest Welsh Mussels to prestigious Amsterdam and Paris tables. The French and the Dutch love mussels and so do we! Mussels have the most impressive nutritional profile of all shellfish. They contain high levels of highly desirable long chain fatty acids EPA and DHA. These … Read more »WHERE’S MY CHEESE? – The GREAT British Food Tour 2014 (part 7)

WHERE’S MY CHEESE? – The GREAT British Food Tour 2014 (part 6)

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Rhug Estate is one of Britain’s leading organic farms, supplying premium sustainably reared meat to some of the country’s top restaurants. We caught up with owner Lord Newborough to find out more about the philosophy behind his field-to-plate operation. The farm produces and sells Aberdeen Angus beef, world famous saltmarsh and milk lamb, chickens, pork, bison, turkeys and geese. Rhug also sells wild game shot on the estate. Over the … Read more »WHERE’S MY CHEESE? – The GREAT British Food Tour 2014 (part 6)

WHERE’S MY CHEESE? – The GREAT British Food Tour 2014 (part 5)

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  Up the Shard – Pardon me! You really need to check this place out for dinner – we did – please let me tell you about it…. Aqua Shard, located on level 31 of The Shard serves innovative contemporary British cuisine. The restaurant boasts breath-taking views from its main dining room, private dining room and a spectacular three-storey high all-day atrium bar. Dishes feature carefully-selected fine British produce and … Read more »WHERE’S MY CHEESE? – The GREAT British Food Tour 2014 (part 5)

WHERE’S MY CHEESE? – The GREAT British Food Tour 2014 (part 4)

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When it gets to four o’clock the Brits get big time into afternoon tea – it’s a tradition and an institution – I went off piste with Pawel from RadioJem to give him a feel for the GREAT British Afternoon Tea…. Afternoon Tea Continues to be a great tradition and a must-do for many visitors to London. London’s afternoon tea offer is quite varied. At the top of the Tea … Read more »WHERE’S MY CHEESE? – The GREAT British Food Tour 2014 (part 4)

WHERE’S MY CHEESE? – The GREAT British Food Tour 2014 (part 3)

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London – A bit hungry? What’s on offer? A quick review….. Over lunch I took the time to ask our expert hosts about the different types of eating establishments in London – spoilt for choice is an understatement The GREAT British Pub and London Tavern As you can imagine there are thousands of pubs in London. In fact there are around 7000.There is a growing demand for good pub food … Read more »WHERE’S MY CHEESE? – The GREAT British Food Tour 2014 (part 3)

WHERE’S MY CHEESE? – The GREAT British Food Tour 2014 (part 2)

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What you need to know about the GREAT London Food Scene in 5 minutes…… We met up with Adrian and his friends and we went on tour round Clerkenwell, Smithfield and a whole area inspired by the arts and media scene. Before we do that we took stock of what is now arguably the GREATEST food cities in the world – London! I want to share what we discussed so … Read more »WHERE’S MY CHEESE? – The GREAT British Food Tour 2014 (part 2)

WHERE’S MY CHEESE? – The GREAT British Food Tour 2014 (part 1)

I’d just like to make it quite clear this blog is not about cheese! I am simply using the absence of GREAT British cheese in Poland as a synonym for a total lack of fine, specialty foods in this ravenous market. I am in the midst of a pasta, camembert and tapas revolution. Fast food is asserting its pole position and I have decided to take some action. My home … Read more »WHERE’S MY CHEESE? – The GREAT British Food Tour 2014 (part 1)