Articles in Category : Food & Drink

April 2021

Easter Cheer

Wine recommendations with Antoinette Milne - Wine for Life Learning

We’re celebrating Easter and the glory of spring this month! It’s finally here and with it, the wonderment of the season. We’re kicking off with bubbly Laurent Perrier Brut Champagne (and the beautiful glass gift set) before moving on to

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April 2021

Nishimura

Culinary Causerie with Lesley williams

Japanese cuisine has mostly passed me by. I have had sashimi – thinly sliced raw fish but not necessarily in a Japanese restaurant. I’ve eaten carpaccio of tuna in Portugal and Spain, so essentially the same thing. The secret being

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March 2021

Food and Family

Culinary Causerie with Lesley Williams

Lockdown has impacted hugely on most of our lives, especially from an eating out point of view. No more popping into the pub or wine bar for a drink before going on to a restaurant for dinner or meeting up

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Winter 2020

Culinary Causerie

With Lesley Williams

Fish ‘N’ Ice @ Slice Slice in Eversley Road has for many years been the jewel in Sketty’s crown. I have considered ourselves lucky to have such a prestigious restaurant – worthy of its entry in the Michelin Guide –

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Winter 2020

Ultimate chocolate cake

Recipe 2 with Maldon Salt Company

This is the perfect cake to make for Christmas if you don’t like the traditional fruit variety. Its intensely chocolate flavour is enhanced with the addition of Maldon sea salt crystals Ingredients 185g unsalted butter 185g dark chocolate 85g plain

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October 2020

Culinary Causerie

With Lesley Williams

Juniper Place Dai Wakely (right) has the distinction of being a Master Distiller. This title is the highest professional qualification offered by the Institute of Brewing and Distilling, so he is well placed to be in charge of the Cygnet

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October 2020

Learning about wine

With Antoinette Milne

Wine and spirits are fascinating and important subjects. Using the WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) Systematic Approach to Tasting can be invigorating and can most definitely enhance our pleasure of enjoying wine, spirits and food. They can take us

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