Bottega Gold: December wine of the month

Party season is upon us, so what better way to celebrate than with some gold standard fizz. Bottega Gold is one seriously classy prosecco – perfect for that party aperitif. What’s more, it comes in these spectacular gold glass bottles and is served in this...

Nick’s kitchen: celeriac

In seasonal terms, the ‘c’ word doesn’t just cover Christmas. In our line of business, it also covers celeriac. In chef circles it’s everywhere at this time of year – it featured in a lot of the savoury chef demonstrations at the Didcot...

Nick’s kitchen: the rise of sourdough bread

We couldn’t resist the bread pun in the title, sorry! Sourdough bread has been our 2016 baking adventure. That rather bland yet bubbly looking photo is something we’re actually rather proud of! There has been much noise and some hype about the more...

Nick’s kitchen: freshly baked bread

Is that sandwich you’re eating made from freshly baked bread or factory-farmed sliced? Did you know that Britons eat around 30m loaves of mass produced sliced bread every year. It’s no secret, but it’s not necessarily widely appreciated what mass...