The Christmas Pudding, that most lovely, in my opinion, of all the scrummy Yuletide fayre. In this article we look at that one of the most famous exponents of this dish, the Victorian cook Mr’s Beeton. Christmas Pud Origins Christmas pudding, or plum pudding or figgy pudding, is believed to originate from the medieval period (early 15th centuary probably) when plum pottage was served during festivities. Plum pottage was a meat...
It’s true that Dutch cuisine doesn’t rank highly in the list of popular or well-known international fare. But they have produced some surprisingly good old stodgy winter fayre. In this article we look at “class” of dishes simply called Stamppot (literally ‘Mash Pot’).
You can’t beat a good piece of local fish. Try out this local lovely … Guernsey Whiting pie.
In this article we take a rye look at some of the great debates that rage in the world of tea making.
Tea certainly isn’t native to the British Isles so how did this come about? It certainly is an interesting story involving a Portuguese princess who was a tea addict, smuggling and even revolution.
The potato’s story begins about 8,000 years ago near Lake Titicaca, in South America. In this article we look at how it became the one of most popular foodstuff in the world today.
A Guernsey Biscuit isn’t a biscuit at all … but a savory roll with a firm crust and fluffy soft centre.
According to tradition, around AD 1000, an Ethiopian goatsman named Kaldi observed his herd becoming much more energetic after munching on the bright red berries of a certain bush – the coffee plant. He tried them himself and was the first person to get the energy buzz we’re all familiar with.
Tea is our national drink and without the tea bag preparing it would be a whole lot fiddlier. But how did this little invention come about ?
At its height there were 2,000 growers in Guernsey exporting nearly half a billion tomatoes every year. Today the industry is all but gone we look in this article at the rise and fall of a Guernsey legend.
The origins of one of the most famous world brands and something found on nearly every breakfast table.
Bring out your creative side – presentation is everything! …. Here’s a flexible and festive dish which can be used whenever
Jersey Royals have been grown on Jersey for over 130 years. But how did such a small place as Jersey become so renowned for a variety of potato ?
Home brewing apple cider is surprisingly easy. In this article we look at how you can use up all those spare apples from your garden that you might have every Autumn.