Celebrating 300 years of Martell cognac with Cl...

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Club Gascon is a firm favourite with vialaporte, so when chef Pascal Aussignac teamed-up with Martell cognac to create a menu to celebrate their 300th anniversary, we were delighted to share in the experience. The brief: to bring …

Cellar Gascon // “Best of Taste” me...

Wahoo cornetto & Gascon mess

Once again, Michelin-starred Pascal Aussignac has shown London’s chefs how it’s done at Taste of London by winning the “Best in Taste” award for his 2014 signature dish, “Croque Gascon”. Stunning recognition really given the competition and considering that …

Alain Ducasse Menu // Versailles // 18 Courses ...

Grand Chef Alain Ducasse holding a constellation of stars cooked 18 dishes for the French head of state François Hollande and his Chinese counterpart for a private dinner at the Grand Trianon in Versailles (27/03/14) From the King Kitchen Garden, vegetables …

Joe & Seph’s // Gourmet Popcorn

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Bar snacks. They don’t come much more predictable than nuts and olives. Which raises the question, why can’t there be a more gourmet option for the British snacker? Well, that was exactly what Joseph Sopher, wife Jackie and …

Frapin // a Cognac of excellence…

Frapin XO

Owned by the Frapin-Cointreau family with its wine making history dating all the way back to the 12th century, Frapin Cognac is regarded as one of the finest brands in the world. So what makes Frapin such a unique …

Prince de Galles // Les Heures & Le Patio ...

Les Heures - Prince de Galles - Paris

When you arrive at le Prince de Galles (The Prince of Wales) in Paris, you feel like you’ve stepped into the history of the Champs Élysée. From Sir Winston Churchill to Marlene Dietrich, its guest list has been …

Arganic Argan Oil // A Gourmet’s Secret

Arganic Oil

Arganic founder Dana Elemara began her love for cooking as a child when from the age of 11 she would regularly prepare meals for the family. Born and bred in London but with Middle Eastern roots, Dana was …

Foodies Festival // Across Britain this summer!

Angela Hartnett in aciton

Bigger and brighter across Britain this summer Foodies Festival is back for 2013 and it just keeps on growing! From its beginnings back in Edinburgh in 2007, it has become the country’s largest food and drink celebration, having …

Welsh Lamb // first class meat

Welsh lamb shank

Welsh lambs spend their entire lives in Wales, breathing its clean air, eating only its fresh grass and drinking its pure water;  they are cared for by farmers who use traditional, sustainable farming practices. No wonder this meat is …