Monthly Archives: November 2011

Seasonal Spirits

Trends in the bar world are mirroring those in the restaurant industry, according to Dominic Jacobs Bar Manager at the Fifth Floor, the swish Champagne and Cocktail bar at Harvey Nichols flagship Knightsbridge store. Bar tenders apparently have been through … Continue reading

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Black Mountain Gold – Jules James, Master Chocolatier

Jules James is not your typical Welshman.  When I meet him he’s wearing black knee-length shorts and a sporty black shell jacket. His accent is 100% transatlantic and he looks like he’s just stepped off a yacht. Only it’s a … Continue reading

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Black Mountain Mineral Water Company re-launches ‘century old water’

A century-old water! Now that’s a refreshing idea. The Abergavenny Food Festival’s water sponsor, Black Mountain Mineral Water Company knows that its bottled water has firm roots in the past. Anyone who thinks of bottled water is a (relatively) new-fangled … Continue reading

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Arun Kapil: A Spice Odyssey

If you haven’t yet discovered Green Saffron now is the time to check out their fresh, fragrant and vibrant products and to catch up with Arun Kapil,  the man who is raising the bar in the spice business. And if … Continue reading

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