Caseificio Villa Mini Mozzarella Cheese

Caseificio Villa Mini Mozzarella Cheese

These mini bite-size mozzarellas are absolutely gorgeous. Soft and creamy (some mozzarellas can be too chewy) with a beautiful taste of fresh milk. They melt in your mouth and are almost too moreish, if that’s possible… Caseificio Villa are based in the northern Italian lake region and also make an excellent Ricotta. Tips: thanks to their… Continue Reading Caseificio Villa Mini Mozzarella Cheese

Soignon Ste Maure Goat’s Cheese

Soignon Ste Maure Goat’s Cheese

Goat’s cheese come in three varieties: fresh, cream cheese style, ripened like camembert with its traditional log-like shape or small drums that are more matured and dry . The Soignon is of the second variety. Sometimes goat’s cheeses can be a bit overwhelming, especially when over-ripe, but the Soignon is just on the right side of… Continue Reading Soignon Ste Maure Goat’s Cheese

Ethnic Delights ‘Suprême de Basilic’ Basil Spread

Ethnic Delights ‘Suprême de Basilic’ Basil Spread

This is a sort of glorified French version of Pesto sauce. The basil flavour is subtle but very tasty. More like a spread, as the name suggests, it is very tasty and smooth. We say: Oui! Tips: can be used as a pasta sauce but also as a canapé spread, like a Tapenade. Make: Casimex Price:… Continue Reading Ethnic Delights ‘Suprême de Basilic’ Basil Spread

French Red and White Wine Vinegars

French Red and White Wine Vinegars

It would seem that wine vinegars are much more common on the continent than in the UK. Lack of grapes is one explanation, but also kosher rules make it easier to use non-grape versions. That’s a shame because wine vinegar is a much more flavoursome choice. Here are two very decent examples, both white and… Continue Reading French Red and White Wine Vinegars

Memmi Boutargue ‘Classique’ (Bottarga)

Memmi Boutargue ‘Classique’ (Bottarga)

What is that??!! This is definitely one of the stranger items on our website but you might just fall in love with this Sardinian speciality, so bear with us. Bottarga is a slab of compressed fish eggs, salted and dried. Don’t go away… It is absolutely delicious. A bit like dried caviar, it has a… Continue Reading Memmi Boutargue ‘Classique’ (Bottarga)

Alemany Orange Honey

Alemany Orange Honey

This Spanish honey comes in a wide range of aromas including Rosemary, Thyme, Eucalyptus, Heather, Chestnut as well as Royal Jelly, Propolis and more. We liked the fact that this is crystallised honey but still soft enough to be spreadable. The orange blossom perfume is subtle and delicious. The Alemany family has been making honey for… Continue Reading Alemany Orange Honey

Michelangelo Mozzarella Cheese

Michelangelo Mozzarella Cheese

This is certainly one of the best kosher mozzarellas around. Not rubbery, dry or bland, it is has just the right moisture and texture. Soft and creamy with a deep taste of milk. It doesn’t get any better than this. The Michelangelo is true work of art. Tips: Don’t waste this as a pizza topping (although… Continue Reading Michelangelo Mozzarella Cheese

‘Les Demoiselles de Trémolat’ Poultry Liver Mousse with Morels Mushrooms

‘Les Demoiselles de Trémolat’ Poultry Liver Mousse with Morels Mushrooms

This is a very nice pâté/mousse made from mixed poultry liver. Blended in are small slivers of morels mushrooms that add a subtle earthy twist. The Demoiselles de Trémolat (which sounds like a French art film from the 60s…) have a range of differently flavoured pâtés. A nice collection to explore. Tips: Spread thinly on nice country bread… Continue Reading ‘Les Demoiselles de Trémolat’ Poultry Liver Mousse with Morels Mushrooms

‘Oro del Desierto’ Organic Olive Oil

‘Oro del Desierto’ Organic Olive Oil

A very nice cold pressed organic extra virgin olive oil from Rafael Aguilera’s solar powered olive farm in Almeria, Spain. Of medium intensity but with a subtle, light perfume. Comes in a beautiful bottle and a spout that works (unlike some you buy in shops) which can be re-used and looks great on your table.… Continue Reading ‘Oro del Desierto’ Organic Olive Oil

Great Food Falafels

Great Food Falafels

These are great appetisers and come in various flavours: Tuscan Bites, Mediterranean, Sweet Potato Pakora, Mint and Quinoa, Moroccan. Our favourite are the Tuscan Bites, but all are good. Fluffy and not over-spiced. Tasty bite-sized treats. Tips: Just heat them up in the oven/microwave and accompany with some cottage or feta cheese. Add sprinkle of olive… Continue Reading Great Food Falafels