C&F Blog

Afternoon Delight; your guide to a socially distanced afternoon tea!
We all know it, that time of day that sits between lunch and dinner were the greedy gurgle starts to rear its ugly head and distract us from even the smallest of tasks. What this the solution? Afternoon tea, obviously!
Oysters: When compulsive shucking leads to……….early nights or a trip to A&E.
Have you ever wondered why oysters have a reputation as an aphrodisiac? Me too. They’ve contrived, over the years, to ruin countless ‘hot’ dates, despite their legendary powers to boost libido and jump start some ‘horizontal jogging’. We can blame...
Albariño - a seafood lovers wine!
  Not all of Spain is sun drenched and rain free. Rías Baixas (pronounced ‘Ree-ass By-shuss’ for the linguists) can be as wet as the British Isles. The Iberian land mass is one of the first places the rain clouds...
Cheesey love story: wine and cheese pairings’
Sipping a glass of wine whilst tucking into a cheese board is one of life’s great pleasures and cheese is one of the first foods most think of when combining with wine. But there is far more to this pairing than just opening any old Port you find at the back of your drink’s cupboard. For example, would you believe me if I said that white wine is generally a better match for cheese than red?
Gas or Charcoal?
Every self-styled pit master in the land has an unshakeable opinion on this! Perhaps it’s a primeval thing… something to do with the time old fascination of fire!
No one puts baby in the corner! Give Riesling a second chance!
Imagine surviving multiple interrogations in the ‘Black Tower’ only to face the prospect of a month’s waterboarding with Blue Nun!
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