One of the triggers for me first buying a Big Green Egg was the possibility of using it for cold smoking as well as all the other things the Big Green Egg excels at. It was also something that, at the time at least, very […]
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Having said that we had only come across grilled octopus once in Tuscany, the very next time we went out to eat – there it was on the menu.
When is a sardine not a sardine………..? Out shopping I saw what I thought were some lovely looking fresh sardines – only later when I checked the spelling of Acciughe (also often called Alici) did I realise that the sardines were in fact anchovy!! I […]
Grilled Octopus is not something commonly found in the restaurants of Northumberland! As yet I have only come across it on one occasion in restaurants in Tuscany but perhaps we need to get out more!! Anyway, octopus has the reputation of being tough and chewy […]
Wandering around the village on Friday we found that Friday here too was fish day – at the end of the car park there was a man selling fresh fish from his van. Well this was too good to miss! So amongst other things we […]