Prosecco versus Cava – which side are you on?

Over the last few years, the Italian fizz prosecco has gained enormous popularity through a combination of clever marketing, cool branding and hey, some of it actually tastes pretty good! As a cheaper alternative to champagne it has cornered the market as a celebratory drink, usually as an aperitif before a meal, but often enjoyed on its own throughout the evening. Spain’s equivalent to prosecco, cava, has been somewhat overlooked in the rush to embrace the charms of prosecco, which is a gr... read more

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Paella Sundays

Over the years as a family we have enjoyed many a paella in the garden, in the Summer. We light a small wood based fire (Jez obviously assumes control of this very quickly, because it requires a lot of peering, swearing and assessing of the heat). Inevitably, once we’ve finished the meal, a couple of hours later, he’ll say “that fire is perfect for cooking on now! Look at that charcoal, not too hot, perfect, we should have waited” Anyway, there’s a lot of hoo ha and spectacle with ... read more

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