Tag: artisan

The Tiny Bakery, Leicester
Artisan bread can be tricky to find in Leicester. With the high street domination of Greggs seemingly never coming to an end, we headed a little outside the city centre on our search. In the Clarendon Park area, the whispers suggested that there was a small bakery...

The Bertinet Bakery, Bath

The Bertinet Bakery, Bath
Somewhere on my vast bookshelf is a cookery book dedicated to pastry. This book is by a man called Richard Bertinet, owner of a bakery in the side streets of Bath. Bertinet’s book is simple and informative and has always stayed in my mind. I headed to his bakery...
Gelato Village, Leicester
The heatwave shows no sign of ending so to bring our temperatures down a bit, we headed to an ice cream parlour in the St Martin's area of Leicester city centre. Gelato Village came to Leicester in 2014 but it’s taken us until now to discover the place, better...
Home Cured Chorizo with Scallops
The kind folks at Spicely Does It have sent me a real artisan’s treat. A sausage making machine complete with the basis to bang out my own chorizo sausages - how exciting! The kit, first of all, is superb. A compact machine capable of grinding a coarse mince with...
Hong Kong Fish Balls at Home
If you’re a regular viewer of these pages you may have come across a post about how to get the best fish balls in Hong Kong. Well, no worries if you missed it because here is an actual recipe for that popular street snack - and it’s incredibly easy. Now...