Category Archives: Black Peppercorns

The Tale of the Little Red Fish

Do I have a favourite fish? Such a question needs smart footwork because we all have favourites, but then comes after a moment’s reflection  ‘and this, and that, of and then there’s…..’. Sans doute, I have a favourite fish and … Continue reading

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Turbot’s a Fluke

The Scots know plenty about fishing. The cold waters around their +6000 miles of coast give up some of the best fish and seafood we eat in Europe. Some 60% of all the fish landed in the UK comes from … Continue reading

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Blood from an Orange

The blood orange has struggled for acceptance outside its areas of production. Only those daring to trial or in the know seemed to buy them in quantity when they arrive in the shops from January on until mid-April – some … Continue reading

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