Tasting Notes

The reinvention of marshmallows

They’re popping up at food festivals and in the gourmet section of our favourite foodie retailers. FOUR loves the humble marshmallow…

Must have treats - marshmallows It’s said that one of this year’s big foodie trends is the humblemarshmallow. Sweet, nostalgic and a little light treat, we love these pretty little packets, available at London's luxury mecca, Harrods. Part of the special circus-themed Cirque du Sweet range (£4.95), these aptly named 'Squeezy Clown Noses' are available online and in store.www.harrods.com

January 22, 2013

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Culinary Countdown to Lyon

Lyon is gearing up to host the 13th Coupe du Monde la Pâtisserie competition, which kicks off this weekend

Created by its founding president, Gabriel Paillasson in 1989, the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie is the worldwide benchmark event for the pastry-making industry, bringing together the whole profession and revealing tomorrow’s leading talents and trends. 22 qualifying teams from around the world, comprising a pastry chef, a chocolate maker and an ice cream maker, will compete in a culinary arena in front of judges.The winning team will take home €21,000, the trophy designed by Antoine Arnaud and the gold medal.€12,000 and the silver medal will be awarded to the...

January 21, 2013

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Final call for food and wine photographers

Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2013 is still open for entries

Professional and amateur food photographers from all over the world have until January 31 to submit their photographs into one or more of 13 categories. Categories include Food in the Street; Food Portraiture; Food in the Field; Young (under 18s) and the new category – Apple, which involves the judges looking for innovative and beautiful images of, yes, you got it, an apple! 25 judges, including food journalists, editors, publishers, chefs and the cream of the food, drink and restaurant industry, will sieve through entries to narrow down finalists and winners, with one...

January 16, 2013

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The Fandler Oil Mill

Something for the weekend…

Nurtured over three generations, the Fandler Oil Mill has produced oil as early as 1926. Since then, great diligence and love have been integral parts of each drop, obtained in a procedure that has a long tradition within the classic oil production: the hydraulic stamp press procedure. The result of this process is always 100% pure, genuine, high quality oil, with a distinctive natural colour, a typical aroma and a unique, pure flavour. In October 2012 the Fandler Oil Mill finished a new home for its future ideas. They now have the possibility to present the variety of...

January 10, 2013

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