To Oak or not to Oak
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Ever since we got bored with heavily-oaked Chardonnay that emerged from Australia in the late 1980s oak has had a bad reputation. It can help to soften the tannins in a red wine but drinkers do not seem to want … Read More

Smoked Salmon Fishcakes
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 From ‘Made at Home: Curing & Smoking’ by Dick & James Strawbridge Serves 4 Ingredients: 1kg new potatoes 150g smoked salmon, roughly chopped 4 spring onions, roughly sliced 2 fresh red chillies, chopped into rings, seeds and all 100g pitted … Read More