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Starting a Taste Revolution

Posted on 21st Oct 2014 by Henry Chevallier Guild in Henry's Travels


It’s never a short journey to Australia; remarkable though it is that you can get to the other side of the planet in 27 hours, it’s still a hell of a slog. So dropping in for a mere 5 days was always going to be challenging, even if it meant I could go to my cousin’s 50th in Melbourne on the way home. Oh, and I caught up with great buddies who live in Sydney, and it’s a fine city to hang out in and I had a gorgeous Air BnB rooftop apartment – tcha! Some people are never satisfied eh?
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Preserving a Tradition

Posted on 16th Oct 2014 by Polly Robinson in Cook & Eat


​There is something homely and hearty about the idea of pickling, it’s the actual getting on with it that may be holding some of us back. So, if your apron has remained faithful to its post behind the kitchen door for several months, you will be glad to hear that pickling is actually a simple matter, or can be….
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5 awesome things I drank at Burning Man 2014

Posted on 10th Oct 2014 by Henry Chevallier Guild in Henry's Travels


I recently wrote about my trip to the Burning Man Festival. As ever, this provided an excellent opportunity to experience a number of different beverages in a completely unique setting.
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Embrace the abundance of Autumn and get pickling!

Posted on 6th Oct 2014 by Polly Robinson in Cook & Eat


Pickling is enjoying a resurgence in popularity. It can be a thrifty way to make use of your overabundant crops and also a relatively simple one - and you don’t feel you have to grow your own to pickle. During the harvest in autumn, markets and supermarkets offer a wealth of fantastic seasonal British produce to take the plunge and start pickling.
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Burning Man 2014

Posted on 3rd Oct 2014 by Henry Chevallier Guild in Henry's Travels


From my personal experience, I can confirm that The Burning Man Festival is an extraordinary event and, contrary to what the Red Tops and popular press would have you believe, it is the most positive affirmation that there is great hope for the future of humanity. That may sound a little melodramatic, but if you hadn't ever heard of Burning Man before, put your ears to the ground and the likelihood is that you soon will.
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An Account of Apples

Posted on 29th Aug 2014 by Polly Robinson in Cyder House


The Aspall orchards planted by Clement Chevallier in 1728 are largely unchanged in nearly 300 years - there is a sense of timelessness and strong connection with the past.
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