Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

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Old Butcher’s Wine Cellar Famous Mulled Wine

Feeding Time Blog

Perhaps it’s because I’m Australian, but I’ve never really picked up on the mulled wine tradition here in the UK. To me it tasted either too sour or overly spiced and stating the bloody obvious – what’s with warm wine?

But things change. A few weeks ago I dragged the boys down to the Cookham Christmas Street Fayre that’s held in the High St in early December. If you’ve never been, the Cookham Christmas fayre is a corker; jam-packed with amazing food stands, a couple of choice rides and plenty of gift stalls and alcohol – the perfect recipe for …

Working the turkey at Copas

Working the turkey at Copas

I visited the Copas Turkey farm in Cookham last week for a press jaunt. We were invited for a sneak preview of their turkey-carving masterclass. After getting mildly lost down the back lanes of Cookham Dean I eventually found a kindly dog-walker who pointed me in the right direction. Turkeys, turkeys everywhere. Funny creatures they are, awkward and inelegant and surprisingly curious. These fabulous fowl known as the Bronze turkey, for the way their dark feathers glint like copper in the sun, are almost dog-like the way they gravitate to visitors, responding to our turkey mimics with a hearty group …