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Lantides Winery vineyard view

Greece has one of the world’s longest wine-making traditions yet the wines only sprung onto theglobal wine scene in the past 30 years. There are over 300 native grape varieties, nearly all of them unknown in any other wine-growing country. The Peloponnese, the southern-most tip of the Balkan Peninsula is a mountainous area with a […]

Roasted Carrots with Green Yogurt and Crispy Shallots

ROASTED CARROTS RECIPE with COLD GREEN YOGHURT AND CRISPY SHALLOTS From the wonderful “The Modern Spice Rack” (2023) by Esther Clark and Rachel Walker Sweet carrots sit well with nigella seeds and their slightly bitter, onion-like flavour. Here, they are combined with heady garam masala and Kashmiri chilli to create a showstopper of a dish […]

The team from the Stopham Vineyards stands in front of their vines in Sussex, England.

*Join us for a tutored wine tasting of Stopham Estate’s wines on July 25th at 6pm. Reservation required, read below to register. Join us for a tutored wine tasting with canapés from Panzer’s Kitchen “A Taste of England with Stopham Wines” with our wine experts Annette Scarfe MW and Christine Parkinson. We’ll be tasting three wines: the Stopham Estate […]

Paul Ainsworth's Asparagus with Burrata and Seaweed Dusted Sourdough

June sees the end of British asparagus season so it’s the last chance to celebrate them! Paul Ainsworth is the successful chef and restaurateur behind The Ainsworth Collection, which includes Michelin-starred No6 in Padstow where the menu showcases Cornish produce at its best. English asparagus, chimichurri dressing, burrata and seaweed sourdough croutons Ingredients 1 bunch […]

Potato latkes from A Lot on Her Plate by Rosie Birkett

Each month, we’re highlighting food writers, podcasters, creatives and home chefs who inspire us. This month: three of our favourite Substacks. If you are new to the world of Substack, think of them like a newspaper column in email form with a Patreon attached. You can subscribe to your favourite columnists’ regular updates by email. […]

A plate of ricotta gnudi with bright garden peas and radishes on a wooden table

Kicking off May with a gentle history lesson: peas happen to be one of the world’s oldest cultivated vegetables. Catherine di Medici, wife of Henry II, is credited with popularising peas (along with forks and artichokes) in 16th century France, according to food historian Alan Davidson. Here is a fresh and light spring recipe to […]

Morel mushrooms on toast with ricotta

Morels grow in just the strangest places. The new forest is famous for them, and our recipe author once spent 3 hours tramping around in the woods only to find them scrunched up by the car park. These spring mushrooms have a woody, earthy flavour. As with most mushrooms it makes sense to see them […]

Illustration of wine, bottle and grapes

Join us for a tutored wine tasting with canapés “Lesser Known Regions” with our wine experts Annette Scarfe MW and Christine Parkinson on April 20th at 6pm. This is a ticketed event (£10) – to register, please call us on 0277228162. We’ll be tasting our wines of the month from Lebanon and Uruguay: WHITE Château […]

A Panzer's milk bottle with the label "Milk from the Udder"

Join us for a fresh-off-the-farm experience. We’re introducing our very own milking station in the form of a darling British Fresian cow taking residency outside the coffee bar for the month of April. Pedigree Fresians produce an incredible 6020 litres per year. No fresher way to add milk to your morning coffee than by getting […]

Freshly picked wild garlic in a basket on the forest floor

Our favourite March seasonal recipes featuring the best from our greengrocers.  Wild garlic, our favourite thing to forage, comes into season this month until early June (but its flavour is best when young.)  Try Delicious Magazine’s Wild garlic, tarragon and mint roast chicken. Or try our wild garlic aioli recipe below. Nduja croquettes & wild […]