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The Real Facts About Cooking With Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Posted by Giles Henschel on

There is a lot of myth and misinformation about cooking with Extra Virgin Olive Oil but if you want the unvarnished truth – here it is… I was listening to the Kitchen Cabinet hosted by Jay Raynor (a restaurant critic I much admire) on Saturday 3 April as I was out and about with deliveries of one sort or another and I listened with increasing frustration as the nation was told under no uncertain terms that one should not cook with Extra Virgin Olive Oil which is patently not correct.  And here’s why. Once upon a time, a famous celebrity...

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Brand Loyalty, Hedging in Dorset and a Spot of Kindness

Posted by Giles Henschel on

Brand Loyalty & Weaselly Tyres If you’ve received a personal delivery from us then it’s more than likely that the bloke standing on your doorstep was me.  It’s even more likely that the delivery vehicle I arrived in it was an old off white Land Rover that’s been in our family since 2007.  It’s not exactly the most environmentally friendly vehicle and nor is it particularly comfortable to be in or to drive – in fact: it’s loud, it leaks, it has the turning circle of a cargo ship and it’s positively agricultural.  I do, however, assuage my conscience by...

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Olivey Lockdown Chronicle

Posted by Giles Henschel on

It’s around 3pm on Monday 18th January 2021 and today is Blue Monday – supposedly the most depressing day of the year. Well cobblers to that. Despite the fact there is a proper formula for it (see further down) we’re not having any of it and here's why...

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Latest Update...

Posted by Giles Henschel on

Firstly - A Great Big Thank You... ...for ordering with us - it really is very much appreciated So as you know - all orders received up to 10.30am on Christmas Eve have been despatched with FedEx and are on their way to their destination.  If you parcel has not arrived by the time Santa comes down your chimney we are really sorry but there is very little we can now do.  The couriers will continue to work right through Christmas Eve and will resume as soon as possible after Boxing Day.  We're taking some time off over the Festive...

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Important Notes for Pre-Christmas Orders

Posted by Mark Freeman on

All you need to know about pre-Christmas orders, Christmas gifting, wicker hampers and product substitutions.

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