The thrill of Taipei

The thrill of Taipei

Taipei City is capital of the subtropical island of Taiwan. It has a population of just under three million and is situated in the Nothern-most part of the country. The Evening Standard newspaper contained a photograph on Thursday 5 March 2015, as part of the striking...
The White Truffle

The White Truffle

Largest White Truffle Ever Found In 2007, Stanley Ho, a casino owner, paid $330,000 for a 3.3 lb. white truffle. In 2010 an auction price of £165,000 was paid for a pair of white truffles, following this in 2010, the largest found truffle sold at auction for $417,200...
What are saveloy skins made of?

What are saveloy skins made of?

The skin of a saveloy used to be made from pig intestines that came in a huge barrel of salt. The skins were soaked in cold water to make them pliable and then loaded onto the nozzle. The raw saveloys were then cooked in dye filled tanks. This gave the saveloy its red...
The Doctor of Chocolate

The Doctor of Chocolate

Cambridge University have created a new post for a doctor of chocolate for a three and a half year project to look into how chocolate can remain solid in warm climates. The job was placed in the university’s department of chemical engineering &...