Roz Crowley

Food, wine, travel, music


This relaxed recipe is an alternative to soda bread and saves the mess of slicing. Don’t get hung up on the proportion of wholemeal to white, but half and half … Continue reading

August 13, 2012 · 6 Comments

Balsamic vinegar

Balsamic Vinegar Balsamic vinegar has been part of the cuisine of many Italian regions for centuries. Matured for decades and traditionally for 12 years, this aged vinegar can be smooth … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Spain’s food and wine

Spain’s culinary history goes back a long way, but it was Cervantes through his character Sancho Panza who declared that hunger was the best sauce, and often surviving on a … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Vermentino: a grape variety to watch out for

A grape type to watch out for in Italy is Vermentino. It would be easy once a sample is enjoyed to describe its fruitiness and full flavour, but it’s not … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Tabasco town

Based in Louisiana in the heart of the Mississippi delta, I visited the Tabasco factory recently to see the operation. Impressed with the artisan feel and environmental awarness, I was … Continue reading

May 17, 2012 · 2 Comments

Mississippi blues

Louisiana is open for business, but life is tough. Recovery from hurricanes is a slow process and any trip to the southern crescent state needs to be done with a certain … Continue reading

May 17, 2012 · Leave a comment