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Food & Wine

Pondering the perfect wine to accompaniment a specific dish or recipe? This comprehensive guide to pairing food and wine courtesy of Wine Folly (www.winefolly.com) is an excellent guide if you’re unsure. If you’re simply searching for delicious accompanying snack, why not try The Dormen ‘Great With’ Range. Blend No 2 is Great With Red Wine and good company, combining smoked almonds, caramelised peanuts, bitter chocolate chips and cranberries. Blend No 3 is Great With White Wine and sociable company, with a elegant mix of creamy cashews, delicate coconut flakes and juicy cranberries.

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How to make the perfect Tom Collins

How to make the perfect Tom Collins

(COURTESY OF THE GIN FOUNDRY - www.ginfoundry.com) Named after a hoax that was doing the rounds of New York in 19874, the Tom Collins has immortalised itself into one of the most iconic gin cocktails around. How to make a Tom Collins: 60ml Gin 30ml Fresh Lemon Juice 20ml Sugar Syrup Combine the first three ingredients in a Collins glass with ice Stir and then top with Soda Add straws and Serve Garnish with an orange slice For full details see http://www.ginfoundry.com/cocktail/tom-collins-cocktail/ A classic Tom Collins cocktail is perfect with The Dormen Great With Blend No 5 a subtle mix...

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Calling all rum connoisseurs!

Calling all rum connoisseurs!

If you’re a fan of rum then don’t miss the excellent annual RumFest which is in it’s 11th year and showcases over 400 of the most diverse rums from across the globe. Taking place at London’s ILEC Conference Centre on 22nd and 23rd October 2017 you can find more details here - http:// rumfest.co.uk/ The perfect accompaniment to a rum & cola? Why not try The Dormen Great With Blend No 4 a punchy mix of sweet caramelised almonds, roasted peanuts and cherry flavour raisins.

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15 of the best Cabernet Sauvignons

15 of the best Cabernet Sauvignons

  What’s not to like about cabernet sauvignon, the king of the red wines with its deep berry flavours, smooth tannins and hint of spice and cedar? The grape’s thick skin and resistance to disease has seen it spread from Europe to the new world with wines of consistently high quality coming from Australia, South Africa, Chile and California. John Clarke review’s 15 of his favourite here - http://www.independent.co.uk/extras/ indybest/food-drink/best-cabernet-sauvignons-under-10-20-30-25-50-wine- a7308996.html Why not try The Dormen Blend No 2 Great With Red Wine and good company? Smoked Almonds blended with caramelised peanuts, bitter chocolate chips and cranberries - click here...

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Profile: Lager

Profile: Lager

As featured on There’s A Beer For That - www.beerforthat.com Lager is the world’s favourite type of beer. All the biggest beer brands are lagers, from Budweiser to Carling to Pilsner Urquell, which is the original Pale Lager. There are other kinds of Lagers, though: Bock, Dortmunder, Dunkel, Helles, Rauchbier, Vienna Lager and more besides. Some of these — like Vienna or Dunkel — are far from golden, too. There are Dark Lagers as well as Pale Lagers. So what sets Lager apart from Ale? Two things. Lagers are fermented with a slow acting yeast that is able to do...

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