Vol. 2: Salmon with granadilla sauce – mouthwatering stuff!

Time to step up your culinary skills – Master Chef here we come! This is a classic and simple, yet very eloquent dish – definitely one to impress your date with, or the hungry in-laws coming over for a Sunday lunch! Complement the salmon fillet with fragrant rice, succulent stir-fried veggies or a fresh salad. Add a glass of cold-crisp Sauvignon Blanc and your taste buds (and the in-laws!) will thank you and praise your cooking skills repeatedly afterwards – a meal fit for royalty!

Valentine’s Day, a festival of love, is a romantic event celebrated all over the world. Whilst some nationalities present their partners with bouquets of flowers and handmade chocolates, others walk through frozen fields bare foot…!

Read on to discover some of the world’s most weird and wonderful traditions…

“J” is for Juniper Berry!

A juniper berry is the female seed cone produced by the various species of junipers, and therefore not a true berry. The cones from a handful of species, especially Juniperus communis, are used as a spice, particularly in European cuisine, and also give gin its distinctive flavour