Tag Archives: beer

Krombacher-Battered Calamari

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Krombacher-Battered Calamari

Calamari is a dish that I often choose if I see it on the menu. It works as a delicious starter or tasty pub snack. Just imagine you’re sat in a beer garden with the sun beaming down eating these delicious morsels of seafood with a cool glass of beer – pure joy. It’s also really easy to make and I’ve added a twist to the recipe by using beer – a Krombacher Pils. Continue reading

Brooklyn Beefsteak, Brooklyn Beer Mash Tour in London

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By contributor Mathew Lea.

The Brooklyn Beer Mash is a travelling food and arts festival which visits 8 American and European cities. The Mash runs a number of events including food tasting, cooking experiences, informational talks and comedy evenings. The Brooklyn Beefsteak is a feast of steak and beer, lots and lots of steak and beer. Naturally, it is the best event. Continue reading

Product Review and Recipe: Beer Can Chicken in Opies BBQ Sauce

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For a little while now, I’ve wanted to do a BBQ ‘beer can chicken’ recipe and after seeing a picture on Twitter of @LoveAndCake‘s and then more recently on North/SouthFood‘s blog, I was even more inspired to give it a go. I was sent some naturally smoked BBQ sauce samples from  Opies’ new range. They come in three flavours – hickory, chilli and garlic, and thought one of them would make a great marinade for the chicken. Continue reading

Giveaway: Daas Belgian Beers & Glass (CLOSED)

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Free beer!
Yep, that’s right. One of you lucky peeps can win 3 bottles of Daas premium, organic, Belgian beers with a stylish glass to match. They come in 3 varieties and you will receive 1 of each: Witte a cloudy wheat beer, Blond a strong golden beer and Ambré a rich amber ale. Continue reading

Mussels in Daas Beer

I like beer, a lot, not only for drinking ice cold straight from the fridge, but also to cook with. I came across this particular one on Saturday at the Taste of Christmas Festival. It’s an organic Belgian beer called Daas. I was given a taster and loved it, so got a bottle. Its got a sweet, complex, mellow malt flavour and very refreshing. Continue reading