cookery classes in Somerset

Bini Ludlow gives her tips on spices


You must recognise the flavour of spices before blending them, so crush in a pestle and mortar and taste.

Sip water between tastings and make a note of each flavour; the lovely warming sweetness of cassia bark or the citrus undertones of coriander.

To find out more about Sweet Cumin's cookery classes, click here.

Telephone Bini on: 07961 320 193 for more information.

eating out in yeovil and somerset

The recipe for a great meal out in West Somerset!

Good company, great food, Christmas crackers and all the trimmings are usually the ingredients for a great meal out during the festive season. But what about the food hygiene rating?

Whatever your recipe for eating out this Christmas, make sure you choose one of the 484 of eateries in West Somerset with a rating of 3 or more.

The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme rates food businesses on their hygiene standards, based on inspections carried out by the Environmental Health Team at West Somerset Council. Businesses in the area are rated on a scale ranging from 0 which means ‘urgent improvement necessary’ to a top rating of 5 which is ‘very good’.

cake company in Yeovil

Ice Maiden Cakes

Ice Maiden Cakes – New Patisserie, Design & Bake Celebration Cake Shop in Yeovil – has all the ingredients for success!

26 November 2013 – Yeovil has a number of delicious reasons to celebrate this week as Ice Maiden Cakes, a new design and bake cake shop on Church Path, Yeovil opens its doors to customer’s wanting to buy some of the delicious cakes and pastries produced by owner and baker Julie Gibson.

Julie has been passionate about baking since the age of five when she was inspired by her Nan’s creations and she has not only inherited the knowledge of successful baking but also the secret ingredients that go into creating culinary masterpieces that keep customers returning again and again.

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Head Office: 163 Seabourne Road, Bournemouth. BH5 2HH
Contact details Yeovil office: 07900 99648607900 996486 e-mail: