Rick Stein’s Food Heroes
of Britain and a new book by Stuart Pigott.
The new Rick Stein Guide to the Food Heroes of Britain is published
on the 17th March 2005. I am pleased to announce that Breaky Bottom
is again listed in the second edition of his directory of the
best food producers in Great Britain and Ireland.
This guide is the companion volume to the Food
Heroes TV series and is a very personal selection from one of
Britain’s most trusted authorities on food. The book is
a guide listing recommended producers and suppliers and therefore
does not contain recipes. Of the great bag-full of TV chefs I
feel most at ease with Rick Stein. He manages to achieve a balance
between absolute passion for the best of foods with a certain
laid-back feeling in his style of presentation, very much to my
taste …..and he likes Breaky Bottom!
Wine writer Stuart Pigott has included Breaky Bottom in his new
book ‘Planet Wine’, based on grape varieties, which
is published by Mitchell Beazley. Our sparkling Cuvée Rémy
Alexandre 1999 is the only English wine featured, under Seyval
Blanc, with two fine photographs. It is a beautifully presented
book which describes the different grape varieties of the world
and how they contribute to the various tastes and styles, and
how the winemakers’ influence can develop rich and complex
wines. This is a book which gives informative and well-written
little glimpses of the grape varieties around the world and an
insight into the people who bring out the best in them……….worth
buying at £18.99.