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Choosing and Cooking the perfect Wagyu Steak

Choosing and Cooking the perfect Wagyu Steak

There are certain food items that seem to go beyond the effect they have on your taste buds. 

Certain foods resonate with us in new and unexpected ways. It may be the location we eat them in, or the people we share them with. Or it could be that the taste is so impressive and memorable that it truly lingers in our minds.

Anybody who enjoys high quality meats will likely have a favourite they go to when they can. And for many people around the world, that favourite will be Wagyu beef.

3 months ago
A variety of exotic fruit available from Fine Food Specialist

Discover new Fruit and Vegetables this spring

Making positive additions to your food selection is what we are all about here at Fine Food Specialist. We love sourcing wonderful culinary items you’re unlikely to find in your local supermarket, and make these easy for you to enjoy. 

Providing you with the chance to try something exotic, hard to find or completely new is part of our charm we feel. This applies across our range, but with spring here, we wanted to focus on our fruit and vegetable range in our latest blog.

4 months ago
seasonal vegetable box

Eating healthily and storing food properly

Generally in our lives, we need to do certain things and live in a certain way in order to be healthy and happy. This is a good mantra by which to live life generally. But there are times when we need to take extra special care of ourselves and ensure that the right things are going into our body. 

With the current health situation we are finding ourselves in, making sure we are eating healthily can help give our bodies a better chance of staying in a good shape. This means carefully picking and choosing the food we eat is an important thing to do. 

5 months ago
romanesco salad

A message to our customers regarding Coronavirus

In light of the uncertainty we all face in our daily lives with the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), I wanted to write to you directly to keep you informed of the steps I’ve asked my team at Fine Food Specialist to take to ensure we are prepared for all scenarios. My absolute number one priority is the safety of our customers and staff.

5 months ago
red lanterns for chinese new year celebrations

Celebrate Chinese New Year This January

Every year, there are a host of exciting events dotted throughout the calendar. These are the events that help shape every 12 months, and keep us looking forward to what’s around the corner.  But so caught up in our own worlds can we be that it’s easy to forget there are not only other worlds out there, but that there are other calendars out there as well!

7 months ago
oysters with edible flowers

Celebrate New Year in Style with Exquisite Oysters

Another year (and decade) is coming to an end, and that means that it’s time for parties and celebrations! Whether you’re the kind of person who loves a big end of year knees up or somebody who prefers a quiet night in, there’s no reason why you can’t enjoy excellent food options.

8 months ago
christmas chocolates in the shape of pudding and brussel sprouts

Top 10 Edible Gifts For Christmas

The festive season is nearly upon us and as such we’re all on the lookout for some Christmas gifts and treats. At Fine Food Specialist, we have a host of edible gifts that can make ideal Christmas presents, items or nibbles for the holiday period. 

9 months ago
christmas gourmet food hamper

Our Top Food Hampers for Christmas

Indulging in delicious food and drink is many people’s idea of a Christmas season well spent.  Given our area of expertise, we look forward to the Christmas period more than most. We love helping people find new, exciting flavours and styles of food each year. We understand the subtlety and complexity behind creating wonderful combinations of delicious food. Certain items will complement others, helping them to flourish and pop as you eat and enjoy combinations of great flavour.

9 months ago
mixed prawns

The Best Way To Enjoy Prawns

We all have our favourite types of luxury foods, and nothing quite matches a dish containing something you truly love the taste of and don’t get to eat every day. For many, perhaps due to the associations with holidays and sunshine, seafood is a top choice in the luxury food department. Exquisite fruits of the sea can be hard to acquire, but are so rewarding when they’re cooked to perfection and complemented by other fantastic food products. 

9 months ago
cheese board

Picking the Perfect Cheese Hamper

Everyone has somebody in their family or friendship group that is notoriously difficult to buy gifts for. Rather than simply scratching your head and searching frantically online for deals, ask yourself whether a choice range of delicious cheeses might be absolutely perfect for this difficult recipient. It might not be what your mind has immediately leapt to, but a wonderful cheese hamper could prove to be the perfect present. 

10 months ago